Entries by Bradley Cleveland

TIP Sheet: Trade Show Installers Needed

Sign and Display Local 510 may need extra workers for trade show work in San Francisco,  San Jose, Santa Clara, and other locations in the Bay Area. Possible work days are: September 22-23, September 26-30, October 8, and October 10. Job Description Installers set up and remove of exhibits, displays, signage, carpets, furniture, pipe and […]

Free Training in Ironworker Skills — RSVP by Sept 9th

The Ironworkers are offering a free 3-week training class, “Reinforcing Ironwork Skills.” If you are interested in this class, you must RSVP for the orientation by this Friday, September 9th, and  attend orientation on Monday, September 12th, at 4 p.m. The course runs from September 26th to October 14, 2016, Monday through Friday, from 6:30 […]

California’s $15 Minimum Wage Earthquake!

Editor’s Note: This article, authored by Martin J. Bennett of North Bay Jobs with Justice,  first appeared at Beyond Chron. Governor Jerry Brown recently signed legislation boosting California’s minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour — a 50 percent increase that made the state’s minimum wage the highest in the nation. The hike will […]

TIP Sheet — Ironworkers Training Class

The Ironworkers are offering a free three week training class that could lead to a apprenticeship. If you are interested, you must RSVP by Friday, September 9th, 5 p.m., by calling the Ironworkers at 707.746.7666. The orientation session is mandatory for those interested in the training class. It takes place Monday, September 12, 4 p.m., at […]

San Mateo City Council to adopt $15 minimum wage on July 18th

Press Advisory Where: San Mateo City Hall, 330 West 20th Avenue, San Mateo When: Monday, July 18th, 2016, 7 p.m. For more info: Bradley Cleveland, 510.967.1066, bfcleveland@gmail.com City Council considers two options: $15 by 2018 or $15 by 2019 The San Mateo City Council will vote to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance at its July 18th meeting. The City Council […]

Effects of a $15 Minimum Wage by 2019 in San Jose

The San Mateo City Council will vote on the adoption of a $15 minimum wage ordinance at their July 18th, 2016 meeting. To understand the likely impact of a $15 minimum wage, we publish the  following analysis of  the impact of such a wage increase for San José. Authors Michael Reich, Claire Montialoux, Annette Bernhardt, Sylvia A. […]

Effects of the Minimum Wage on Infant Health

The minimum wage has increased in multiple states over the past three decades. Research has focused on effects on labor supply, but very little is known about how the minimum wage affects health, including children’s health. What follows is an excerpt from a paper, published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, that links a […]