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Workers: We’re getting stiffed on minimum wage hike

Workers: We're getting stiffed on minimum wage hike

By Jonathan Horn, ABC News 10, August 15, 2016 SAN DIEGO – Workers across San Diego are earning bigger paychecks now that voters increased the city’s minimum wage to $10.50 an hour. But thousands of workers now say they’re getting stiffed. Darlene Nelson said she was shocked and appalled when she got her last paycheck. She’s still earning $10 an hour at her job in the city, even though voters passed Proposition I in June to raise it to $10.50 an hour. “We’re all having a hard time living here, making ends meet,” said Nelson. “It’s hard to live in San […]

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Locals react to statewide minimum wage increase

Locals react to statewide minimum wage increase

By Charlie Misra, KSBY, April 4, 2016 KSBY.com | San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Area News Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Monday morning raising the California’s minimum wage from $10 an hour to $15 by 2022. More than a dozen members of the United Domestic Workers of America applauded in Santa Maria as they watched a live stream of Gov. Brown signing the bill. Homecare provider Stephanie Eppert hopes the increase will help her and many others who are struggling to make ends meet. “It’s been a long battle,” Eppert said. “We marched in Sacramento. We’ve gone everywhere. […]

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Santa Maria Workers Join Together To Watch Signing Of Minimum Wage Bill

Santa Maria Workers Join Together To Watch Signing Of Minimum Wage Bill

By Amanda Valdes, KEYT-KCOY-KKFX, April 4, 2016 SANTA MARIA, Calif. – About a dozen Santa Maria workers sat together Monday morning to watch Governor Jerry Brown sign the bill that raises the minimum wage to $15 by 2022. Among the group were members of the United Domestic Workers Homecare Providers Union. “This is very personal to us the gov is signing a bill that directly affects the type of work that we do,” said Yesenia DeCasaus, Regional Coordinator for the union. It is one of many groups statewide that was pushing for the minimum wage increase. Many of them say […]

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California could approve highest minimum wage in nation

California could approve highest minimum wage in nation

Today Governor Brown is expected to announce a deal raising wages to $15 an hour and providing paid sick leave to IHSS providers! UDW has been a part of the Fight for $15 – check out some of our recent actions in San Diego, including a Channel 10 interview with IHSS provider and UDW member Latanya Cline: Read more.

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Homecare providers react to Governor’s proposed budget – Se presenta presupuesto estatal

Homecare providers react to Governor's proposed budget - Se presenta presupuesto estatal

January 7, 2016 Univision 19 video featuring Placer County UDW member Maria Garcia responding to the governor’s budget proposal. Univision 21 Fresno video also features Placer County UDW member Maria Garcia. Univision 39 Bakersfield video featuring Placer County UDW member Maria Garcia.

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