Minimum Wage Policy in California and the U.S.: An Emerging Consensus Across Party Lines?


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145 Dwinelle Hall

Experts weigh in on the national conversation to raise the minimum wage, devoting special attention to the California political landscape and impacts on food-related industries. Learn how divisive social issues may generate new, unexpected bipartisanship and consensus. With Saru Jayaraman, Director, UC Berkeley Food Labor Research Center, and Co-Founder and Co-Director, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United; David Neumark, Professor of Economics and Director, Center for Economics and Public Policy, UC Irvine; Ron Unz, Chairman, The Higher Wages Alliance; and Dick Beahrs '68, Senior Advisor, Revolution Foods (Moderator). Sponsored by the Goldman School's Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement.
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