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Santa Clara County seeks temporary wage hike for front-line workers

Original post made on Feb 3, 2021

Calling it dangerous work worthy of hazard pay during the pandemic, Santa Clara County's Board of Supervisors is looking to impose a temporary $5-per-hour wage increase for grocery and drugstore workers.

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Comments (4)

Posted by Bill
a resident of Rex Manor
on Feb 3, 2021 at 1:48 pm

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Well, there goes my weekly burger, fries and milk shake fix I do every week. After Biden get 15 dollars minimum wage then the bay area will move the local minimum wage to thirty an hour.

Posted by Longtime resident
a resident of Waverly Park
on Feb 3, 2021 at 3:22 pm

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Government here *really* needs to get out of setting prices in the private sector.
Has government price-setting really worked well anywhere in the world? I get it... the urge to 'do something' is powerful, and these kinds of dictates are look-good populist moves, but government needs to stick to providing government services and not try to 'manage' every business and service.

Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Feb 3, 2021 at 4:15 pm

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I agree with Longtime Resident. Btw the new commenting system that doesn’t include upvoting comments is dumb. I would have simply upvoted that post. Instead, I had to type this and you had to read it.

Posted by CovidKid
a resident of Monta Loma
on Feb 5, 2021 at 9:23 am

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I also agree with, longtime resident.

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