SF’s Minimum Wage Rises to Highest in the Country

Thousands of San Francisco’s low-wage workers will see more added to their paycheck in the New Year.

The annual increase in the minimum wage kicks in on January 1, once again making the city’s minimum wage the highest in the country at $10.55 an hour.

Even with the 3% increase in hourly rates, several workers say it’s still going to be tough to get by.

David Frias, who works as a movie usher, says, “it definitely looks better, but maybe when we get to $14 an hour, we’ll be more content.”

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