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Hayward delays minimum wage increases a year because of coronavirus impact on businesses

City officials decide implementing wage jump in July would burden small business owners By Peter Hegarty | March 25, 2020 Because of the economic hardship the coronavirus pandemic is wreaking on businesses, the Hayward City Council has decided against forcing employers to raise the minimum hourly wage to $15 on July 1. At its meeting Tuesday night, the council agreed that asking business owners to pay more in salaries when they’re struggling to operate will just make things worse. The council directed staff to return April 21 with a revised minimum wage ordinance that postpones the raises a year to July 1, 2021. Some cities in Alameda ...