Living wage represents Silicon Valley’s pathway out of poverty
At a time when inequality in Silicon Valley has reached outrageous levels, what does it mean to be a good employer?
Obviously, the living wage policy will be good for workers, but it will be good for employers, too. Many businesses want to provide good quality jobs, but they have to compete with low-road employers, who don’t care about their workers. The living wage policy will level the playing field for county contractors, so that the good ones aren’t at a competitive disadvantage.
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