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  • S.F. businesses, residents oppose minimum wage hike

    July 2003 ·  Craig Garthwaite ·  San Francisco Business Times

    If San Francisco Supervisor Matt Gonzalez has his way, outbound traffic on the Bay Bridge is about to get much worse. Cars carrying workers to new jobs in Oakland will follow the large trucks carrying what’s left of the city’s beleaguered business community to the friendlier confines of neighboring cities. The exodus will result from Gonzalez’s ill-conceived plan to hike the minimum wage to $8.50. Wherever possible,…