Quick Read: Oakland A’s Owner Lew Wolff Urges ‘No’ on San Jose Minimum Wage Measure
Measure D on the San Jose ballot would raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour — from the current statewide minimum of $8 an hour. The measure would also require automatic increases in the minimum wage, pegged to inflation.
SAN JOSE — San Jose hotel owner and Bay Area sports titan Lew Wolff spoke out Thursday against a ballot measure that would raise the minimum wage in the city. Wolff, who owns the Fairmont and whose son owns the St. Claire, two of the city’s downtown crown jewels, said he’s not against uniform higher wages.
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