The Health Impacts of Raising the Minimum Wage

Human Impact Partners worked with the Health Officers Association of California to conduct a rapid health analysis of SB 935 (Leno), which is being considered by the California legislature. The bill would raise the minimum wage over the next several years and then adjust it annually to account for inflation after that.  Our analysis shows that raising the minimum wage would result in significantly improved health and wellbeing for Californians. Read the SB935 Health Analysis.