Monterey County has some of the highest hospital costs in the state. To better understand why health care costs are so high in this Central Coast county, there is an urgent need to collect and analyze data that can help point to causes and solutions to the problem.
California Health Care Worker Minimum Wage: What’s Needed for It to Rise to $25 in 2024
The University of California-Berkeley Labor Center estimates the increase would boost wages for more than 469,000 health care workers. The center estimates that this would primarily benefit workers of color, who make up 70% of those employees, and women, who make up about three-quarters.