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County Supervisors Increase Home Health-Care Worker Wages To $11 An Hour

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to raise the wages of more than 140,000 home health-care workers.


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LA Mayor Signs City’s Minimum Wage Increase Into Law

The mayor joined officials Saturday afternoon at Martin Luther King Jr. Park, located in the 3900 block of Western Avenue, for the signing.


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LA City Council Adopts Minimum Wage Ordinance

Members of the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday approved an ordinance that will raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next five years.


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LA City Council Votes To Tentatively Adopt Minimum Wage Hike

Members of the Los Angeles City Council Wednesday voted to tentatively adopt an ordinance that would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour over the next five years.


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LA City Council Committee To Consider Minimum Wage Hike Proposal

The Economic Development Committee Tuesday is expected to consider an ordinance to increase Los Angeles’ minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next five years.


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LA City Council Votes In Favor Of Increasing Minimum Wage To $15 By 2020

The City Council passed a proposal Tuesday to increase Los Angeles’s minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next five years.


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Tension Grows At City Hall Over Minimum Wage Framework

Some critics say the council was trying to pull a fast one when a seemingly innocuous statement was made by City Councilman Curren Price this week.

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City Council To Consider Plan To Hike LA’s Minimum Wage After Committee Gives OK

A plan to increase the minimum wage rate in Los Angeles to $15 an hour over five years was approved Wednesday by a City Council committee.


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LA Workers Join Global Campaign On Tax Day Striking For Higher Pay

Hundreds of Southland workers marched and rallied on Tax Day Wednesday in a global campaign for higher pay.


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McDonald’s To Give Raises To Workers At Company-Owned Restaurants

McDonald’s announced Wednesday it will give raises and paid time off to some if its employees.


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City Leaders Consider Raising Minimum Wage At First Of Several Public Hearings

The move to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles was considered Tuesday during the first of a series of hearings to consider the issue.


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Big Stars Asking Small Theaters To Allow Actors To Volunteer Their Services

Should small theaters be forced to pay a minimum wage to actors?


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Poll: LA County Voters In Favor Of Raising Minimum Wage To $15.25

According to a poll released Friday, a majority of Los Angeles County voters are in favor of raising the minimum hourly wage to $15.25 and requiring employers to offer paid sick leave.


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Home-Rental Market In L.A. Is Designed For High-End Earners

According to Zillow Real Estate Research, residents now need to earn an annual paycheck of nearly $100,000, just to rent a modest home in Los Angeles.


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Fast-Food Workers Rally For $15 Minimum Wage

Fast-food workers and their supporters will stage rallies in Los Angeles and across the country Thursday in a continuing campaign for a $15 hour wage and the right to unionize.