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Ballot Initiative Hiking Minimum Wage To $15 To Begin Collecting Signatures

Supporters of a ballot initiative asking voters to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15 an hour were given the green light Wednesday to begin collecting signatures.

09/10/2014

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Fast-Food Workers Protest To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

Police said 10 protestors were arrested Thursday during a march downtown for higher wages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2014

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Mayor Garcetti, Businessman Eli Broad Defend Wage Plan: ‘This Is The Way Forward’

After Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his hopes of increasing LA’s minimum wage over the next three years, the plan was met with large amounts of both support and opposition.

09/02/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Calls For Minimum Wage Hike To $13.25 Per Hour

Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday is expected to announce his proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $13.25 by 2017.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2014

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Business Leaders On Possible LA Minimum Wage Increase: ‘This Needs To Be Stopped Now’

Mayor Garcetti has reportedly told local business leaders that he wants to see the minimum wage increased over the next three years, and could make an official announcement by Labor Day.

08/26/2014

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California Minimum Wage Rises To $9 Per Hour

California’s minimum wage increased to $9 an hour on Tuesday, which provided workers with the first such increase since 2008.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2014

The City Council is considering legislation similar to a living wage ordinance passed in 2007 for workers employed in hotels near Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). (Photo credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

City Council Committee Recommends $15.37 Minimum Wage For Non-Unionized Hotel Workers

Members of the council’s Economic Development Committee are suggesting an increase from the state’s minimum wage of $8 to $15.37 be implemented for workers at hotels with at least 300 rooms by July 1, 2015.

06/10/2014

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Senate Approves Tying Minimum Wage To Inflation

The bill’s author, Democratic Sen. Mark Leno of San Francisco, says it’s needed to help lift low-wage earners out of poverty.

05/29/2014

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Entrepreneur’s Push For $12 Minimum Wage Stalls

An attempt to persuade California voters this year to approve a $12-an-hour minimum wage, which would be the highest among states, stalled Monday after its chief supporter announced he was struggling to qualify the proposal for the ballot.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/17/2014

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Entrepreneur: Boost Calif. Wages To $12-An-Hour

Democrats across the nation are eager to make increasing the minimum wage a defining campaign issue in 2014, but in California a proposal to boost the pay rate to $12 an hour is coming from a different point on the political compass.

01/12/2014

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Fast Food Workers Walk Off Jobs Over Hourly Wages In Second Protest Since Aug.

Southern California fast food workers Thursday plan to stage a walkout as part of their attempt to raise their hourly wages to $15.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2013

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Gov. Brown Signs Bill To Increase Minimum Wage

Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday signed a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2016.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2013

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State Senate Approves Bill To Raise Minimum Wage

California’s minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill that is all but certain to head to Gov. Jerry Brown, giving the state one of the highest statewide rates in the nation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/12/2013

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Gov. Jerry Brown Supports Bill To Increase Minimum Wage

Gov. Jerry Brown Wednesday said he supports a bill to increase the state’s minimum wage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Fast Food Workers Walk Off Job Over Hourly Wages

Southern California fast food workers Thursday staged a walkout as part of their attempt to raise their hourly wages to $15.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2013

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