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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.

05/19/2015

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2015

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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.

05/13/2015

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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.

04/15/2015

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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.

04/01/2015

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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.

03/24/2015

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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?

03/04/2015

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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.

01/30/2015

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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.

01/05/2015

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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.

12/04/2014

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City Council Committee Asks For Economic Impact Study On Raising Minimum Wage In LA

The City Council continues to explore the idea of raising the minimum wage in Los Angeles.

10/28/2014

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LA City Council Seeks $13.25 Minimum Wage, Exploring $15.25

Four City Council members Tuesday introduced a plan to raise the citywide minimum wage to $13.25 an hour.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2014

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Los Angeles City Council Approves Minimum Wage Hike For Hotel Workers

The Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance Wednesday that will raise the minimum wage for thousands of hotel workers in the city to $15.37 an hour.

10/01/2014

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City Council To Vote On Big Wage Increase Proposal For LA Hotel Workers

Thousands of hotel employees in Los Angeles will learn Wednesday whether or not they will receive an increase in wages, as the City Council considers a law that would require big hotels to pay all workers a minimum of $15.37 per hour.

09/23/2014

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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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