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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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Calif. Assembly Passes Bill To Raise Minimum Wage

Minimum-wage workers in California would see their first raises in six years under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

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