The City Council voted Tuesday to repeal a 2007 ordinance requiring some companies with city contracts to pay their workers the same amount as the lowest-paid city employees – currently $10.82 per hour.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors followed in the footsteps of city officials Tuesday in calling for a study on how raising the minimum wage would impact the local economy.
A proposal to hike the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $15.25 per hour by 2019 would have more benefits than drawbacks, according to UC Berkeley report.
A coalition of workers, businesspeople and civic leaders Friday rallied outside City Hall in downtown Los Angeles calling upon lawmakers to increase the city’s minimum wage to over $15 an hour.
The City of Los Angeles Tuesday was being sued in federal court by two hotel industry groups challenging the recent passage of a $15.37 per hour minimum wage for employees.
Nearly half of Californians say the state’s first increase in the minimum wage in six years isn’t enough and should be raised even further, according to a new Field Poll.
School district officials are set to reveal details of a tentative deal that would raise their minimum wage for nearly 20,000 cafeteria workers and other employees to over $15 an hour over two years.
Thousands of Los Angeles County workers walked off their jobs Tuesday as they demand higher wages.
A planned labor strike could keep Angelenos from getting a burger at their favorite fast food restaurant next week.
Labor advocates pointed local lawmakers to a study estimating that 745,000 low-wage workers lose $26.2 million in wage theft violations every week.