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LA County Officials Commission Study On Impact Of Minimum Wage Hike

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.

03/31/2015

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UC Berkeley Study: $15.25 Minimum Wage Would Raise Quality Of Life For 600K Angelenos

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.

03/19/2015

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Workers’ Coalition Rallies For $15 Minimum Wage Hike

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.

01/30/2015

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2 Hotel Groups Sue City Of LA Over $15 Minimum Wage

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2014

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California Poll Finds Nearly Half In Favor Of Further Minimum-Wage Hikes

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.

07/02/2014

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‘Landmark’ Deal To Pay LAUSD Cafeteria Workers, Custodians $15 An Hour

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.

07/01/2014

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Thousands Of LA County Employees Walk Off Jobs Over Wage Increase

Thousands of Los Angeles County workers walked off their jobs Tuesday as they demand higher wages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

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Fast Food Workers Set For Walkout In Push For $15-Per-Hour Wage

A planned labor strike could keep Angelenos from getting a burger at their favorite fast food restaurant next week.

08/22/2013

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Activists Push City Council To Punish LA Wage Theft

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.

11/18/2010