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Business

LA County OK's Ordinance To Enforce Minimum Wage

April 27, 2016

The minimum wage is going up in the city and county of L.A. in two months. It's part of a plan to kick hourly pay up to $15 over the next four years. Now officials are moving forward with plans for how to enforce higher wages.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: California's Minimum Wage

April 1, 2016

Capitol reporter Ben Bradford joins Insight to talk about the approval of California's $15 minimum wage.

State Government

Calif. Minimum Wage Increase Nears Governor's Pen

March 31, 2016 | Ben Bradford

The state Legislature passed a bill Thursday to give California the highest minimum wage in the nation and Governor Jerry Brown says he will sign it Monday.

State Government

What Could A $15 Minimum Wage Mean For Rural, Inland California?

March 30, 2016

The tentative deal struck by state lawmakers that could push California's minimum wage to $15 an hour by the year 2022 mirrors recent pay hikes in L.A. and San Francisco. But what questions does it raise for other parts of the state?

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State Government

Brown, Labor Leaders Announce $15 An Hour Minimum Wage Deal

March 28, 2016 | Ben Adler

California is poised to become the first state with a $15 an hour minimum wage. Governor Jerry Brown has announced a deal with labor unions, over the objections of business groups.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Opponents Of Statewide Minimum Wage Form Coalition

March 17, 2016

More than two dozen California business groups have formed a coalition to fight any ballot measure supporting a statewide minimum wage increase.

Bob Moffitt / Capital Public Radio

Business

Sacramento City Voters Could See $15 An Hour Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

December 22, 2015 | Ben Adler

Two months after business and labor groups reached a minimum wage increase compromise that passed the Sacramento City Council, supporters of a larger increase have submitted a ballot initiative to the city clerk's office.

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