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County supervisors approve minimum wage increase

LOS ANGELES — The county Board of Supervisors voted July 21 to incrementally raise the minimum wage in unincorporated areas over the next five years, reaching $15 an hour by 2020. Supervisor Hilda Solis, initially hesitant about the possible impact on small businesses, joined Sheila Kuehl and Mark Ridley-Thomas in backing the ordinance. Supervisors Mike Read More…

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County calls for minimum wage study

LOS ANGELES — Following in the footsteps of the city, the county Board of Supervisors Tuesday commissioned a study on the impacts of raising the minimum wage. Acting on a motion by Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and Hilda Solis, the board agreed to spend up to $95,000 to have the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation review a Read More…