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Business Leaders On Possible LA Minimum Wage Increase: 'This Needs To Be Stopped Now'

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) —The fight over minimum wage in Los Angeles could be coming to a head.

Mayor Eric Garcetti has reportedly told local business leaders that he wants to see the minimum wage increased over the next three years and could make an official announcement by Labor Day. 417 more words

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The Minimum Wage Debate

The Minimum Wage Debate

The debate over increasing the minimum wage is being argued by government officials, businesses like Walmart and McDonald’s, and workers all across America. 687 more words

Panel: Women workers making gains in Minnesota, but work toward equity remains

On the 94th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S., a panel of three state lawmakers from the East Metro discussed the gains women workers in Minnesota made with passage of the Women’s Economic Security Act this year – and the work for equality that remains to be done. 660 more words

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Emanuel Wants State To Act Before Raising Chicago Minimum Wage To $13 an Hour

CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Emanuel says he’s committed to raising the minimum wage in Chicago to $13 an hour regardless of what happens at the state and federal levels, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore. 192 more words

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If you're a single mother, you won't be able to afford to work at new Fishtown restaurant "Girard"

By Joshua Albert 

A new restaurant opening in Fishtown has been making headlines not for it’s food (it’s not open yet) but for another reason: it’s unconventional tipping policy. 1,550 more words

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'Transparency': Reporters on 'media lockdown' at Biden event in Chicago

Some reporters seem like they’re getting a little tired of getting the run-around from the most transparent administration in history.

It's possible Dems are having spirited debate about min wage.

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