All posts tagged "minimum wage"

  • FILE - In this Tuesday, July 21, 2015 file photo, workers hold a rally in Los Angeles in support of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' proposed minimum wage ordinance. On Saturday, March 26, California legislators and labor unions reached an agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
    California Assembly OKs highest minimum wage in nation

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California Assembly on Thursday green-lighted a plan that would create the highest statewide minimum wage in the nation of $15 an hour by 2022. The proposal now moves on to the state...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • FILE - In this Tuesday, July 21, 2015 file photo, workers hold a rally in Los Angeles in support of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' proposed minimum wage ordinance. On Saturday, March 26, California legislators and labor unions reached an agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
    Deal reached to take California minimum wage to $15 an hour

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California legislators and labor unions have reached a tentative agreement that will take the state’s minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said, a move that would make for...

    • Posted March 27, 2016
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  • Student Fabienne Roth pauses for a photo at the UCLA campus in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)
    University of California raising minimum wage to $15 an hour

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The movement to raise the minimum wage across the U.S. gained ground Wednesday with the huge University of California system announcing plans to increase base pay for its employees and contract workers to...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • A protester rallies in front of the Korea Employers Federation building in Seoul on June 22, 2015, demanding the federation withdraw its decision to freeze the minimum wage for next year. The minimum wage for this year was set at 5,580 won per hour, a 7.1 percent rise from 2014. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea raises minimum wage to 6,030 won (US$5.31) to boost economy

    South Korea’s minimum wage was set at 6,030 won (US$5.31) per hour for next year, up 8.1 percent from 5,580 won (US$4.93) for this year, said Kim Sang-bum, an official handling the issue at the Minimum Wage Council....

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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    L.A. Mayor proposes $13.25 minimum wage

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his proposal to raise the minimum wage in Los Angeles to $13.25 an hour during a Labor Day rally in South Los Angeles. “While our city has added 40,000 jobs, and...

    • Posted September 2, 2014
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