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Activists outnumber business owners at L.A. County minimum wage forums
Activists outnumber business owners at L.A. County minimum wage forums

At the first two in a series of forums convened for small businesses to weigh in on the effect of raising the minimum wage in unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County, business owners were significantly outnumbered by activists advocating for the increase. County supervisors voted last month to follow the footsteps of the city of Los Angeles in studying the idea of raising the minimum wage in unincorporated areas from $9 an hour to $13.25 or $15.25. Supervisor Don Knabe requested that a series of forums be held for business owners as part of the study. At a Thursday night forum held at East Los Angeles College in Monterey Park, nine of the roughly three dozen...

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