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Los Angeles minimum wage plan wins council panel's backing: $15 by 2020
Los Angeles minimum wage plan wins council panel's backing: $15 by 2020

A key group of Los Angeles lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a hotly contested plan to raise the citywide minimum wage to $15 by 2020, up from the current $9 an hour. The City Council committee's action was sharply criticized by business leaders as a job killer, yet deemed inadequate by some activists pushing to raise the rate more quickly. ------------ FOR THE RECORD: Minimum wage: In the May 14 California section, an article about a Los Angeles City Council plan to raise the minimum wage said it would continue to increase automatically every year until July 2020, based on earlier increases in the consumer price index. In fact, it would increase that way starting in July 2022. —...

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