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Perez and Garcetti take aim at wage theft, minimum wage
Perez and Garcetti take aim at wage theft, minimum wage

Raising the minimum wage is one thing, but enforcing it is another. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez stressed that point at a pair of events coinciding with Cesar Chavez Day. The two politicians visited a North Hollywood manufacturer and a downtown Los Angeles church Tuesday morning to stump for higher pay for Angelenos and better awareness of wage theft by employers. At Bobrick Washroom Equipment Inc., a family-owned company that makes Koala Kare diaper changing stations and other bathroom products, Perez said that 2014 was the best year for job growth nationwide since the late 1990s. “You don’t need to be a math whiz to know the...

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