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Critics of wage boost for L.A. hotel workers point to earlier pledge
Critics of wage boost for L.A. hotel workers point to earlier pledge

As Los Angeles leaders seek to raise the minimum wage for workers in scores of big hotels, critics are questioning whether the city has followed a regulation that requires officials to first cross several hurdles. Seven years ago, when Los Angeles leaders boosted the minimum wage specifically for hotel workers in the Los Angeles International Airport area, they added requirements for the city to follow before future wage hikes. The restrictions were meant to address worries from business groups "that our recent action will somehow unleash a flood of other living wage regulations,” and lay out plans for “a considered evaluation” of any future wage boost,...

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