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Why single out L.A. hotel workers for a wage boost?
Why single out L.A. hotel workers for a wage boost?

The Los Angeles City Council is, again, trying to rush through a proposal to establish a special $15.37-an-hour minimum wage just for hotel workers. A committee hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday and a full council vote is expected the following day, even though three reports from economists on the potential impacts of the proposal were only due Monday. What? You expected council members to actually read and digest the economic analysis before making a major decision? That was never going to happen. It's been clear for months that the proponents of the wage on the council have no desire to have a real debate on the merits of raising pay just for hotel workers. Instead,...

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