Los Angeles votes to raise minimum wage to $15

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LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council tentatively approved to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, a move several cities in the country are considering.

Los Angeles is one of several cities across the U.S. are addressing the stagnating pay for workers.

The ordinance would increase the current $9 an hour base wage to $15 by 2020 making Los Angeles the largest city to require the minimum-wage increase, city officials said. San Francisco, Seattle and Chicago have already changed the similar laws.

Read more about the minimum wage increase at Los Angeles Times.

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