Governments struggle to enforce “living wage” laws
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Governments struggle to enforce “living wage” laws

SEATTLE (AP) — States and cities whose lawmakers proudly passed “living wage” laws are finding it difficult to make sure employers actually pay their workers accordingly. Seattle and San Francisco, and the states of Oregon, California and New York are phasing in wage increases that will grow to $15 an hour or more. Evidence of … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Minimum Wage
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Los Angeles Minimum Wage

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the latest and biggest city to endorse a hike in the minimum wage, adding to a string of successes for unions and advocates for the poor who have made it a primary objective as American wages stagnate. But even those who backed the City Council’s vote for a … Continue reading