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Deal reached to take California minimum wage to $15 an hour

Nick Ut/AP
| California legislators and labor unions have reached a tentative agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour, a state senator said, a move that would make for the largest statewide minimum in the nation by far.

Fighting to make minimum wage minimal on Nov. ballot

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Now that a ballot measure to raise California's minimum wage to $15 is eligible for the statewide ballot, business leaders are looking to the Legislature to intervene.

$15 minimum wage qualifies for California's November ballot

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The measure backed by a faction of health care workers belonging to the state largest union would raise it by $1 each of the next five years.

Business groups align to oppose statewide minimum wage hike

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California voters will likely decide in November whether to raise the state's minimum wage to $15 per hour. Business groups are teaming up to fight the measure.

Long Beach votes to raise minimum wage to $13 by 2019

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The council, introduced by Councilwoman Suja Lowenthal, also voted to commission a study to assess the effects of wage hike on the economy.

Santa Monica approves minimum wage hike

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Santa Monica City Council supports an overall wage hike to $15 per hour by 2020. The council voted to approve an ordinance Tuesday night.

2016 will be an active year for the minimum wage debate

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California's minimum wage is set to rise to $10 from $9 an hour on Jan. 1, but in Los Angeles County, that’s only the beginning of more increases — and debates.

Will California wage hikes replace workers with machines?

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Employer groups opposed to raising the minimum wage say labor costs are already driving decisions to replace human labor with technology.