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Gov. Brown announces deal to raise minimum wage

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| The governor outlines an agreement he has reached with labor unions to boost the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour by 2022. The increase would give California the highest statewide minimum wage.

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.