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Long Beach City Council votes to study minimum wage hike (updated)

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| With the city and county of Los Angeles already raising its minimum wage, and other municipalities thinking about it, Long Beach officials will consider studying it.

LA County raises minimum wage in unincorporated areas


County supervisors followed L.A. city leaders in increasing the county's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. The decision will affect those who work in unincorporated areas of the county.

Kuehl on minimum wage: 'It appears we will have the votes'


Supervisor Sheila Kuehl says L.A. County will likely follow in the city's footsteps Tuesday and raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour over several years.

City of LA unveils its plan to patrol wage theft


A proposed "Office of Labor Standards" would employ five people and could grow to 39. The city could spend about $2 million publicizing the program to low-wage workers.

Half of LA County residents won't see $15 minimum wage — yet


Even if L.A. County bumps up wages in unincorporated areas, in some cases, what you get paid could depend on what side of the street you work on.


LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis on raising the minimum wage


The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors delayed a vote last Tuesday on raising the minimum wage in the unincorporated areas of the County.

LA County supervisors put brakes on minimum wage hike


The five-member board will consider the proposal next month. Members said a report on the impacts of a wage increase was insufficient and left them with questions.

LA city panel urges minimum-wage exemption for 3 nonprofits


A City Council committee is recommending that the groups, which provide job training, be granted an 18-month exemption before complying fully with the wage law.