Monday, November 23, 2020
Minimum Wage
Charter raises minimum wages
April 6, 2020
“An initial retroactive $1.50 increase will be implemented immediately for our hourly frontline employees in the field and customer operation groups, who are the face of our company to our nearly 30 million customers. These employees provide essential communications services to our residential and business communities, including hospitals, first responder and government facilities, which help flatten the curve and protect the country. Additionally, these same field and customer operations hourly workers will receive another permanent $1.50 per hour raise on top of their March 2021 merit increase. Charter has committed that in 2022 all hourly employees will have a minimum starting rate of $20 per hour.” ... read more »
Council President Wesson Stepping Down from Presidency to Focus on County Supervisor Campaign
December 5, 2019
Councilwoman Nury Martinez elected as first Latina Los Angeles City Council president. ... read more »
Colorado Votes to Abolish Slavery, Finally
November 15, 2018
The Secretary of State’s Office said the amendment to Colorado’s Constitution received 65 percent of the votes already counted. “The margin is such that there is no doubt,” Lynn Bartels, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office, told reporters. ... read more »
Hundreds of Caregivers March for Better Pay
June 29, 2018
Hundreds of in-home care workers marched through downtown today to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting to ask for higher wages, with labor leaders' last request set at $1 above minimum wage. ... read more »
National Housing Wage
June 15, 2017
Fair market rent for a 1-bedroom is $1,261 a month, and $1,608 for a 2-bedroom, according to the report. ... read more »
Will White Workers Accept Trump’s Billionaire Cabinet Picks?
December 15, 2016
The Carrier deal that Trump has been crowing about is so deceptive, that some business writers describe it as a scam and a union leader accused Trump of lying his hind parts off. ... read more »
L.A. County Initiative to Help Small Businesses Succeed During Minimum Wage Increases
June 22, 2016
The County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (DCBA) will hold a resource fair on Thursday, June 30 at East Los Angeles College. ... read more »
Raising the wage — for now, and our future
April 14, 2016
That’s a future where — dollar by dollar, hour by hour — all Californians have an opportunity to work themselves into the middle class ... read more »
State’s Minimum Wage Increased to $15
April 6, 2016
Hike Will Benefit Only Five Percent of Black Workers ... read more »
Wage Hike Approved for $15 by 2022
March 30, 2016
Labor activists, state lawmakers and local leaders, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, on Monday hailed a deal struck with Gov. Jerry Brown and state legislative and labor leaders to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2022. ... read more »
City Needs PSAs for Minimum Wage Enforcement
February 5, 2016
With the Minimum Wage in the City of Los Angeles increasing to $10.50 effective July 1, for companies that have 26 or more employees, the Bureau of Contract Administration is seeking proposals from experienced community and business organizations to provide public awareness and education about the new law. ... read more »

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