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  • Council to vote on $15.37 minimum wage for workers at big hotels

    Council to vote on $15.37 minimum wage for workers at big hotels
    The drive to boost minimum wages in Los Angeles could reach a milestone this week as the City Council votes on a proposal to raise the hourly pay of thousands of workers at big hotels to at least $15.37. That would be more than $2 an hour higher than...
  • L.A. City Council votes for minimum-wage hike to $15.37 at big hotels

    L.A. City Council votes for minimum-wage hike to $15.37 at big hotels
    Big hotels in Los Angeles will soon be required to pay at least $15.37 an hour to their workers – one of the highest minimum wage requirements in the country. The City Council voted 12 to 3 on Wednesday to impose the wage requirements on large...
  • L.A. business groups threaten suit if city hikes hotel workers' wage

    L.A. business groups threaten suit if city hikes hotel workers' wage
    Los Angeles business groups Tuesday ramped up threats to sue the city if it adopted a minimum wage requirement for big hotels. The warnings came as a City Council committee unanimously endorsed the wage hike and sent it to the full council for a vote...
  • L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for hotel workers

    L.A. City Council approves minimum-wage hike for hotel workers
    Big hotels in Los Angeles will soon be required to pay at least $15.37 an hour to their workers — one of the highest minimum-wage requirements in the country. The City Council voted 12 to 3 on Wednesday to impose the higher wage on large hotels,...
  • LAX speeds up customs process with passport scanners

    LAX speeds up customs process with passport scanners
    Much the way some supermarket shoppers go through self-service checkout lines, foreign travelers arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday began passing through automated kiosks that scanned their passports and customs information....
  • Los Angeles officials give initial OK to $15.37 minimum wage for hotel workers

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Workers at large Los Angeles hotels would see their wages rise to $15.37 an hour under a measure given preliminary approval by city leaders on Wednesday that would grant employees in that sector one of the highest wage floors in...
  • L.A., Houston, Philadelphia mayors vow more action on climate change

    L.A., Houston, Philadelphia mayors vow more action on climate change
    Mayors of three of the nation’s largest cities are pledging to take more action against climate change by implementing new projects to curb greenhouse gas emissions and persuading other leaders to do the same. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti,...
  • Garcetti's response to Uber: smarter rules for cabs, not necessarily equal ones

    Garcetti's response to Uber: smarter rules for cabs, not necessarily equal ones
    As much as taxi companies hate the likes of Uber and Lyft, the upstarts may lead Los Angeles officials to provide cabbies some unexpected relief. The Times' Laura Nelson reported Friday that Mayor Eric Garcetti urged the city's Board of Taxi...
  • Why mandating higher minimum wage isn't best way to address poverty

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, among other city and state officials across the country, have recently proposed raising the minimum wage well beyond the current state-mandated levels of $9 an hour in California and $8.25 in...
  • Co-Author of California Tax Credit Bill: Studios Shouldn't 'Pit The States Against One Another'

    When news broke earlier this month that the MPAA was planning to hold a summit of film commissioners, the timing stirred concern from some California lawmakers that it was happening right on the heels of the state tripling the size of its tax credit...
  • L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest

    L.A. city sanitation workers disciplined for on-duty protest
    Months after dozens of city trash trucks circled Los Angeles' civic center as part of a union-backed protest, a city official said more than 100 sanitation workers have been disciplined for taking part in the demonstration while they were on duty....
  • State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias

    State investigating LAFD hiring after white applicant alleges bias
    State officials are investigating recent changes made to the Los Angeles Fire Department’s hiring process after a complaint from a white male applicant who says he was unfairly passed over. In July, city officials introduced a lottery system to...