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County Follows L.A.’s Lead: Raises Minimum Wage

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to incrementally raise the minimum wage in unincorporated areas over the next five years, reaching $15... Read more »

Hotel Groups Sue to Stop Minimum Wage Mandate

A pair of hotel industry groups filed papers in federal court today in a renewed attempt to stop a $15.37 per hour minimum wage from taking effect on July 1 for... Read more »

Business Awards Luncheon Features Top Latino Entrepreneurs

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will join Latino business owners June 17 at the Los Angeles Latino Chamber of Commerce Sixth Annual Business Awards Luncheon and... Read more »

Business Owner to Lose U.S. Citizenship for Illegal Behavior

An investigation into “Black Market Peso Exchange” schemes in the Fashion District is going to cost the owner of an import-export business his U.S. citizenship,... Read more »

Anderson Forecast: CA Job Market Continues to Improve

Continued improvement in the national construction and automobile industries, along with rising consumer demand, will translate into lower unemployment in California... Read more »

Mortgage Scam Targeted Seniors

A North Hollywood man was scheduled to be arraigned today on charges that he bilked three women in their 60s and 70s out of thousands of dollars while claiming that... Read more »

Judge Approves $15 Million Herbalife Settlement

A Los Angeles federal judge signed off on a $15 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by a former Herbalife Ltd. salesman who alleged the Los Angeles-based... Read more »

Minimum Wage Hike Gets Big Boost in L.A.

The minimum wage in Los Angeles would rise to $15 an hour by 2020 for large employers, with a one-year delay for businesses with 25 or fewer workers, under a proposal... Read more »

Seafood Processor Faces Potential $1.5 Million Fine in Worker’s Death

Bumble Bee Foods and two of its employees were hit with criminal charges Monday stemming from the 2012 death of a worker who was trapped inside an industrial oven... Read more »

NLRB Issues Complaint Against El Super Chain

The National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint against a Paramount-based supermarket chain for allegedly restraining employees from advocating for union representation,... Read more »

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