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  • A new dawn for the minimum wage

    A new dawn for the minimum wage
    What has long been a hypothetical question may soon become a real one: What would the national economy look like with a $15-an-hour minimum wage? Community activists and politicians see a $15 minimum wage as the antidote to the ills of rising...
  • Ramesh Ponnuru: Why replacing Obamacare is dividing Republicans

    Republicans dislike Obamacare: The party is unified on that issue. But they don't all dislike it for the same reasons, and their disagreements help explain their continued inability to figure out how to respond to a Supreme Court decision on the law that'...
  • Labor Secretary Advocates For Connecticut Paid Family Leave

    Labor Secretary Advocates For Connecticut Paid Family Leave
    NORTH BRANFORD — U.S. Secretary of Labor Tom Perez told advocates for a statewide disability insurance and paid family leave program that the bill will become law, even if it's not this year. Perez, who visited Connecticut Thursday to push for a...
  • Minimum wage hike sidetracked by labor leaders pushing to exempt union members

    Minimum wage hike sidetracked by labor leaders pushing to exempt union members
    The path toward passage of Los Angeles’ landmark minimum wage increase took a rocky detour Wednesday, as business and elected officials reacted harshly to a last-minute push by labor leaders to create an exemption for companies with unionized...
  • Irvine bucks the trend as council votes to repeal living wage law

    Irvine bucks the trend as council votes to repeal living wage law
    When Irvine adopted a living wage ordinance nearly eight years ago, the suburban city in the heart of Orange County was cheered for its progressive effort to give its poorest wage earners a bigger paycheck. Now, as cities across the country are...
  • Dwayne Johnson sets world record for most selfies

    Freedom High grad Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is not only a box-office champ, he's also the holder of a Guinness World Record for taking the most selfies. Johnson set the record last week at the Untied Kingdom premiere of his newest action flick "San...
  • Paul Sassone: Low minimum wage hurts you and me

    Paul Sassone: Low minimum wage hurts you and me
    There are lots of reasons to support a nationwide increase in the minimum wage. Certainly, one of the most compelling reasons is that employers who pay minimum wage salaries are ripping us off – ripping me off, ripping you off. The harsh truth...
  • Dwayne Johnson sets World Record for most selfies

    Dwayne Johnson sets World Record for most selfies
    Freedom grad Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is not only a box office champ he also is now the holder of a Guiness World Record for taking the most selfies. Johnson set the record May 21 at the Untied Kingdom premiere of his newest action flick "San Andreas."...
  • Audit finds millions in overtime pay at L.A. transportation department

    Audit finds millions in overtime pay at L.A. transportation department
    Last year, the average employee who paints stripes on roads and installs street signs for the Los Angeles Department of Transportation made $48,100 in overtime, almost six times what most other city workers received. Four supervisors claimed $70,000...
  • Airline food company ordered to pay living wages to employees

    Airline food company ordered to pay living wages to employees
    An airline catering company with operations at Los Angeles International Airport has failed to pay "living wages" to 271 employees, dating back to 2010, the city of Los Angeles said in a letter that calls for retroactive restitution. The order from...
  • Bucking the trend, Irvine may repeal its living wage law

    Bucking the trend, Irvine may repeal its living wage law
    A week after Los Angeles became the largest city in the nation to adopt a major minimum-wage increase, suburban Irvine in neighboring Orange County is considering going in the opposite direction. Irvine council members tonight will consider repealing...