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  • A minimum-wage boost for L.A.: pro and con

    To the editor: The Times' desire that a minimum wage job be a steppingstone is laudable but echoes a perspective that is out of touch with reality and has helped keep the minimum wage from rising for far too long. ("A higher minimum wage makes sense for...
  • Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors

    Regents OK raises up to 20% for UC chancellors
    The UC regents Thursday awarded pay increases of as much as 20% to the leaders of the Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Merced and Riverside campuses and set the annual salary of the new UC Irvine chancellor, Howard Gillman, at $485,000. The regents said the...
  • Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released

    Baltimore officer is suspended after video of beating is released
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts on Tuesday suspended the officer caught on tape beating a suspect, while local leaders asked why it took the department more than two months to pull him off the streets. A police surveillance camera operator...
  • Debate about closing income gap focuses on minimum wage

    Debate about closing income gap focuses on minimum wage
    Raising the minimum wage may not be the best way in the long run to narrow society's growing income gap, several speakers said Tuesday during a panel discussion in Winter Park. Among the ideas for closing the gap between the affluent and the poor, the...
  • Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming

    Hinsdale D86 teachers: No strike before homecoming
    The earliest teachers in Hinsdale Township High School could legally call a strike is Oct. 7, although teachers have vowed that if they call for a walk-out it will not be before homecoming, which is scheduled for Oct. 11. At a press conference Monday,...
  • New operators for Palm Beach County's busing service for disabled

    New operators for Palm Beach County's busing service for disabled
    Three companies were picked Tuesday to take over operations of Palm Beach County's troubled busing service for the disabled and elderly. The County Commission approved moving ahead with reaching a seven-year outsourcing deal, which could total $184...
  • Wages grew 1.7% in South Florida in a year

    Wages grew 1.7% in South Florida in a year
    Growth in South Florida wages slowed to a 1.7 percent increase in the year that ended June 30, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Wednesday. In March, private sector pay in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties had been growing at an...
  • Office Depot, Pratt & Whitney approved for government incentives

    Office Depot, Pratt & Whitney approved for government incentives
    Palm Beach County Commissioners approved millions of dollars in incentives Tuesday for Office Depot and Pratt & Whitney. The only opposition came from two county residents who raised concerns about giving public help to private companies. Palm Beach...
  • Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay

    Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay
    Dozens of fast-food workers from Los Angeles to Manhattan were arrested as they escalated a fight for better pay Thursday with strikes, rallies and acts of civil disobedience. Police took 10 people into custody after the protesters linked arms and sat...
  • Cheerleaders' wage-theft lawsuit to cost Oakland Raiders $1.25 million

    Cheerleaders' wage-theft lawsuit to cost Oakland Raiders $1.25 million
    Eight months after filing a groundbreaking, class-action wage theft lawsuit against the Oakland Raiders, two former Raiderettes cheerleaders have won a $1.25-million settlement from the team. The deal was announced today by attorneys for both sides, and...
  • The time is right for a minimum wage boost

    To the editor: The belief of some business leaders that raising the minimum wage to $13.25 an hour in Los Angeles "would lead to layoffs, cutbacks in workers' hours and price increases to maintain profits" is an argument not for keeping wages stagnant but...