Los Angeles city council approves minimum wage hike

Reuters News
Posted: Jun 10, 2015 2:23 PM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday gave final approval to an ordinance raising the minimum wage in America's second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020 from the current $9.

Mayor Eric Garcetti, a Democrat, was expected to sign the measure into law in the coming days or weeks.

(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Sandra Maler)