The political battle over raising the minimum wage is over. In Los Angeles, that's supposed to mean $10.50 an hour as soon as next year and $15 by the year 2020. But it's likely to take a long time before reality can catch up to expectations. Los Angeles is called the national capital of wage theft, and it's notorious for lax enforcement. We hear about efforts to crack down.
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Kathy Hoang, Restaurant Opportunities Centers of Los Angeles, @ROCLosAngeles
Paul Koretz, Los Angeles City Council, @paulkoretzcd5
Julia Figueira-McDonough, Office of the California Labor Commissioner