The Los Angeles City Council recently approved a plan to increase the minimum wage for workers at large hotels in the city, despite some concerns about the impact it might have on the economy. One city-hired economist found that a similar wage hike at LAX-area hotels led to a 10% decline in jobs. Yet there was hardly any debate at City Hall about the wage hike. Kevin Roderick, editor of LA Observed, spoke with KCRW's Eric Roy.
Labor and Dissent at City Hall