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. Consider the people who work in local restaurants.
Increased Minimum Wage: A Workplace Reality or Political Dream?
Kathy Hoang - Restaurant Opportunities Centers of Los Angeles - @ROCLosAngeles , Paul Koretz - LA City Councilmember for District 5, which includes neighborhoods in West LA and Encino - @paulkoretzcd5, Julia Figueira-McDonough - Office of the California Labor Commissioner