Laphonza Butler

SIEU United Long Term Care Workers' Union

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President of the SIEU United Long Term Care Workers' Union

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Governor Brown has proposed an increase in California's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022. How will the hike impact workers and businesses, both big and small?

The Cost of Raising California's Minimum Wage

Governor Brown has proposed an increase in California's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022. How will the hike impact workers and businesses, both big and small?

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