Ruben Gonzalez

LA Area Chamber of Commerce

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Senior Advisor for Strategic Affairs at the LA Area Chamber of Commerce

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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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The LA City Council is deciding whether Mayor Garcetti should be authorized to sign an agreement with the US Olympic Committee.

L.A. Olympic Bid

The LA City Council is deciding whether Mayor Garcetti should be authorized to sign an agreement with the US Olympic Committee.

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After eight months of often contentious negotiations, last week LA labor unions helped push through a plan to increase the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020.

Labor Asks for a Pass on LA's New Minimum Wage?

After eight months of often contentious negotiations, last week LA labor unions helped push through a plan to increase the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020.

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