Tia Koonse

UCLA Labor Center

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An attorney, she's Legal and Policy Research Manager at the UCLA Labor Center

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The Los Angeles City Council is debating today whether to increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by the year 2020 -- considerably higher than either the state or federal…

The Underground Economy and the Minimum Wage

The Los Angeles City Council is debating today whether to increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by the year 2020 -- considerably higher than either the state or federal…

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Employers of low-wage workers in Los Angeles lead the nation for making employees work through breaks, for failing to pay the minimum wage, much less overtime --- and for taking…

Los Angeles: The Nation's Capital of Wage Theft

Employers of low-wage workers in Los Angeles lead the nation for making employees work through breaks, for failing to pay the minimum wage, much less overtime --- and for taking…

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