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California Governor Set to Implement $15 Minimum Wage

California Governor Jerry Brown will sign the state’s $15 minimum wage plan into law Monday, making the progressive state the first to impose such a wage hike. Under the new plan, the state’s $10 minimum wage will rise 50 cents next year and then to $11 in 2018.  After that, the wage mandate will rise $1 each January until 2022, unless the governor delays raising the minimum wage because of an economic recession. Once the minimum wage reaches $15, it will rise with...

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