California Legislature raises minimum wage to $10 an hour, 1 of highest rates in nation

  • Article by: DON THOMPSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 13, 2013 - 12:20 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California's minimum wage would rise to $10 an hour within three years under a bill passed Thursday by the state Legislature, making it one of the highest rates in the nation.

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totaltruthSep. 13, 13 7:48 AM

That is great news !!!!!!

All of the other states should be celebrating as a large number of jobs will be leaving California and heading for other states.

If California wants to eliminate jobs and increase unemployment, other states will be happy to add jobs and reduce unemployment.

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jpjc54Sep. 13, 13 9:40 AM

In North Dakota wages rise due to labor demand. In California wages rise due to government mandate because of insufficient labor demand.

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theagonybhoSep. 13, 1311:49 AM

What a great idea, make working at McDonalds a career choice. These jobs are minimum wage for a reason, force companys to pay more they will hire less or move.

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denialoSep. 13, 13 9:55 PM

Everyone should get 50k per year for smiling.

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