Minimum Wage Bill Advances In California Senate

Law360, San Diego (September 3, 2013, 6:46 PM EDT) -- A California Senate panel on Friday approved a measure that would boost California’s minimum hourly wage by $2 over a five-year period, but the bill still faces more negotiations with business groups before heading to the Senate floor.

The state Senate Appropriations Committee passed AB 10, authored by Assemblyman Luis Alejo, D-Salinas, on a 5-2 vote, but instead of sending the bill directly to the Senate floor, it referred the measure to the rules committee to try to resolve objections from the California Chamber of Commerce...
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