Friday, January 17, 2014

Local Groups Campaign for Higher Wages in Hotel Industry

A Los Angeles economic justice group wants to double the minimum wage for some workers in the city. While President Obama has backed congressional Democrats' proposal to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour, a local worker advocate wants hotel employees to earn a minimum of $15 an hour.

KPFK’s Jasmine Broderick has more.