Long Beach moves to increase healthcare worker wages to $25 an hour

By: Emma Dimaggio | Signal Tribune | Aug 3, 2022

The Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday to draft an ordinance that would increase healthcare worker wages to $25 an hour rather than send the item to the ballot.

The ordinance, which will come back to the council for approval next Tuesday, Aug. 9, would increase the wages of clinicians, certified nursing assistants, aides, technicians, guards, food service workers, janitors and housekeepers, pharmacists and clerical workers. It would apply to general acute care hospitals, clinics, acute psychiatric hospitals, dialysis clinics and psychiatric health facilities in Long Beach. (Read More)