More California cities are backing $25-an-hour minimum wages for these workers. Here’s why

By: Itzel Luna | Los Angeles Times | Aug 4, 2022

Long Beach this week became the fourth city in Southern California to move forward with an ordinance to increase the minimum wage to $25 for healthcare workers in the private sector.

Following in the steps of Los Angeles, Downey, and Monterey Park, the Long Beach City Council on Tuesday approved the ordinance in a preliminary vote and will bring it back for a final vote next week — instead of waiting to add the measure to the November ballot. (Read More)