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-------------------- Airport hotels ordered to pay a `living wage' --------------------
Workers celebrate the City Council's vote. Businesses say they'll seek a referendum.
By Joe Mathews and Duke Helfand Times Staff Writers
November 16 2006
The Los Angeles City Council voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to require hotels near Los Angeles International Airport to pay their workers wages and benefits equal to $10.64 per hour — the first time that the city has demanded such a "living wage" from businesses that have no direct financial relationship with the government.
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