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$80K in Fines Assessed to Pasadena Bakery for Labor Violations
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$80K in Fines Assessed to Pasadena Bakery for Labor Violations

A joint investigation including staff from the City’s Planning & Community Development Department and the California Department of Industrial Relations – Bureau of Field Enforcement (BOFE) has resulted in a combined assessment of more than $80,000 in back wages, damages, premiums and interest for minimum wage violations and various California labor code violations at Chapala…

Pasadena Wage Theft Enforcement Increasing
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Pasadena Wage Theft Enforcement Increasing

By John Orona You can lock your door at night, avoid that dark alley, clutch your purse and hide your wallet, but the odds are if you are getting robbed it’s happening at work. According to an Economic Policy Institute estimate, wage theft – the denial of wages or benefits an employee has earned –…

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Pasadena Minimum Wage Increases as Fight for $15 Prevails

By John Orona Following a boisterous meeting that involved dueling economists and plenty of crowd participation, the Pasadena City Council voted 7-1 to approve continuing a minimum wage increase that will reach $15 an hour by 2020. The council previously approved the stepped minimum wage increase in 2016 but stipulated that they “pause” the advancement…

How Have Pasadena Chamber Members Adjusted to Minimum Wage Changes?
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How Have Pasadena Chamber Members Adjusted to Minimum Wage Changes?

The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce release results from a survey of its members concerning the impact of the city’s minimum wage requirements. The survey was conducted in January and 416 of its members, out of 2,000 who received the survey, responded. The Chamber now encourages the City Council to defer to the state schedule and…

City of Pasadena Releases Reports Detailing Minimum Wage Increase Impact
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City of Pasadena Releases Reports Detailing Minimum Wage Increase Impact

Local clergy show strong support; restauranteurs troubled By Terry Miller The City of Pasadena has released two extremely lengthy studies detailing a minimum wage increase along with ‘impact analysis’ to comply with the Pasadena Minimum Wage Ordinance. On March 14, 2016, the Pasadena City Council adopted a local minimum wage ordinance (Ordinance #7278). The ordinance…

Pasadena Clergy Supports Raise in Local Minimum Wage
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Pasadena Clergy Supports Raise in Local Minimum Wage

They call on the Pasadena City Council to vote in favor of the gradual increases Three years ago, Pasadena’s religious leaders expressed support for the campaign to get the City Council to pass a minimum wage law in Pasadena. Once again, a diverse coalition has gathered to, according to Pasadenans Organizing for Progress (POP!), “help…

Pasadena Council Approves Minimum Wage Adjustment for City Employees  
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Pasadena Council Approves Minimum Wage Adjustment for City Employees  

Desiderio Neighborhood Park’s controversial proposed restroom will undergo public review By Gus Herrera With less than a month left until the final stage of Pasadena’s minimum wage ordinance goes into effect, the city council adopted a resolution that will raise the pay rates of various city employees to $13.25 per hour. Approved on March 14,…

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