Los Angeles on Wednesday is set to take a final vote on becoming the latest big U.S. city to endorse a hike in the minimum wage.
The City Council is extremely likely to make the move, which has the endorsement of Mayor Eric Garcetti and comes two weeks after a 14-1 preliminary vote on the wage.
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The vote would bring a $15-an-hour wage by 2020—more than double the current federal minimum.
Seattle and San Francisco recently passed laws to reach the same minimum wage over several years, and Chicago passed one last year that plateaus at $13.