LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gov. Jerry Brown has put his signature on a bill that will hike California’s minimum wage to $10 an hour within three years.
The legislation signed Wednesday will raise the current minimum of $8 an hour to $9 on July 1, 2014, and then to $10 on Jan. 1, 2016.READ MORE: Fire Burning At Metal Recycling Facility In Sutter County
It’s the first increase in California’s minimum wage in six years.READ MORE: Brawl Breaks Out At Big League Dreams Sports Park In Manteca
Brown has called the bill an overdue piece of legislation that will help working-class families.MORE NEWS: WATCH: CBS13 Pride Month Special 'See Us'
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