From LA with Love: The Time When Justice Trumped Business

Posted by | August 09, 2016 | Uncategorized | No Comments

By webadmin@aflcio.org (Kathleen Collins)

July 2016 is an important month in the history of the city of Los Angeles. That history is one of a pro-business city, where a trajectory of unbridled capitalism, as well as contemporary expectations of how the economy should work, did not point to success in implementing what became one of the most impactful minimum wage and wage-enforcement ordinances across the country. July 2016 is a month when, against great obstacles, justice trumped business.

Source: AFL-CIO

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