Los Angeles City Council approves hotel worker minimum wage hike

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The Los Angeles City Council took a step closer to increasing the minimum wage for non-union hotel workers to $15.37. Reporter Phoenix Tso went to City Hall and spoke to District 9 councilmember Curren Price, who co-authored the bill, and Ruben Gonzalez from the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, who opposed the bill, for their reactions to the first round of voting. 


Below is a sound portrait of non-union hotel worker Elanor Ramos.  As an LAX employee and member of the Unite Local 11, Ramos is one of the hundreds fighting for a better minimum wage.