City Council Approves Minimum Wage in San Diego

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    The San Diego City Council approved a hike to the city's minimum wage and a chance to earn five sick days a year.

    Councilmembers voted 6-3 along party lines on the measure that bumps the wage to $9.75 on Jan. 1, 2015, $10.50 in 2016 and $11.50 in 2017.

    NBC 7 is experiencing technical difficulties in its attempt to live stream a media briefing called by San Diego City Council President Todd Gloria.

    He will speak at 12:15 p.m. to discuss the significance of the council’s vote Monday night to increase the minimum wage and providing earned sick leave.

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