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Make Sure You're Getting the Minimum Wage You've Earned

California's Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation that raises the minimum wage to $15 an hour by the year 2022. It's considered a major victory among many who work in industries that pay only minimum wage and offer little in the way of raises and/or advancement in the ranks. The new law builds upon the current minimum wage of $10 an hour by increasing slowly through the next six years. But there are employers who resent paying an amount that's mandated by the state, and try to take advantage of employees who may not be aware of the laws regarding their pay.

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