SACRAMENTO, Calif. (FNS) -- The California Industrial Welfare Commission, a small body made up of five governor appointees, voted unanimously last week in favor of raising the state floor on wages by $1 over the next two years. The state's minimum wage is currently $5.75 an hour, higher than the federal mandate of $5.15. re legislative maneuvering and does not require a signature from California Gov. Gray Davis. There were three public hearings held prior to the final vote, in San Diego, ...

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