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Fast food, health care workers to get substantial raises

This year all workers in California saw a minimum wage increase to $16 effective Jan. 1, but two different industries will soon be getting a higher raise. Fast-food workers will see an increase to $20 an hour beginning in April, and health care workers will see varying increases effective June 1.  

Lecture tackles skews and its effects in data collection

Ryan Lee, assistant professor of economics, presented “The Effects of Trade Agreements on Trade Margins: Firm-Level Evidence from Colombia,” before 15 community members Tuesday at the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

Graduating seniors face daunting job market

As unemployment has surged to historic levels during the past month, seniors graduating from the University of La Verne – with college seniors across the country –  are looking to a scary job market. 

La Verne faculty weigh in on presidential primary

Paul Steinberg, associate professor of political science and environmental policy at Harvey Mudd College, discussed two business models he developed over the course of his career that can help students increase the societal impact of their ideas Wednesday in the Quay Davis Executive Board Room.

Ballot measure would raise La Verne sales tax

On Tuesday La Verne residents will vote on a measure that would increase the city’s sales tax from 9.5% to 10.25%.

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