Stories for April 13, 2005
San Diego city council last night voted 5 to 4 in favor of a Living Wage Ordinance that would raise the minimum wage for some companies contracted by the city. Critics say the decision sends the wrong message at a time when the city is in financial crisis. But it was a triumph for dozens of workers rights groups that have lobbied for the Ordinance for more than three years. KPBS reporter Alison St John has more.