Cleveland City Council to consider legislation to raise minimum wage

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The city of Cleveland will consider legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. 

A petition was presented to city council calling for the hike.

The Board of Elections certified the signatures Wednesday, sending it to city council.

It will be introduced Monday, then sent to council's Workforce and Community Benefits Committee.

Public hearings will also be held on the issue in the coming weeks.

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