Gauging the Benefits of a Living Wage in L.A.

Aida Guirgis, right, and her daughter Marianne. After a divorce, Guirgis was left to raise three children on welfare. Now, with a higher-wage retail job at LAX, she is off government support and out of debt.
Aida Guirgis, right, and her daughter Marianne. After a divorce, Guirgis was left to raise three children on welfare. Now, with a higher-wage retail job at LAX, she is off government support and out of debt.