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Minimum Wage Laws

Dave Jamieson

Rhode Island Democrats Try To Ban Local Minimum Wages | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

State Democrats in Rhode Island have apparently taken a page from the Republican playbook, moving to preemptively block cities and counties from estab...

D.C. To Push For $11.50 Minimum Wage

AP | BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The D.C. Council could vote as early as December on a bill that would raise the city's minimum wage to $11.50 an hour by July 2016...

State's Minimum Wage Move Could Could Add Momentum To Fight Elsewhere

Pew's Stateline | Pamela M. Prah | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Go Big on Poverty and the Minimum Wage

Marcus Bright | Posted 08.08.2012 | Miami
Marcus Bright

The time has come for actual legislation to be advanced and not just for empty rhetoric to be thrown about for the purpose of self-aggrandizement.

Lila Shapiro

The Latest Front In The Battle Over Minimum Wage | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.17.2012 | Business

In the latest fight against minimum wage laws, home health care companies are lobbying to make sure new measures doesn't raise the wages of its workfo...

Obama Plan Would Expand Key Worker Protections

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Workers in the home health care industry – one of the country's fastest growing professions – would be guaranteed minim...