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Minnesota Minimum Wage

Minnesota Café Charges 35 Cent 'Fee' To Protest Minimum Wage Hike

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business

A new "minimum wage fee" tacked on to receipts at a Minnesota restaurant is proving hard for customers to stomach. Facebook users are bombarding O...

Minnesota Lawmakers Approve Minimum Wage Hike

AP | By BRIAN BAKST | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota workers earning the minimum wage will see yearly raises under a bill given final approval Thursday that pushes the ...

State Lawmakers Reach Deal To Hike Minimum Wage

AP | BRIAN BAKST | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's minimum wage would rise to $9.50 per hour within a few years and continue going up unless a governor's administra...

Workers in Minnesota Fight to Survive

Rep. Keith Ellison | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics
Rep. Keith Ellison

It takes 86 hours a week working in a minimum wage job to pay for an average two-bedroom apartment in Minnesota. That's 12 hours a day, seven days a week. It's no accident that real wages have declined while executive pay and corporate profits have climbed rapidly.