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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders greets striking telecommunications workers on Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, during a stop in Louisville, Ky. Sanders spoke to the striking workers before attending a rally to promote Democratic initiatives being bottled up in the Republican-led Senate. (AP Photo/Bruce Schreiner)
August 25, 2019 - 7:31 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to reduce gun violence, bolster election security and raise the federal minimum wage. In a speech to cheering...
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FILE - In June 21, 2017, file photo, detainees walk past a mural in the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash., during a media tour of the facility. The Trump administration is opposing Washington state’s effort to make a privately run, for-profit immigration jail pay detainees minimum wage for the work they do. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued The GEO Group in 2017, saying its Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma must pay the state minimum wage to detainees who perform kitchen, janitorial and other tasks. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
August 23, 2019 - 12:41 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Trump administration is opposing Washington state's effort to make a privately run, for-profit immigration detention center pay detainees minimum wage for the work they do. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued The GEO Group in 2017, saying its Northwest Detention Center...
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Gov. Wolf Introduces Minimum Wage Bill
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Melinda Roeder
June 17, 2019 - 9:38 am
Time is running out for a proposal to increase the state minimum wage.
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April 09, 2019 - 10:27 am
Bank of America is raising its starting pay to $20 an hour over a two-year period, starting with a hike next month.
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April 05, 2019 - 3:22 pm
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March 01, 2019 - 3:50 pm
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February 04, 2019 - 2:33 pm
New Jersey became the latest state on Monday to boost its hourly minimum wage to $15 after Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a measure phasing in the higher rate over five years.
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Gov. Wolf Introduces Minimum Wage Bill
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Jennifer Bloodworth
January 30, 2019 - 2:17 pm
Governor Tom Wolf and Democratic lawmakers proposed an increase to the state's minimum wage Wednesday.
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Shawna Green, waitress at Granny Shaffer's, prepares utensils for customers at the restaurant in Joplin, Mo
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December 30, 2018 - 11:30 am
New minimum wage requirements will take effect in 20 states and nearly two dozen cities around the start of the new year, affecting millions of workers.
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October 10, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse employees who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn't benefit them, will now provide a bigger raise to those workers.
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