City Campaigns

Illinois
Campaign Goal $13.00

Cook County, IL, $13 (Approved)

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Impact: 200,000

Legislation approved in 2016 raises the minimum wage in Cook County (excluding the City of Chicago, which enacted its own $13 plan in 2014) to $13 by 2020.

$8.25 Current Wage
District of Columbia
Campaign Goal 1FairWage

Washington, DC, 1FairWage

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Washington, DC, One Fair Wage

Campaign seeks 2018 ballot measure to gradually phase out the subminimum wage for tipped workers, eventually making the minimum wage for all workers 'One Fair Wage.'

$2.77 Current Wage
Minnesota
Campaign Goal $15.00

Minneapolis, MN, $15

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Minneapolis,, MN, $15 - Impact: 71,000 workers

Campaign seeks to enact a citywide $15 minimum wage.

$9.50 Current Wage
Missouri
Campaign Goal $15.00

Kansas City, MO, $15

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Advocates are exploring the possibility of a ballot initiative.

$7.70 Current Wage
Iowa
Campaign Goal $10.75

Polk County, IA, $10.75 (Preempted)

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In 2016, Polk County adopted a measure that raises the county's wage floor to $10.75 by 2019, with annual cost of living adjustments after 2019.

Iowa
Campaign Goal $10.10

Wapello County, IA, $10.10 (Preempted)

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In 2016, Wapello County adopted a measure that raises the county's wage floor to $10.10 by 2019.

Iowa
Campaign Goal $10.25

Linn County, IA, $10.25 (Preempted)

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Impact: 18,400

In 2016, Linn County adopted a measure that raises the county's wage floor to $10.25 by 2019.

California
Campaign Goal $15.00

San Jose, CA, $15.00 (Approved)

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In 2016, San Jose adopted a measure that raises the city's wage floor to $15.00 by 2019, with annual cost of living adjustments after 2019. Because California is one of seven states without a lower tipped sub-minimum wage, the higher minimum wage applies to all workers in San Jose, regardless of occupation. Previously, in 2012, voters in San Jose had approved a $10.00 minimum wage.

California
Campaign Goal $15.00

San Mateo, CA, $15.00 (Approved)

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In 2016, San Mateo adopted a measure that raises the city's wage floor to $15.00 by 2019 for most employers, and by 2020 for non-profits. Annual cost of living adjustments will begin January 1, 2021. Because California is one of seven states without a lower tipped sub-minimum wage, the higher minimum wage applies to all workers in San Mateo, regardless of occupation.