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Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minnesota district court finds Minneapolis wage raise not in conflict with state law.

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Poll Results: Groundbreaking New Polls on Local Democracy, Home Rule, Minimum Wage

Floridians overwhelmingly believe that states blocking local workplace ordinances hurts local democracy.

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Workers Across U.S. Getting Raises as 18 States and 19 Cities Increase Minimum Wages on Jan. 1

Workers across the country will receive badly needed raises on January 1st.

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Vary the Minimum Wage by Region? (Letter to the Editor)

A regionally tiered minimum wage would be poor policy that would leave too many workers behind.

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NELP Applauds Montgomery County’s Approval of a $15 Minimum Wage, Building Momentum for Statewide Action in 2018

Montgomery County, Maryland, joins the growing list of U.S. jurisdictions enacting $15 minimum wages.

Commentary

Target's Move to $15 an Hour Blows Up This Myth About Raising the Minimum Wage

There's now a bullseye on the back of employers like Amazon, Walmart and McDonald's.

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NELP, MoCo Advocates Blast Sham Study on $15 Min. Wage

The sky will not fall if Montgomery County (MD) gradually raises pay for working people.

Commentary

Congress, Raise the Minimum Wage Rather Than Take Away Healthcare

Imagine if Republicans put as much effort into raising worker pay as they have into gutting healthcare.