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.
The sky will not fall if Montgomery County (MD) gradually raises pay for working people.
Imagine if Republicans put as much effort into raising worker pay as they have into gutting healthcare.
Today, the Montgomery County Council introduced a bill to raise the county’s wage floor to $15 by 2020 or 2022.
20.7 million workers in these 21 states would benefit from raising the federal wage floor to $15 by 2024.