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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.

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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.

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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.

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NELP Supports $15 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County & Gradual Elimination of Tipped Subminimum Wage

Today, the Montgomery County Council introduced a bill to raise the county’s wage floor to $15 by 2020 or 2022.

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Minimum Wage Hike Alarmists Are Wrong

By all real-world measures, Seattle’s phase-in of a $15 minimum wage is working.

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Eight Years Since Last Federal Minimum Wage Increase, 21 States Remain Stuck at $7.25

20.7 million workers in these 21 states would benefit from raising the federal wage floor to $15 by 2024.

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NELP Praises Illinois Legislature's Passage of $15/hr

Illinois is bringing the Fight for $15 to the Midwest.