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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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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.

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Missouri Lawmakers to Lowest-Paid Workers in St. Louis: We’re Taking Back Your Raises

Republican lawmakers to St. Louis workers: Remember that pay raise we said you could have? We're taking it back.

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On St. Louis Minimum Wage Increase Taking Effect After Two Year Delay

After two year delay, injunction blocking city's minimum wage increase is lifted.

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America Needs a $15 Minimum Wage

A $15 minimum wage, fully phased in, would raise pay by about $3,500 for almost 1 in 3 workers.