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Here's who's winning the $15 minimum wage wars now

Momentum remains strong for improving pay for the 40 percent of U.S. workers who struggle on less than $15 an hour.

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Why Black Women Are - And Should Be - Leading The Fight For $15

Women of color have changed the world through their resilience and fortitude to never settle for less.

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Missouri: State Lawmakers Want to Snatch Raises from Workers Who Need It Most

"Emergency" bill claims that raising pay for workers at the bottom poses a threat to public health and safety. Seriously.

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Heartless in the Heartland

Never before has a state government acted to reverse minimum wage increases already in place.

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A GOP Rising Star's Big Choice

Missouri Governor Greitens should veto a bill that strips St. Louis minimum wage workers of a raise.

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The Latest 'Underhanded Maneuvers' in the Minimum Wage Wars

Battles around preemption are quietly playing out in statehouses from Iowa to Maryland.

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Trump’s Address Was More Measured But Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Uttering platitudes is not the same as actually putting workers at the top of the agenda.

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A Wrong-Headed Maryland Bill Attacks Local Worker-Friendly Legislation

Lawmakers must reject this proposal and instead strengthen protections for vulnerable workers.

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Will Trump Be ‘The Champion of the American Worker'?

Trump's pick of fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder for labor secretary should concern us all.