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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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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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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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New $15 Bill Is the Strong Action on Wages America Needs

This delivers exactly what working Americans have been crying out for across the country – strong action to raise wages.

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On Iowa Blocking All Local Minimum Wage and Employment Benefits Laws

“Governor Branstad pledged to raise family incomes on his watch. Today, he did the opposite."

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On Preemption of Miami Beach's Minimum Wage Ordinance

This unfortunate decision will hurt communities across the state.