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Regional Approach to Federal Minimum Wage Would Keep Wages Artificially Low in Many Parts of U.S.

The regional approach would bake-in wages that are already artificially low in many parts of the country.

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Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minnesota's appeals court ruled that Minneapolis's $15 minimum wage law is a valid exercise of local power and is not in conflict with state law.

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Colorado Legislation Would Restore Local Power to Raise Minimum Wage

The bill would restore local governments' right to raise the minimum wage above the state’s level.

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Illinois Blazes Trail in the Heartland, First Midwestern State to Adopt $15 Minimum

Illinois is poised to become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

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New Jersey Joins New York, Massachusetts, & California in Deal to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s victory is the result of successful organizing by low-wage workers in New Jersey.

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Workers Getting Raises as 19 States and 21 Cities Increase Minimum Wage in the New Year

Three more states and 18 more cities and counties are slated for raises later in 2019.

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It's Finally Time for One Fair Wage: Servers Shouldn't Be at the Mercy of Customers, Among Other Factors

New York's needlessly complex wage system prevents many from taking home the full minimum wage.

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Report: Fight for $15 Won $68 Billion in Raises for 22 Million Workers

$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.