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

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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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.

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Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minnesota district court finds Minneapolis wage raise not in conflict with state law.

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Poll Results: Groundbreaking New Polls on Local Democracy, Home Rule, Minimum Wage

Floridians overwhelmingly believe that states blocking local workplace ordinances hurts local democracy.

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Workers Across U.S. Getting Raises as 18 States and 19 Cities Increase Minimum Wages on Jan. 1

Workers across the country will receive badly needed raises on January 1st.