Illinois is poised to become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a $15 minimum wage.
Today’s victory is the result of successful organizing by low-wage workers in New Jersey.
Three more states and 18 more cities and counties are slated for raises later in 2019.
$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.
Minnesota district court finds Minneapolis wage raise not in conflict with state law.
Floridians overwhelmingly believe that states blocking local workplace ordinances hurts local democracy.