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The labor union that led the charge for a $15 minimum wage hike in cities across California is now moving to secure an exemption for employers under union contracts.
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SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The mayors of San Francisco and Oakland met with workers Tuesday to express their support for a statewide proposition that would increase the minimum wage by $1 each year beginning in 2017 and continue for the next five years. 557 more words
Florida Democratic lawmakers who spent last week living on a budget of $85 — part of a minimum wage challenge — said Tuesday that it gave them a better understanding of the struggles many state residents go through. 217 more words
ST. LOUIS (AP) – A judge on Tuesday began weighing a business-backed lawsuit that seeks to stop St. Louis from incrementally raising its minimum wage, ultimately deciding whether it’s legal for the city to have a wage higher than what the state commands. 482 more words
See, I told you I’d (eventually) write posts that aren’t political in nature. I’ve had this on my mind for awhile, and I wanted to share it before I forget them all. 2,278 more words
After I graduated from the University of Delaware I moved to State College, Pennsylvania to be reunited with Judy. We had spent my last year of schooling apart, she working as a post doc in a plant physiology lab at Penn State, and I painting and playing politics with my faculty advisers. 1,629 more words