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News Releases | November 29, 2018

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.

News Releases | November 14, 2018

St. Paul Passes $15 Minimum Wage; Second City in Midwest to Back $15

A $15 minimum wage recognizes the value that St. Paul’s workers bring to the area’s thriving economy.

News Releases | November 7, 2018

Workers Voted for Higher Pay, Healthcare, Democracy; Action Expected by New House and State Leaders

Voters across the political spectrum showed they want action on key working-family issues.

Blog | November 7, 2018

Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

Blog | November 7, 2018

Ensure Respect for Minimum Wage Laws

The St. Paul City Council should strengthen enforcement in its minimum wage proposal.

Blog | October 23, 2018

A Baseline for Economic Freedom: 80 Years of Fair Labor Standards

After joining President Roosevelt in 1933 as the first woman cabinet member in history, Secretary Perkins set out to establish(…)

News Releases | October 16, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

News Releases | October 16, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

The D.C. Council chose instead to listen to big money donors over its constituents, taking a dangerous track at a(…)

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

The D.C. Council’s repeal of Initiative 77 is a historic low point for democracy in the District of Columbia.

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On Amazon Raising Its Minimum Wage to $15

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On Amazon Raising Its Minimum Wage to $15

Amazon’s move shows how outdated the $7.25 federal minimum wage is—and how workers in all 50 states need $15 an hour.

News Releases | September 7, 2018

On the Michigan Legislature’s Passage of a $12 Minimum Wage for All Workers and Paid Sick Leave

Michigan, which has helped build America’s middle-class with its factories and farms, should be proud today of what it has(…)

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