April

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Fight for $15 takes step forward

Two hugely significant reports just released have given credibility and energy to the fight for a $15 an hour minimum wage.

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Fight for 15 movement hits Springfield, Missouri

This Friday afternoon in Springfield, Missouri, a small group of fast food workers gathered in the meeting room of a public library to discuss their fight for a living wage.

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Okla. governor bars cities from setting minimum wage

Oklahoma Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has signed a bill prohibiting cities, counties, and their citizens the right to set a mandatory minimum wage.

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Minnesota raises state minimum wage; teachers say hike will benefit kids

 Joined by legislators, advocates, and Minnesotans from across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law raising Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005.

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Rallies demand equal pay

How unequal are women's wages? Women in the U.S., on average, are now paid only 77 cents to every $1.00 of men's average pay.

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Side order of wage theft with your pizza?

Domino's drivers were illegally deprived of car maintenance payments and tips and employees were not paid overtime rates for working more than 40 hours in a week.