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September 4, 2017
Fast-food workers strike in St. Paul for $15 minimum wage
September 4, 2017 - 7:58pm
August 18, 2017
Some workers in the Capitol and other Minnesota government buildings will receive raises of at least 2 percent this year and 2018 if the administration and Legislature approve a contract agreement that could affect 30,000. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
July 14, 2017
Pam Whaley lives with her three children in a Grand Forks apartment and is working to get her nursing degree. Whaley said recently that she wouldn't be able to afford an apartment without housing assistance. (Eric Hylden / Forum News Service)
Stretched thin: Renting two-bedroom units requires $16.73 an hour for 40-hour week in Grand Forks
July 14, 2017 - 8:10pm
June 30, 2017
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Minneapolis approves gradual rise in minimum wage to $15 an hour
June 30, 2017 - 1:22pm
March 2, 2017
Tommy Franklin, wears a face mask "Stealing Sick Time Makes Us Sick" at a demonstation against the Preemption Bill at the State Capitol on Thursday, March 2, 2017. "I'm here to support workers rights and a fair economy for all," he said. " (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
GOP tries to stop Minnesota cities from mandating minimum wage hikes, sick leave
March 2, 2017 - 10:43pm
November 30, 2016
Rallies in Twin Cities, elsewhere make case for $15 minimum wage
November 30, 2016 - 4:34pm
July 25, 2016
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin Aug. 1 in Minnesota
July 25, 2016 - 8:56pm
April 4, 2016
California Gov. Jerry Brown (center) signs a bill hiking California’s minimum wage to $15 by 2023 Monday in Los Angeles, Calif. Reuters
$15-an-hour: California governor signs nation’s highest minimum wage into law
April 4, 2016 - 3:26pm
July 30, 2015
Minnesota's new minimum wage will be highest in Midwest
July 30, 2015 - 9:03pm
June 18, 2015
As others see it: Large wake hikes unfair
June 18, 2015 - 9:13pm
March 24, 2015
House passes minimum wage exceptions
March 24, 2015 - 8:32pm
March 20, 2015
South Dakota youths will have lower minimum wage
March 20, 2015 - 9:55pm
February 23, 2015
“It feels like they’re attacking the people who work the hardest for the least amount of money,” said Colleen Somerville-Lehman, a long-time server, after appearing before a committee to speak against a bill sponsored by Rep. Pat Garofalo (background) which would decrease the minimum wage for employees who receive gratuities. She was with Josiah, her 5-month-old baby. Ben Garvin/Pioneer Press
Minimum wage fight reignites in House
February 23, 2015 - 9:48pm
July 31, 2014
New Minnesota laws take effect today
July 31, 2014 - 8:53pm
May 27, 2014
Local business owners discuss key legislative issues
May 27, 2014 - 9:21pm