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Minimum wage

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
April 14, 2014
Joined by legislators, advocates, and Minnesotans from across the  state, Gov. Mark Dayton applauds speaker Peggy Flanagan, Executive director of Children’s Defense Fund Minnesota, on Monday after Dayton signed the minimum wage bill into law. Forum News Service
MN minimum wage bill becomes law
April 14, 2014 - 9:23pm
April 10, 2014
MN minimum wage set to rise
April 10, 2014 - 8:52pm
April 9, 2014
MN Senate approves $9.50 minimum wage
April 9, 2014 - 9:09pm
April 7, 2014
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk of Cook announces Monday that the House and Senate reached an agreement to raise the state minimum wage to $9.50 an hour in the next three years. Forum News Service
Minimum wage deal advances
April 7, 2014 - 8:23pm