D.C. minimum wage
The push to get an initiative on the ballot next November to raise D.C.’s minimum wage to $15 an hour is facing a legal hurdle.
Elections officials in the nation’s capital have cleared the way for a $15-an-hour minimum wage to be added to the ballot.
D.C. workers are celebrating today, as the city’s minimum wage increases from $8.25 to $9.50 per hour.
A group of faith leaders and anti-poverty advocates will speak at a minimum wage rally on Monday with the governor and the Baltimore mayor.
D.C. Councilmember and mayoral candidate Tommy Wells is attempting to raise awareness about the struggles of the city’s minimum wage workers by limiting his own lifestyle for a week.
One day after the D.C. Council voted unanimously to increase D.C.’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, the city’s first two Walmarts will open their doors.