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D.C.’s New Minimum Wage Goes Into Effect Today

D.C. workers are celebrating today, as the city’s minimum wage increases from $8.25 to $9.50 per hour.

07/01/2014

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Minimum Wage Rally, Review of MSA Bill Planned

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.

02/03/2014

Tommy Wells shopping on a budget. (Photo credit: @TommyWells2014)

D.C. Mayoral Candidate Sets Out to Live on Minimum Wage Budget for a Week

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.

12/12/2013

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D.C.’s First Walmart Stores Now Open For Business

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.

12/03/2013

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