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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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DC, 2 Md. Counties Working Together to Raise Regional Minimum Wage

D.C.’s Large Retailer Accountability Act may have gone by the wayside when Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed it in September, but a new proposal could raise minimum wage in the city and surrounding Maryland counties.

10/10/2013

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‘Living Wage Bill’ Stalled In D.C. As Seattle Mayor Pushes for $15 Minimum Wage

Nearly 3,000 miles west of D.C., where a proposed boost in minimum wage has stalled, the mayor of Seattle wants minimum hourly wages of $15.

10/09/2013

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After ‘Living Wage’ Veto, Wal-Mart Gets Back to Work in DC

Two Wal-Mart hiring centers will open in D.C. September 23 following the death of the Large Retailer Accountability Act earlier this week.

09/19/2013

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D.C. Council Fails to Override Veto on Controversial ‘Living Wage’ Bill

The D.C. Council is preparing to vote on whether to override a mayoral veto and require Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees a ‘living wage’ of at least $12.50 an hour.

09/17/2013

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Gray Defends ‘Living Wage’ Veto, Calls Bill a ‘Job Killer’

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray made headlines this past week when he vetoed the controversial Large Retailer Accountability Act, but the mayor says he did his homework before making a decision.

09/15/2013

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Gray Vetoes Controversial ‘Living Wage’ Bill

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray announced Thursday morning that he plans to veto the controversial Large Retailers Accountability Act.

09/12/2013

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Wage Bill Affecting Wal-Mart Goes to Mayor Gray

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has received a bill requiring Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.

08/30/2013

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‘Living Wage’ Bill To Hit Mayor Gray’s Desk By Friday

D.C.’s controversial Large Retailer Accountability Act, which was passed by the city council in July, will be on Mayor Vincent Gray’s desk by Friday, according to Council Chairman Phil Mendelson’s office.

08/27/2013

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