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Hillary Clinton To Jeb Bush: American Workers Need A Raise

Hillary Rodham Clinton accused former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush of lacking an understanding of the needs of American workers on Monday, using an agenda-setting economic speech to cast Republican prescriptions for the economy as relics of the past that would do little to boost wages for the middle-class.

07/13/2015

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Minimum Wage Goes Up Today in D.C., Maryland

The latest minimum wage increases in D.C. and Maryland are now in effect.

07/01/2015

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Democrats Attack Christie At Annual Meeting

Republican Gov. Chris Christie played a central role at the state’s Democratic conference on Friday.

05/15/2015

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McDonald’s: Workers to Get Pay Hikes at Company-Owned Stores

McDonald’s says it’s raising pay for workers at company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy.

04/01/2015

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Maryland Minimum Wage to Rise 75 Cents

Maryland’s minimum wage is going up 75 cents.

01/01/2015

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Workers, Activists Protest Low Wages at D.C. Walmart on Black Friday

Protesters outside of the Walmart on H Street are calling for better wages on Black Friday.

11/28/2014

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Montgomery County’s New Minimum Wage Goes Into Effect

Montgomery County’s minimum wage increases Wednesday to $8.40, the first step of a plan to increase it to $11.50 by 2017.

10/01/2014

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Gov. Quinn To Live Off Equivalent Of Minimum Wage

Gov. Pat Quinn agreed on Sunday to briefly live on the equivalent of a minimum-wage salary as he rallies support for a Nov. 4 Illinois ballot measure on the issue.

07/27/2014

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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 in D.C. to Increase on July 1

Employers and workers in the District are preparing for an increase to the minimum wage, which raises to $9.50 per hour on July 1.

06/17/2014

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