Republican Gov. Chris Christie played a central role at the state’s Democratic conference on Friday.
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.
Maryland’s minimum wage is going up 75 cents.
Protesters outside of the Walmart on H Street are calling for better wages on Black Friday.
Montgomery County’s minimum wage increases Wednesday to $8.40, the first step of a plan to increase it to $11.50 by 2017.
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.
D.C. workers are celebrating today, as the city’s minimum wage increases from $8.25 to $9.50 per hour.
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.
A bill would enhance penalties for employers who pay their employees illegal wages or less than what they agreed to pay.
Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said that he supports an increase in the country’s minimum wage, noting his own break from many other Republicans who oppose such a hike.