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.
A state lawmaker from Prince George’s County is postponing an event to highlight the difficulty of shopping for food as a minimum-wage earner.
Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country — including in downtown Washington — Thursday amid a push for higher wages.
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.
The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to an increase in the District of Columbia’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest.
Minimum wage in Prince George’s County will increase to $11.50 by 2017.
The Montgomery County Council has voted to establish a county minimum wage and raise that hourly rate to $11.50 by 2017.
A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.
District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray said Friday he supports increasing the city’s minimum wage to $10 an hour, setting up a possible showdown with the D.C. Council over pay for low-wage workers
A D.C. Council committee will consider a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the highest in the nation, by 2016.