Study: 38 Percent Of Employers Will Lay Off Workers If Minimum Wage Is HikedA new study has found that 38 percent of employers will lay workers off if the minimum wage is increased as President Barack Obama has proposed.
Congresswoman Wants Raise for Tipped Workers Too Rep. Donna Edwards hopes Maryland will help inspire a federal minimum wage hike, but she says the minimum wage bill passed by the House of Delegates hurts tipped workers.
Bloomberg: Obama's Effort To Raise Minimum Wage 'One Of The Most Misguided Things We Can Do'Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg strongly defended many of his signature policies in a wide-ranging interview with Katie Couric.
O'Malley Planning Minimum Wage Roundtable with Business Owners Gov. Martin O'Malley will visit Upper Marlboro for a discussion with businesses owners who support a minimum wage increase.
Md. House to Take Up Minimum Wage IncreaseThe Maryland House of Delegates is scheduled to take up a bill to increase the state's minimum wage.
Md. Panel Keeps Minimum Wage Statewide; Cuts Index to InflationA panel of Maryland lawmakers voted Monday to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour over three years, but lawmakers stripped out a proposal to index future increases to inflation.
Unions Propel Minimum Wage Activist From KFC To The White HouseIn the 15 months since working for $7.25 sweeping floors and serving customers, the 22-year-old KFC employee from Brooklyn has become one of the most visible faces of a movement that has staged strikes across the country demanding a $15-an-hour wage and union representation for fast-food workers.
Bill Raises Pay For People Serving Disabled A measure in Maryland would ensure people who provide direct service to the developmentally disabled would get a pay raise, if the state raises its minimum wage.
Hundreds Rally For Worker Rights Outside Md. StatehouseA rally for civil and immigrant rights bills drew more than 200 people to downtown Annapolis Monday night.
Obama Pitches Minimum Wage Hike With Dem Governors President Barack Obama promoted his effort to raise the minimum wage on Friday, declaring in a meeting with Democratic governors that higher pay is not only "good policy, it also happens to be good politics."
Obama Pitches Minimum Wage Hike With Dem GovernorsPresident Barack Obama is promoting his effort to raise the minimum wage to Democratic governors.
Gov. O'Malley: Minimum Wage Increase Is "Pretty Modest" Maryland is already moving toward a "two-tier" minimum wage system, where counties will set their own minimums, Gov. Martin O'Malley said. But he wants $10.10 to be the statewide minimum and let counties raise it from there.
Md. Senate Committees to Review Pretrial, Minimum Wage Bills This week a Senate committee plans to take up another bill that would reform Maryland's bail-setting process.
Obama: Congress Must Finish Job On Minimum Wage RaisePresident Barack Obama says Congress should finish the job he started by raising the minimum wage to $10.10.
Dems Hope to Force House Vote on Minimum Wage Hike House Democrats said Thursday they will try to highlight GOP resistance to a higher minimum wage with a tactical maneuver meant to bring new attention to an issue they consider a political winner.