minimum wage

CORRECTS SOURCE AND PHOTOGRAPHER - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker talks about legislation he signed into law during a news conference Friday, Dec. 14, 2018 in Green Bay, Wis. Walker signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, brushing aside complaints that he is enabling a brazen power grab and ignoring the will of voters. (Jim Matthews/The Green Bay Press-Gazette via AP)
December 15, 2018 - 3:05 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan enacted last-minute limits on Democratic power Friday, with outgoing GOP governors in both Upper Midwest states signing measures protecting their priorities before leaving office in less than a month. Democrats derided the moves as...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2018 file photo, the logo for Amazon is displayed on a screen at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York. Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday, Oct. 2, that the wage hike will benefit more than 350,000 workers, which includes full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal positions. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
October 02, 2018 - 7:10 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon, which has faced political and economic pressure to raise pay for thousands of employees, is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The wage hike will benefit more than 350,000 workers, which includes full-time, part-time, temporary...
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Sloane Martin
September 12, 2018 - 6:27 am
St. Paul City Council is holding a public hearing Wednesday on the results of an independent study on the economic impact of raising the minimum wage. Following in the footsteps of Minneapolis, St. Paul is exploring a gradual increase to $15 an hour. After months of evaluation, the Citizens League...
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Sloan Martin, WCCO Radio
Sloane Martin
June 11, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Several dozen protesters shut down a portion of Kellogg Blvd. in downtown St. Paul Monday evening calling for a $15 minimum wage. After the city of Minneapolis approved an ordinance to gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour last year, advocates say they're feeling hopeful. "It's...
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By Edgar Linares
Edgar Linares
June 06, 2018 - 8:11 pm
For many small businesses in downtown Minneapolis, the wage increase beginning on July 1 of $10.25 will have little impact. “For our downtown locations everybody’s already making way over that,” said Frank Gambino, owner of Andrea's Pizza in the downtown Minneapolis skyway. Gambino believes he...
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