Posts Tagged ‘minimum wage’

Report: Minimum-Wage Ballot Initiative Would Benefit More Than 100,000 People

Nearly all those who would see their wages rise are adults.

Bowser Reiterates Support for $15 Minimum Wage, But Specifics Remain to Be Seen

As of mid-Thursday morning, the mayor's office hadn't handed down the relevant legislation to the D.C. Council.

Should Tipped Workers Be Included in D.C.’s Minimum Wage Legislation?

The question lingers as Bowser finalizes a bill expected to be submitted this week.

Bowser Will Ask D.C. Council to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

She'll send a bill next month.

Judge Throws Out Minimum Wage Initiative, Casts Doubt on Past D.C. Elections

Approval of ballot initiative language by the D.C. Board of Elections was invalid due to its members’ expired term limits, a judge ruled.

The Fair Minimum: D.C. Voters Support a $15 Minimum Wage

Advocates push to more than double the federal minimum.

The D.C. Poll: District Voters on Pot, Minimum Wage, Football, and More

Plus: D.C. voters weigh in on a football stadium in D.C., naloxone, FreshPAC, and more.

Marijuana Activist Promises ‘Strike’ From Weed to Support Living Wage

Sort of.

Who Would Benefit From a $15 Minimum Wage?

The majority of D.C. workers who were paid $15 or less an hour lived "out-of-state" as of 2013.

The Minimum Wage Will Increase Tomorrow in D.C.

The District's minimum-wage workers will start seeing a city-mandated increase in their paychecks tomorrow, July 1, when the first phase of the city's wage increase goes into effect. Beginning tomorrow, the minimum wage will jump to $9.50 per hour from today's $8.25.
This boost is part of legislation that Mayor Vince Gray signed into law in January that will eventually [...]

District Line Daily: Maximizing the Minimum

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The D.C. Council recently passed legislation to raise the minimum wage to $11.50 by 2016, but [...]

District Line Daily: Let’s Make a Deal

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Jeffrey Thompson, the businessman believed to be behind Mayor Vince Gray's 2010 shadow campaign, is [...]

Obama Expected to Announce Minimum Wage Boost for Workers Under Federal Contract

In December, local fast food workers employed in Smithsonian museums rallied outside the National Air and Space Museum and called on President Barack Obama to sign an executive order mandating that businesses contracting with the federal government pay their employees fair wages. Food service workers at Union Station held a similar rally this month, and [...]

District Line Daily: Boost From the President

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President Barack Obama is expected to announce at the State of the Union address tonight [...]

District Line Daily: Minimum Wage Workers Get a Raise

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Mayor Vince Gray is expected to sign the minimum wage bill into law today, [...]

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