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Monday, May 5, 2014 at 2:23 PM

Md. Minimum Wage Bill Signed Into Law

Md. Minimum Wage Bill Signed Into Law

Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill Monday morning to raise it to $10.10 per hour. The increase will roll out over the next four years. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2013 at 11:17 PM
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By Tom Sherwood

When Should D.C.’s Minimum Wage Rise and By How Much?

When Should D.C.’s Minimum Wage Rise and By How Much?

Raising the minimum wage in the District has a lot of popular support, but supporters say it’s unclear how much it should be raised or when a raise would go into effect. Read »

Monday, Sep 2, 2013 at 8:54 PM

$12 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County?

$12 Minimum Wage in Montgomery County?

Next week, At-Large Councilmember Marc Elrich will introduce a bill to increase the wage from $7.25 to $12 per hour in the county. Read »

Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 at 9:02 PM
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By Tom Sherwood
      

New Walmart Opens in D.C.’s Suburbs

The battle over six planned Walmart stores in the District -- and how much the company pays employees -- heated up again Wednesday. Read »

Wednesday, Mar 20, 2013 at 9:44 AM

Md. Senate Panel to Vote on Minimum Wage Bill

Md. Senate Panel to Vote on Minimum Wage Bill

The measure would increase the state's minimum wage to $10 per hour by 2015. Read »

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