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Living Wage

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O’Malley, Cummings Attend Minimum Wage Rally

Supporters of a bill to raise the state’s minimum wage want to make the most of the time they have left before the General Assembly adjourns next month.

03/20/2014

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Md. House Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved phasing in an increase in the state’s minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $10.10 by 2017.

03/07/2014

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Md. Democratic Lawmakers Join Religious Leaders In Rally For Minimum Wage Increase

Maryland’s Democratic lawmakers pushing for a raise in the minimum wage are getting some help from a coalition of religious leaders.

02/03/2014

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Miller Warns Of Difficulty Raising Minimum Wage

Maryland’s Senate president on Thursday braced his colleagues for a difficult debate over raising the state’s minimum wage and asked senators to be open to compromise.

01/16/2014

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Raise The Wage Rally In Annapolis Calls For Statewide Hourly Increase To $10.10

Dozens rally in Annapolis in support of a new plan to raise the minimum wage, but not everybody’s in favor.

01/14/2014

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Gov. O’Malley Says He Will Focus On Minimum Wage Hike

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will be focusing his energy on raising the state’s minimum wage in his last legislative session as Maryland’s governor.

01/07/2014

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D.C. Council Unanimously Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to increase the District of Columbia’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest.

12/03/2013

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D.C. Council Committee Backs Minimum Wage Hike

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.

11/26/2013

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D.C. Mayor Proposes Minimum Wage Of $10

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.

11/22/2013

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Wal-Mart To Open 2 D.C. Hiring Centers After Wage Dispute

Wal-Mart is opening two hiring centers in Washington just days after the D.C. Council failed to override a veto of an effort to require other large retailers to pay employees a “living wage.”

09/19/2013

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Wage Bill Affecting Wal-Mart Dies In D.C.

An effort to require Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour met its end Tuesday when the D.C. Council failed to override Mayor Vincent Gray’s veto.

09/17/2013

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D.C. Council Rebukes Wal-Mart Over Wages

The D.C. Council issued a legislative rebuke to Wal-Mart on Wednesday, approving a bill that would require the retail giant and other big-box chain retailers to pay their employees a “living wage” of at least $12.50 an hour.

07/10/2013