Living Wage

Hopkins Caregivers Vow To Strike Again For Higher WagesNo more poverty pay. The fight for higher wages continues at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where caregivers say they can barely afford their homes or put food on the table. Now they are giving the hospital one more chance before they strike again.
Gov. O'Malley Signs Minimum Wage Increase BillMaryland officially joins the short list of states that have recently approved a hike in the minimum wage.
O'Malley, Cummings Attend Minimum Wage RallySupporters 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.
Md. House Approves Minimum Wage HikeThe 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.
Md. Democratic Lawmakers Join Religious Leaders In Rally For Minimum Wage IncreaseMaryland's Democratic lawmakers pushing for a raise in the minimum wage are getting some help from a coalition of religious leaders.
Miller Warns Of Difficulty Raising Minimum WageMaryland'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.
Raise The Wage Rally In Annapolis Calls For Statewide Hourly Increase To $10.10Dozens rally in Annapolis in support of a new plan to raise the minimum wage, but not everybody's in favor.
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.
D.C. Council Unanimously Approves Minimum Wage HikeThe 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.
D.C. Council Committee Backs Minimum Wage HikeA 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.
D.C. Mayor Proposes Minimum Wage Of $10District 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.
Wal-Mart To Open 2 D.C. Hiring Centers After Wage DisputeWal-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."
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