minimum wage

Economy & Business
6:00 am
Tue October 21, 2014

Milwaukee County Residents Set to Vote on Minimum Wage Hike

Milwaukee County residents will vote on minimum wage hike
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Milwaukee County residents will vote November 4th on much more than who should be governor.

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Politics & Government
2:40 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

County Board Approves “Living Wage” Ordinance

Most Milwaukee County supervisors want to boost the minimum wage for employees of companies that contract with the county.

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Economy & Business
11:07 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Calls For Wage Increase in Milwaukee Grow Louder

Protesters demonstrated recently in front of a north side Milwaukee restaurant as part of a push to raise the minimum wage.
Credit Bob Bach

Scores of people turned out for a rally earlier this month seeking a hike in the minimum wage of $7.25 an hour.

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Politics & Government
1:00 am
Tue November 26, 2013

As Thanksgiving Nears, Milwaukee Advocates Call For Higher Minimum Wage

State lawmakers hand out turkeys and side dishes Monday to raise awareness of hunger during the holidays and call for an increase in the minimum wage in Wisconsin.
Credit Erin Toner

Advocates for the working poor in Milwaukee are using the Thanksgiving holiday to call for higher wages for low-skilled workers.

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Economy & Business
1:00 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Fast Food Workers Call for Higher Wages

The minimum wage is $7.25/hour. The last time it rose was in 2009.
Credit David Schott, Flickr

Organizers in a number of cities are pushing for fast food wages to climb to $15, and for employees to form unions.

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