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SEIU Local 1 janitors sweep up effects of low wages, urge veto of minimum wage repeal

SEIU Local 1 janitors sweep up effects of low wages, urge veto of minimum wage repeal

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Armed with mops, brooms and buckets, SEIU Local 1 janitors rallying at St. Louis City Hall cleaned up the..

June 26, 2017 with 0 Comments
$15 minimum wage passes Illinois House Labor Committee

$15 minimum wage passes Illinois House Labor Committee

Illinois State Representative Will Guzzardi (D-Chicago) led the charge for a $15 minimum wage in Illinois on April 5. HB 198 passed 17-6 in..

April 17, 2017 with 0 Comments
Legislation is filed to erase victory on minimum wage

Legislation is filed to erase victory on minimum wage

By CARL GREEN Correspondent Even while St. Louisans celebrated at City Hall over the Feb. 28 Missouri Supreme Court decision upholding the..

March 13, 2017 with 0 Comments
Rep. Butler pre-files legislation to raise Missouri’s minimum wage

Rep. Butler pre-files legislation to raise Missouri’s minimum wage

Jefferson City – State Rep. Michael Butler (D-St. Louis) has pre-filed legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage from $7.65..

January 4, 2016 with 0 Comments
‘Truly disappointing:’ Circuit judge strikes down St. Louis minimum wage increase

‘Truly disappointing:’ Circuit judge strikes down St. Louis minimum wage increase

By TIM ROWDEN Editor “Truly disappointing” is how Frances Holmes, a 52-year-old McDonald’s worker from St. Louis described a circuit..

October 26, 2015 with 0 Comments
MO Senate overrides veto of bill cutting unemployment benefits

MO Senate overrides veto of bill cutting unemployment benefits

Jefferson City – The Missouri Senate last week voted to override Governor Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill that cuts the state’s..

September 28, 2015 with 0 Comments
Legislature nixes local control for minimum wage

Legislature nixes local control for minimum wage

Jefferson City – Although House Republican leaders failed to keep right to work alive, Republicans were able to override Governor Jay..

September 28, 2015 with 0 Comments
St. Louis City Board of Aldermen votes to raise minimum wage to $11 by 2018

St. Louis City Board of Aldermen votes to raise minimum wage to $11 by 2018

In a tremendous victory for thousands of workers and allies that stand with them, the St. Louis Board of Aldermen has voted to boost the..

September 8, 2015 with 0 Comments
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