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Asbestos suits, mechanical licensing, minimum wage all in the crosshairs of...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Jefferson City – Republican lawmakers are continuing their relentless attacks on workers in the Missouri Legislature this session with bills targeting victims...

OPINION: U.S. minimum wage has failed to keep up

The minimum wage would be $24 today if it kept pace with productivity By DEAN BAKER If the minimum wage had kept pace with inflation since...

Missouri Senate seeks to undermine wage increase approved by voters

Jefferson City, MO – Missouri voters in November approved Proposition B, a measure to gradually increase the Show-Me State’s minimum wage to $12 by...

CLEAN Missouri and Raise Up minimum wage initiative will be on...

One week before the historic defeat of Proposition A (RTW), the CLEAN Missouri Amendment and Raise Up Missouri minimum wage ballot initiative were both...

Republicans using preemption laws to stop local governments from improving the...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor A recent wave of anti-worker preemption laws have swept across the country in the last decade striking down local government efforts to...

Greitens, Missouri GOP earn national headlines for ‘cruel’ decision to cut...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor The heartless decision to cut by 23 percent the minimum wage paid to 35,000 low-paid St. Louis workers (and to prevent a...

Greitens was urged to veto minimum wage repeal, he refused

35,000 St. Louis workers will get a 23% wage cut Aug. 28 Jefferson City – While there was still time before the July 15 deadline for...

Greitens’ ‘act of profound cowardice’

I’d like to say something about the decision Gov. Greitens made to lower the minimum wage in the City of St. Louis. Not only is...

Fight for higher wage continues with ‘Save the Raise’ campaign

By TIM ROWDEN Editor St. Louis’s low-wage workers are not giving up their higher minimum wage without a fight, despite the Missouri legislature’s passage of a...

Illinois Legislature approves $15 an hour minimum wage

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondant Springfield, IL – The Illinois House of Representatives and Senate has approved a plan to raise the state minimum wage in...
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