Everything listed under: minimum wage

  • Minnesota Is Once Again "A State that Works"

    Article by: Editorial Board, Star Tribune"For the most part, Minnesota is once again ‘The state that works.’Minnesota’s lawmaking season ended last week with a productive flurry. A bonding bill with statewide reach, property tax relief for homeowners and renters of modest means, an overdue pay raise for long-term care providers, longer workplace leaves for new parents, and a spur to better Internet service in Greater Minnesota are headliner accomplishments of the 2014 sess...  Read More...

  • Our view: DFL restores what's best about state

    Article by: Brian Voerding, editor, on behalf of the Daily News editorial board, Winona Daily News Pot’s legal. The minimum wage is going up. Some people will have a harder time owning guns, or have to give them up.   Read More...

  • Minimum-wage bill heads to Dayton

    Article by: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger, Star Tribune Passed by the House, the measure to increase the state’s pay floor to $9.50 an hour by 2016 will be signed Monday. An increase in the state’s minimum wage to $9.50 an hour is nearly law, making Minnesota the latest state controlled by Democrats to offer the lowest wage workers a boost.   Read More...

  • DFL leaders make deal to hike the minimum wage to $9.50 an hour

    Article by: Rachel E. Stassen-Berger, Star Tribune By the end of the week, the Minnesota Legislature will approve a measure to hike the state's minimum wage to $9.50 an hour, DFL leaders said on Monday. The deal on minimum wage will allow DFL lawmakers to start with April recess next week with another major agenda item ticked off.   Read More...