Minimum Wage

St. Louis County Council

County Minimum Wage Increase Gets Overwhelming ‘No’

The proposed bill wasn’t even given a second by the St. Louis County Council.

07/29/2015

Money

Kansas City Raises Minimum Wage; St. Louis Workers Call on Mayor to do Same

Kansas City officials voted to increase the minimum wage to $13 by 2020 and that has a group in St. Louis calling on this city’s leaders to follow suit.

07/22/2015

Members of the St. Louis County Council question the county's budget director during a special meeting on Tuesday, September 6th, 2011. (KMOX/Michael Calhoun)

St. Louis County Councilwoman Seeks $10 Minimum Wage

Hazel Erby says her bill would raise the St. Louis County minimum wage to $10 per hour in 2016

07/22/2015

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Gov. Nixon Supports St. Louis’ Effort to Raise Minimum Wage

A minimum wage increase was approved in Kansas City and now Nixon supports one here as well.

07/17/2015

Paul Berry. Courtesy of the Facebook page Paul Berry III for Missouri.

Paul Berry: Don’t Raise Min. Wage, Eliminate Earnings Tax

He says there would even be enough money to give police a 25 percent pay increase.

07/17/2015

Mayoral candidate Lewis Reed

Aldermanic President Says ‘No’ to Latest Minimum Wage Proposal

Board of Alderman President Lewis Reed is an active supporter of increasing minimum wage, but the newest proposition given to the board is a different story.

07/14/2015

Minimum Wage Filibuster, Defense Mapping Agency Passes

A last-minute plan to raise the city’s minimum wage to $11 an hour has stalled in city hall.

07/10/2015

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon speaks during the launch of the US Agriculture Coalition for Cuba at the National Press Club on January 8, 2014 in Washington, DC. The coalition is seeking to advance trade relations between the US and Cuba by ending the embargo policy. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Nixon Vetoes Missouri Bill to Limit Local Wage, Bag Laws

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Friday vetoed legislation that would have blocked cities from raising local wages and restricting use of plastic bags, a move Nixon called a “power grab” by state lawmakers.

07/10/2015

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Maria Toutoudaki

Minimum Wage and Defense-Mapping on Aldermen’s Agenda

The minimum wage and other contentious issues are on the agenda as the St. Louis Board of Aldermen meets for its final session before summer break this morning.

07/10/2015

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay (KMOX/file photo)

Mayor Slay Proposes Revised Minimum Wage Increase

After Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.

07/09/2015

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