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.
After Mayor Slay’s $15 minimum wage plan was shelved in a committee, there is a new offer for a substitute plan.
In a surprise move, Alderman Joe Vaccaro announced he won’t be holding anymore hearings on the bill this summer.
Ikea’s U.S division is raising the minimum wage for the second year in a row as the Swedish ready-to-assemble furniture chain looks to improve its relations with workers and reduce worker turnover.
City Alderman Shane Cohn has filed a substitute that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $8.25 immediately, which would match Illinois.
St. Louis Board of Aldermen host a public hearing tonight at 5:30 p.m. about Mayor Slay’s proposed Minimum wage increase.
City counselor Winston Calvert says he’s ready to defend the city’s right to set its own minimum wage, based on the city charter.
BJC HealthCare is raising its minimum wage, but a legal fight is expected for St. Louis City to increase its wages.
Mayor Slay has announced his plans to raise the minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour in St. Louis by 2020.
Three initiative petitions to increase Missouri’s minimum wage have been approved for circulation.