Minimum Wage

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Quinn Makes Minimum Wage Pitch at Women’s Event

Quinn is seeking re-election and told attendees Monday that he favors fair pay.


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Sen. Durbin Rallies Support for Raised Minimum Wage

Durbin is a major backer of the “Minimum Wage Fairness Act”, which seeks to raise that figure to $10.10 an hour.


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Restaurant Owners React to Pi’s Raised Minimum Wage

The minimum wage is going up—voluntarily—to $10.10 an hour at the Pi Pizzeria restaurants. But how do local restaurant owners feel about it?


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Mo. Democrats Push For Minimum Wage Raise

Democratic efforts to raise the state minimum wage meet with opposition.


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Illinois Gov. Quinn Calls For Minimum Wage Increase

In his “State of the State” speech, Chicago Democrat pushed for at least $10 per hour.


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New Year Means Missouri Wage Hike, Business Tax Cut

Wages will rise for Missouri’s low-income workers and taxes will fall for some corporations as a result of laws taking effect with the new year.


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Quinn Wants Higher Minimum Wage by Christmas 2014

Gov. Pat Quinn says he wants to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to at least $10 by Christmas of next year.



Missouri Raising Its Minimum Wage to $7.50 an Hour

Missouri’s minimum wage will rise by 15 cents an hour in January. The Missouri labor dept. has set next year’s minimum wage at $7.50 an hour.


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Mo. Minimum Hourly Wage Increasing to $7.50 in 2014

The state labor department calculates the minimum wage each year based on cost of living expenses as outlined in the Consumer Price Index.



Quinn Keeps Pushing To Raise Illinois Minimum Wage

The Democrat, who campaigned on the idea in 2010 told congregants Sunday that raising the minimum wage from $8.25 to $10 is a way to provide fair wages.