The increase, which the City Council passed in a 14-to-1 vote, comes as workers across the country are rallying for higher wages.
"Wall Street Journal" Editor Paul Gigot argued on Sunday that the minimum wage should be kept low because it would teach workers that they did not want to work low-wage jobs.
President Obama gave Republicans a piece of his mind, and sent a message to Democrats, too.
After all, a promise is a promise!
Listen to Paul Ryan's arguments against the minimum wage here and see if you can actually identify anything that sounds logical.
Republicans may keep pushing against the minimum wage, but their arguments are wrong and should be disregarded.
The latest stories from the front lines of the labor fight across the country... Why don't Republicans want to help the more than 100 children a year who die while working on farms A judge has halted the new National Labor Relations Board
I'll try to keep this simple: The Nation published a Wikileaks story which it then pulled to run Wednesday with the Haitian publication with which it partnered. But the Columbia Journalism Review picked it up anyway, because it's such an
Newstalgia Reference Room - the radio program Cross Section: U.S.A. from May 8, 1948 discusses the proposed revamping of the Minimum Wage laws and the increase in the minimum wage. Guess who wasn't crazy about it?
Rachel Maddow breaks down who is behind the smears against ACORN and why, and how dishonest the reporting has been by the right wing media on the topi
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