NPR: How The Minimum-Wage Debate Moved From Capitol Hill To City Halls

The second-largest city in America could soon join Seattle and San Francisco in the club of cities that have agreed to gradually raise their wages above $15 per hour. And these cities are part of a larger, recent wave of cities and counties setting their own minimum wages.

In the past few years, nearly two dozen local jurisdictions have decided to increase their minimum wages, according to data from the National Employment Law Project, a nonprofit organization that among other things advocates for higher minimum wages.

Read the full article at NPR.

Related to

The Latest News

All news