News Releases | January 22, 2020

Minnesota Supreme Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage

Today’s decision marks a historic victory for workers and local democracy in the Twin Cities.

News Releases | December 23, 2019

47 States, Cities, Counties to Raise Minimum Wage on New Year’s Day

21 states and 26 localities—more jurisdictions than ever before—will raise their wage floors around January 1.

News Releases | July 3, 2019

Report: Workers Lose Billions Thanks to Corporate Campaign to Block Local Raises

Nearly 350,000 workers are each losing $4,000 annually because their states blocked local minimum wage increases.

News Releases | May 3, 2019

Colorado Legislature Approves Landmark Bill to Repeal Preemption of Local Minimum Wage Laws

Governor Jared Polis is expected to sign the bill into law.

News Releases | March 28, 2019

Overcoming Gubernatorial Veto and Preemption Threat, Maryland Becomes Sixth State to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage Rate

Maryland becomes the sixth state in the nation—and the first south of the Mason-Dixon line—to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | March 27, 2019

Poll: Nearly 2/3 Florida Voters Oppose State Legislature’s Efforts to Strip Cities and Counties of Existing Powers

One misguided bill would ban all local laws pertaining to any “employment conditions.”

News Releases | March 4, 2019

Appeals Court Upholds Minneapolis $15 Minimum Wage Ordinance

Minnesota’s appeals court ruled that Minneapolis’s $15 minimum wage law is a valid exercise of local power and is not(…)

News Releases | February 25, 2019

Colorado Legislation Would Restore Local Power to Raise Minimum Wage

The bill would restore local governments’ right to raise the minimum wage above the state’s level.

News Releases | November 29, 2018

Report: Fight for $15 Won $68 Billion in Raises for 22 Million Workers

$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.

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