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August 18, 2017
Some workers in the Capitol and other Minnesota government buildings will receive raises of at least 2 percent this year and 2018 if the administration and Legislature approve a contract agreement that could affect 30,000. Don Davis /  Forum News Service
Capitol Chatter: Minimum wage automatically heads up
August 18, 2017 - 2:15pm
July 14, 2017
Pam Whaley lives with her three children in a Grand Forks apartment and is working to get her nursing degree. Whaley said recently that she wouldn't be able to afford an apartment without housing assistance. photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
To afford 2-bedroom apartment, Grand Forks renters need $16.73 wage
July 14, 2017 - 7:20pm
June 30, 2017
REUTERS/David Ryder/File Photo
Minneapolis approves gradual rise in minimum wage to $15 an hour
June 30, 2017 - 1:22pm
April 26, 2017
Letter: Five ideas for strengthening America's safety net
April 26, 2017 - 6:05am
March 2, 2017
Tommy Franklin, wears a face mask "Stealing Sick Time Makes Us Sick" at a demonstation against the Preemption Bill at the State Capitol on Thursday, March 2, 2017. "I'm here to support workers rights and a fair economy for all," he said. " (Pioneer Press: Jean Pieri)
GOP tries to stop Minnesota cities from mandating minimum wage hikes, sick leave
March 2, 2017 - 10:43pm
January 19, 2017
Our opinion: Mandated wage hikes aren't good for business
January 19, 2017 - 8:29am
January 10, 2017
Evan Dosch, right, asks the two guests Parker Hoey, left, and Tom George if they need anything with their pizza at Rhombus Guys Pizza in Grand Forks, ND on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. (Joshua Komer / Grand Forks Herald)
ND Dems propose hike in minimum wage
January 10, 2017 - 7:27pm
July 26, 2016
The union exhibit at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair left no doubt about labor's No. 1 political goal: raising the state minimum wage. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis)
Higher minimum wage, new laws begin August 1 in Minnesota
July 26, 2016 - 11:11am
January 2, 2016
Sen. John Hoeven reviews details of the recent omnibus budget plan that Congress passed during a meeting with the Grand Forks Herald editorial board recently.  photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Q&A: Sen. Hoeven on the issues
January 2, 2016 - 9:30pm
January 1, 2016
Protesters outside Walmart hold a candle light vigil after a march for a $15 per hour minimum wage and the reinstatement of employees who lost their jobs, ahead of Black Friday in Pico Rivera, California November 19, 2015. REUTERS/Alex Gallardo
New year brings minimum wage hikes for Americans in 14 states
January 1, 2016 - 4:45pm
December 30, 2015
South Dakota gets first minimum wage bump tied to inflation
December 30, 2015 - 8:30pm
November 10, 2015
Protesters rally for higher U.S. fast food wages, union rights
November 10, 2015 - 8:30pm
October 31, 2015
Line chef Chas Grant and sous chef Amy Buckmeier hand completed dishes to servers at Heartland Restaurant & Wine Bar on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015. Owner and chef Lenny Russo says he’d like to give his kitchen staff raises in the wake of recent minimum wage increases and is discussing changes to the restaurant’s tipping system. (Pioneer Press: Andy Rathbun)
When can you skip the tip?
October 31, 2015 - 5:45pm
October 15, 2015
South Dakota minimum wage to increase 5 cents on Jan. 1
October 15, 2015 - 5:30pm
September 17, 2015
Missouri lawmakers stop cities from raising minimum wage
September 17, 2015 - 9:30pm