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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
July 30, 2015
New minimum wage in Minnesota to be highest in the region
July 30, 2015 - 10:30pm
July 10, 2015
Minnesota banks on higher taxes, minimum wage as script for growth
July 10, 2015 - 9:00pm
June 16, 2015
Our Opinion
OUR OPINION: Large wage hikes unfair to small businesses
June 16, 2015 - 5:00am
June 2, 2015
The Wal-Mart company logo is seen outside a Wal-Mart Stores Inc company distribution center in Bentonville, Arkansas June 6, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Wal-Mart to raise wages for 100,000 U.S. workers in some departments
June 2, 2015 - 7:45pm
May 31, 2015
LETTER: Stingy businesses should pay some social-services costs
May 31, 2015 - 4:45am
May 7, 2015
People protest for higher wages outside McDonald's in Los Angeles, California April 15, 2015. Fast-food workers rallied on Wednesday for higher pay, using the April 15 tax deadline to publicize their claims that they cannot survive on the hourly wages paid by many U.S. corporations. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
Labor Dept to unveil proposed overtime pay rules
May 7, 2015 - 5:30pm
April 16, 2015
Protesters demonstrate march along Flatbush Avenue for higher wages in the Brooklyn borough of New York City April 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
U.S. fast-food workers mark Tax Day demanding higher wages
April 16, 2015 - 6:45pm
March 24, 2015
Minnesota House passes bill allowing employers to pay tipped workers less
March 24, 2015 - 4:58pm
March 20, 2015
Daugaard signs bill for lower South Dakota youth minimum wage
March 20, 2015 - 9:15pm
December 4, 2014
Scores of fast food workers and their supporters calling for a $15 minimum wage fill a McDonalds restaurant in Chelsea, Massachusetts December 4, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Minimum wage fight hits the streets of nearly 200 U.S. cities
December 4, 2014 - 5:17pm
November 5, 2014
South Dakota voters approve minimum wage hike by 55-45 margin
November 5, 2014 - 8:15pm
July 31, 2014
Krysta Rzeszutke, 19, takes a pizza order for customer Eric Nelson on his lunch break at Punch Pizza at 769 Grand Ave. Rzesutke has worked at Punch pizza for three years. Last year, her employers at Punch Pizza raised the minimum wage to $10.00 before President Obama raised it nationally.  (Pioneer Press: Ginger Pinson)
Minnesota’s minimum wage hike goes into effect Friday
July 31, 2014 - 10:00pm