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Minimum Wage Law

Will fast-food protests spur higher minimum wage?

Terrance Wise has two jobs in Kansas City — one at a burger joint, the second at a pizza restaurant — but he says his paychecks aren't enough to buy shoes for his three daughters and insure his 15-year-old car. So he decided to draw attention to his plight: He walked off work in protest.

August 05, 2013 2:27 pm

Senate bars local government from boosting minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments could not set a minimum wage higher than the state minimum under legislation approved 27-23 Thursday by the Indiana Senate.

April 21, 2011 11:35 am

House says local governments can't increase minimum wage

INDIANAPOLIS | Local governments would be barred from setting a minimum wage higher than the federal rate under legislation approved Wednesday by the Indiana House.

March 30, 2011 12:00 pm

Religious leaders, labor activists urge minimum wage hike

CHICAGO | Religious leaders and labor activists in the South Chicago and East Side neighborhoods said Tuesday they want Illinois lawmakers to approve an increase in the state's minimum wage.

March 08, 2011 1:39 pm
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