Good news for 1 million low-wage workers: In 2013, 10 states will see a bump in the minimum wage.
Dave Jamieson at the Huffington Post writes in "Minimum Wage Increase Hits 10 States, Boosting Pay For An Estimated One Million Workers":
Recently, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has pointed to Indiana’s economic success since passing “right to work” as a reason for Michigan to adopt similar legislation.1 Neither the governor nor Indiana officials, however, have been able to provide evidence that “right to work” (RTW) was the determinative factor in even a single company’s decision to locate in the state.
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Petitions are out for voters in the Anchorage Municipality to Repeal AO 37!
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- The Nation: April 10, 2010 edition