December 2, 2019

TribLive, Jennifer Rafanan Kennedy & Corey O’Connor, December 1, 2019- It has been nearly 11 years since Pennsylvania’s Legislature took any action to raise the state’s depressed minimum wage. While states all around us passed laws raising wages, Pennsylvanians have been stuck at the lowest level allowed by federal law, …

August 6, 2019

ZCommunications, Rebekah Barber, August 5, 2019- The Fight For $15 movement has won some important victories since it was launched seven years ago. Just last month, the Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted to raise the current $7.25 hourly federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, though the proposal is expected …

July 26, 2019

Pennsylvania Capital-Star, Sarah Anne Hughes, July 26, 2019- Pennsylvania last raised its minimum wage on July 9, 2006, when Gov. Ed Rendell signed a bill that gradually increased the state’s base pay from $5.15 to $7.15 an hour. But the Legislature didn’t just give workers a $2 raise. Lawmakers also …