Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has decided to invest a lot of political capital in the issue of the minimum wage, publicly calling for both the state and federal wages to eventually be raised to $10.10.
New London has raised the minimum wage for municipal employees and contractors.
President Obama will push a minimum wage increase when speaking at Central Connecticut State University Wednesday.
(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The Obama Adminstration’s call to hike the federal minimum wage came to Hartford today. U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez heard from several minimum wage workers who told Perez raising a family […]
Governor Malloy was one of a group of governors meeting with President Obama Friday as the president promoted his effort to raise the minimum wage, saying it is “good policy, it also happens to be good politics.”
Governor Dannel Malloy unveiled his proposed changes to the second year of the state budget in his State of the State address, as the General Assembly convened for a three-month legislative session.
Governor Dannel Malloy is calling for a bump up in the state’s minimum wage, to $10.10 an hour.
Speaking with a “Daily Show” correspondent about President Obama’s plans to increase minimum wage, Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff ridiculed the idea, suggesting that the “mentally retarded” could work for $2 an hour, because “you’re worth what you’re worth.”
Minimum wage workers in Connecticut are about to get a raise.
Advocates for a higher Massachusetts minimum wage packed a Statehouse hearing considering whether to raise the minimum hourly wage to $11 by July 2015.