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DC lawmakers approve citywide $15 minimum wage

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers in the nation’s capital approved a $15-an-hour minimum wage on Tuesday, joining numerous other cities and the states of California and New York in mandating pay raises for retail, restaurant and service-industry workers. The D.C. Council unanimously ...

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DC Council to consider revised minimum wage bill

WASHINGTON — A bill to increase the minimum wage to $15 in the nation’s capital has been revised to have a less dramatic impact on the city’s restaurant industry. A D.C. Council committee is scheduled to vote Wednesday on the ...

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As minimum wage marches toward $15, small businesses adapt

NEW YORK — In the aftermath of California and New York becoming the first states to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15, some small businesses with hourly workers are rethinking how they can absorb the increase. The owners of ...

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California, New York poised to raise minimum wage to $15

California and New York are poised to become the highest-paid minimum-wage states in the nation after their governors each reached deals with lawmakers to raise the lowest amount a worker can be paid to a record-shattering $15 an hour. California ...

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Maryland’s minimum wage increases by 25 cents

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s minimum wage is going up a quarter. It increases from $8 to $8.25 on Wednesday. The increase is one of several approved by the Maryland General Assembly last year, when then-Gov. Martin O’Malley made the increase a ...

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