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Service workers to rally Wednesday for $15 minimum wage

Rallies in Newark and across the country Wednesday will make a case for paying service sector workers a wage of $15 per hour.

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NJ minimum wage workers to get 13-cent pay raise

On Jan. 1 roughly 176,000 minimum wage workers in New Jersey will see a modest hourly pay increase based on the rate of inflation. On Monday, New Jersey Policy Perspective (NJPP), a Trenton think tank, released a brief detailing the benefits of the wage hike while the New Jersey Business and Industry Association (NJBIA) countered with the downside.

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Christie talks tough on minimum wage

This is the kind of statement that can get a candidate into trouble, and many believe Gov. Chris Christie is a candidate for president.

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Government Coalition Debates Minimum Wage
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Study: Minimum wage hikes don’t kill jobs

A new study by the Center for Economic and Research Policy shows that job growth in states that have increased their minimum wage this year is far more robust when compared to states that did not hike the minimum wage.

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How Has Raising the Minimum Wage in New Jersey Affected You? [POLL]

It wasn’t long ago that Senate President Steve Sweeney was praising the New Jersey voters in favoring a hike in the minimum wage at the polls – raising it from 7.25 to 8.25 an hour with yearly adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index

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Seattle Council Passes $15 Minimum Wage

The Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday that gradually increases the minimum wage in the city to $15, which would make it the highest in the nation.

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McDonald's iconic golden arches. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
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Protesters Arrested Outside McDonald’s Headquarters

Several protesters were being arrested outside McDonald's headquarters on Wednesday, as hundreds demonstrated in a bid to call attention to the low pay earned by fast-food workers.

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Tax Credits Possible for Seasonal Employers [AUDIO]

Shore-area businesses being hit with higher costs associated with the minimum wage increase could get some assistance, under proposed legislation.

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Obama Presses for Higher Minimum Wage

Pressing his economic case in an election year, President Barack Obama came to Michigan on Wednesday to praise the state's ongoing effort to raise the minimum wage -- and to accuse Republicans who oppose that step in Michigan and in Congress of standing in the way of prosperity for millions of Americans.

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Do NJ’s Tipped Workers Need a Raise? [AUDIO]

New Jersey's minimum wage for tipped employees has remained unchanged for more than two decades, at $2.13 an hour. A group of Garden State lawmakers wants to give these workers a raise, but they're meeting with resistance.

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