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Fast-food Workers Stage Largest Protests Yet

Fast-food workers and their supporters beat drums, blew whistles and chanted slogans Thursday on picket lines in dozens of U.S. cities, marking the largest protests yet in their quest for higher wages.

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Only One Half Of One Percent Of New Jerseyans Work For Minimum Wage

By Jeff Deminski

We had an interesting debate regarding the battle over minimum wage, which has gotten a lot of attention in Trenton. Our current minimum wage, $7.25 per hour, has remained unchanged in the better part of a decade

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Coalition Implores NJ to Vote for Minimum Wage Hike

A group of New Jersey lawmakers, labor leaders and activists are urging voters to pass an increase in the state's minimum wage

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Government Coalition Debates Minimum Wage
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Minimum Wage Hike Means Maximum Pain, NJ Biz Leaders Claim [AUDIO]

Garden State business leaders warn of very bad things to come if voters approve a ballot question this November that would amend the constitution to increase the state's minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25 and then adjust it annually based on the rate of inflation.

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Pros and Cons of Minimum Wage Hike [AUDIO]

This November, New Jersey voters will be asked if they'd like to amend the state constitution to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.25 and then adjust it annually based on the cost of living.

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Should The Minimum Wage Be Raised In New Jersey?

A new study finds more than 400 thousand low-paid workers in the Garden State would benefit from a ballot measure that would raise New Jersey’s minimum wage by one dollar, to $8.25 per hour.

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Governor Chris Christie
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NJ Voters Still Showering Governor Christie With Love In New Poll [AUDIO]

His popularity is still off the charts, particularly for a Republican Governor in New Jersey and a comfortable majority of Garden State voters think Chris Christie deserves to be re-elected.

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NJ Big Wigs Huddle On Minimum Wage Strategy [AUDIO]

In a closed-door meeting, Democratic leaders and the heads of dozens of labor and citizen advocacy groups have devised a strategy for increasing New Jersey's minimum wage.

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NJ Minimum Wage Hike Decision Goes To The Voters [POLL/AUDIO]

It's officially official; the voters of New Jersey will have the final say on whether or not raise the state's minimum wage.

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New Jersey Minimum Wage Debate Taken Up Today in the Assembly – How Would You Vote? [POLL]

As of this writing, the debate is taking place in the New Jersey State Assembly to send a ballot question to voters that would make the minimum wage part of the State’s Constitution.

Once it gets passed onto the voters, you then have the choice of increasing the minimum wage to 8

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