Baltimore Mayor Vetoes $15 Minimum Wage Bill

March 26, 2017

The council had already voted 11 to 3 on Monday to approve the bill, which would raise the minimum wage in the city gradually to reach $15 an hour by 2022. Twelve of the council’s 15 members would have to vote to override the veto. […]

Baltimore City Council Passes $15 Minimum Wage Bill

March 21, 2017

The vote sends the bill to Mayor Catherine Pugh, who hasn’t said whether she will sign it. Spokesman Anthony McCarthy says she’ll make a decision “within the next few days.” Twelve votes would be needed to override a mayoral veto. […]

New California Laws Bump Up Minimum Wage, Tighten Gun Rules

December 26, 2016

California’s minimum wage will increase from $10 an hour to $10.50 for businesses with 26 or more employees under SB3 by Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco. It will eventually rise to $15 an hour in 2022. The law delays the increases by one year for […]

Bank of America Tellers, Others to Get Pay Increase

December 7, 2016

Bank of America’s announcement follows similar moves by two of its rivals. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. CEO James Dimon announced this summer that his bank would raise wages for 18,000 employees. Wells Fargo & Co. in March raised […]

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