minimum wage

Raising Local Minimum Wages to $15 Brings Big Benefits, Statewide Action Would Do More

January 18, 2017 by Christopher Meyer
Despite several years of modest growth since the Great Recession, the benefits of our state’s improving economy are still out read more

New Laws Move Maryland Forward

October 3, 2016 by Kali Schumitz
When new laws went into effect on Saturday, our state took some important steps forward in creating a more vibrant read more

Rising Incomes in the State Still Leave Too Many Marylanders Behind

September 23, 2016 by Christopher Meyer
Last year, typical Maryland families saw their largest income gains since the Great Recession. At the same time, about one read more

A $15 Minimum Wage Would be Good for Maryland Workers and Boost the Economy

May 23, 2016 by MDCEP
Many hardworking Maryland families struggle to pay bills and put food on the table because they are not paid enough read more

Minimum Wage Proposals Could Help Thousands of Families in Baltimore, Montgomery County

May 3, 2016 by Kristina Li
Many hardworking Maryland families struggle to pay bills and put food on the table because they are not paid enough read more

Baltimore Families Can’t Make Ends Meet on Minimum Wage

September 28, 2015 by Mark Scott
Hard-working families in Baltimore and across Maryland struggle to pay their bills because they aren’t paid enough to cover their read more

Tipped workers stuck in Mad Men era policies

October 10, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
A new report released this week outlines the mistreatment of workers who rely on tips and calls for policy makers read more

Too many Marylanders still struggling to get by

September 18, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
A new look at income and poverty in Maryland highlights that many families have not yet recovered from the recession read more

We Celebrate Labor Day, but do we support it?

September 2, 2014 by Kathleen Algire-Fedarcyk
On Monday much of the American public relaxed and enjoyed a day off for their hard work and economic contributions, read more

Report Highlights How Marylanders Who Work for Tips Have Been Left Behind

July 16, 2014 by Sean Miskell
Bartenders, waiters and other Maryland workers who routinely get tips – many, if not most, of them women — will read more
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