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Republicans will highlight the projected job losses, but backers of a $15 wage floor say the benefits exceed the costs.
The senator and 2020 hopeful also spoke in support of a proposal to put an hourly employee on Walmart's corporate board.
Several 2020 contenders plan to join the fast-food employees in Fight for $15 protests this week when the chain's shareholders meet.
Staffers at the Service Employees International Union say the organization is trying to break its own staff union through hard-nosed bargaining.
The bill would increase the state’s minimum wage from the current $10.10 per hour to $15 by 2025 for companies with 15 or more workers.
Thirteen counties and cities will notice the difference immediately on January 1, reaching or exceeding $15 an hour.
These organizing tactics aren't traditional, but they are helping unions make some headway in the food and drink industry.
The House candidate from Michigan was one of at least 20 people detained during the pro-labor demonstration.
The Service Employees International Union says the drop in money suggested by government filings just reflects a change in strategy and structure.
The state's leadership could live to regret blocking cities from setting their own minimum wages.
Take that, local decision-making.