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Unpredictable Scheduling Practices Hurting Minnesota Working Families and the Economy Read more >>>

Poverty-Wage Jobs Report Reveals Data around Earned Sick Days, Wage Theft, Unfair Scheduling and More Read more >>>

Organizers to have thousands of face-to-face conversations about working-family candidates Read more >>>

Media Contact: Brianna Halverson, State Director
bhalverson@workingamerica.org
Phone: 612-803-3458

"With millions of working families struggling just to keep their heads above water, income inequality is a hot topic of debate nationwide. From fast-food and retail workers to economic experts to Wall Street, Americans are increasingly worried that too many of us are being left behind – and that an economic recovery built on such a shaky foundation isn’t much of a recovery at all."

Public Figures From Across the State to Participate in the Challenge as Part of Statewide Push for Higher Wages Read more >>>

Public Figures From Across the State to Participate in the Challenge as Part of Statewide Push for Higher Wages Read more >>>

Public Figures From Across the State to Participate in the Challenge as Part of Statewide Push for Higher Wages. Read more >>>

In the News

Articles

August 1, 2014 Tipped workers deserve new wage gains, which some would like to roll back, Minn Press

February 18, 2014 5 lawmakers to live on $7.25 an hour for week, Pioneer Press

February 18, 2014 Five Minnesota state representatives will try weeklong test of living on the minimum wage, Minn Press

February 18, 2014 Pay cut: State lawmakers try living on a minimum wage, Bring Me the News

February 18, 2014 Lawmakers try to live a week on minimum wage, Star Tribune

February 18, 2014 5 Minnesota House Democrats try to get by on minimum wage as they lobby colleagues to raise it, Associated Press

February 18, 2014 Five Minnesota state representatives will try weeklong test of living on the minimum wage, Minn Post

April 11, 2013  For minimum-wage earners in Minnesota, ‘a constant juggling act’, Union Advocate

April 9, 2013 Five days on minimum wage: Rep. Metsa goes grocery shopping, Union Advocate

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