Tag: Minimum wage

Minimum wage and justice: A complicated relationship

Minimum wage and justice: A complicated relationship

| Bridget Ryder | August 9, 2017 | 1 Comment

Carmela Palacios, 38, has been making hamburgers at Burger King for 16 years. She likes her job. She likes to work.

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Grassroots efforts aid Catholic Conference at 2014 Legislature

Grassroots efforts aid Catholic Conference at 2014 Legislature

| May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every state legislative session presents its own challenges and opportunities, and the 2014 session was no different, said Jason Adkins, executive director of the Minnesota Catholic Conference.

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The Church and the minimum wage

The Church and the minimum wage

| Jason Adkins | March 13, 2014 | 1 Comment

This session, state legislators are considering raising the minimum wage to $9.50 for large businesses (those businesses with over $500,000 in annual gross revenue), which was a recommendation of the 2010 bi-partisan Legislative Commission to End Poverty.

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