fight for $15

$15 minimum wage bill heads to Murphy’s desk
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$15 minimum wage bill heads to Murphy’s desk

Brenda Flanagan | Jan 31, 2019

For advocates who’ve worked on this issue for years, Thursday’s votes felt particularly sweet, especially since the Legislature voted twice -- in 2013 and 2016 -- to pass a $15 minimum wage law, ...

Minimum wage deal a compromise among Trenton leaders
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Minimum wage deal a compromise among Trenton leaders

Briana Vannozzi | Jan 18, 2019

The proposal increases the minimum wage to $10 an hour in July and increases to $11 by 2020, with a $1 a year increase until 2024. The wages of agricultural workers were a sticking point between ...

Top Democrat unveils $15 minimum wage bill

Top Democrat unveils $15 minimum wage bill

Briana Vannozzi | Dec 6, 2018

Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin Thursday introduced a bill that will increase the state’s minimum wage to $15 dollars an hour, gradually, by 2024 for some workers.

May 19, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams
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May 19, 2017: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

May 19, 2017

Proposals and personalities clash in the last televised Republican gubernatorial debate before the June 6 primary. Were any undecided voters swayed? Protests on behalf of low wage airport workers. ...

Nov. 29, 2016: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams
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Nov. 29, 2016: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Nov 29, 2016

Amidst mourning in Cuba, Cuban-Americans board the first daily Newark to Havana flight. Could eased restrictions expand beyond family reunions? Outside the airport, the Fight for $15. Low wage airport ...

July 13, 2016: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams
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July 13, 2016: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Jul 13, 2016

With hundreds of road projects on hold and hundreds of workers idled, Democratic lawmakers call on leadership to break the impasse over the Transportation Trust Fund and get a deal done. Cola wars are ...