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Biden takes a step toward $15 federal minimum wage

Jan 22, 2021
This is a fraught time to tackle minimum wage increases. It would address long-term inequities but more businesses are in trouble now.
President Joe Biden signs an executive order as Vice President Kamala Harris looks on during an event on the economic crisis Friday.
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Facing a labor shortage, construction tries to rebrand

Apr 11, 2019
To recruit more young people, employers talk up technology and higher pay.
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