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Minimum wage workers can’t afford rent anywhere in America

By Anna Bahney, Published: Jul. 15, 2021 Housing has become so expensive in the United States that the typical minimum wage worker cannot afford rent, according to a new report. There is no state, county or city in the country where a full-time, minimum-wage worker working 40 hours a week can afford a two-bedroom rental, a report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition showed. Read more

San Francisco’s minimum wage just went up

By Tristi Rodrigreuz, Published: Jul. 1, 2021 SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — The minimum wage for all workers in the City and County of San Francisco increased to $16.32 per hour as of Thursday. Read more

Delaware General Assembly passes $15 minimum wage, sends bill to Gov. John Carney

By Sarah Gamard, Published: Jun. 17, 2021 Delaware's minimum wage is expected to go to $15 an hour by 2025 after being passed late Thursday by the General Assembly. The House voted 26-15 along party lines to pass Senate Bill 15 by Sen. Jack Walsh, D-Stanton. The Senate passed the bill along party lines in March, and now the bill heads to Gov. John Carney for his signature. Read more