Nebraskans Protest Bill Creating Separate, Lower Minimum Wage For Teenagers

By Sahid Fawaz

March 19, 2023

Workers in Nebraska are protesting a controversial bill limiting the minimum wage for teenagers.

1011 Now reports:

“Taking a step back—that was the theme at the Belmont Community Center on Saturday.

That’s something organizers against LB327, which was spliced together with lb15 in committee, say the bill will do by keeping the minimum wage at $10.50 for workers between the ages of 14 and 17.

‘This bill directly effects me,’ 16-year-old Sam Washburn said. read more