2 results for tag: $13 minimum wage


As Ohio Stays Home, Minimum Wage Ballot Organizers Sue To Extend SignatureDeadline

By Nick Evans March 31, 2020 Organizers trying to put a minimum wage measure on November’s statewide ballot are hoping a Franklin County judge will grant an extension on the July 1 deadline for gathering signatures, amid a statewide stay-at-home order. Organizers of the "Raise The Wage" amendment are asking for three things: more time to collect signatures, the ability for voters to sign petitions online, and fewer total signatures to make the November ballot. The proposed amendment would increase the minimum wage every year to eventually reach $13 an hour by 2025. In February, the group won approval from the Ohio Ballot Board to begin ...

Our Keiki Also Need A $17 Minimum Wage

It’s no surprise why so many high school seniors elect to leave Hawaii after school. By Dyson Chee / February 25, 2020 The Hawaii State Legislature is currently considering raising the minimum wage to $13 by 2024. When we talk about affordability, there are two sides to the equation: how much things cost, and how much people have to spend. Yet we sometimes forget that one of the variables to this equation is time. As a senior in high school, I am at a crossroads in my life — to stay or to not stay in Hawaii. I have chosen to stay because I love this community that I spent my entire life with, but most of my friends have elected to ...