Posts Tagged Minimum Wage

Virginia’s Congressional Delegation Takes Opposite Sides on Minimum Wage Vote

virginia_flag_map_0Democrats in the House of Representatives have taken action to raise the minimum wage. But will workers see a benefit? Michael Pope reports.

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The Future of Congressman Scott’s Effort to Raise the Minimum Wage is Unclear

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The House of Representatives is set to vote this week on raising the minimum wage. And, Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott is leading the charge. Michael Pope reports.

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Legislation to Raise Virginia’s Minimum Wage Killed in State Senate

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The minimum wage in Virginia is $7.25 an hour. And, that’s not about to change anytime soon thanks to a party line vote. Michael Pope reports.

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Virginia Inches Closer to Raising the Minimum Wage

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The minimum wage in Virginia is $7.25 an hour, among the lowest in the nation. But, that might be changing soon. Michael Pope reports.

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Some Lawmakers Want to Require Minimum Wage for Piecework Laborers in Virginia

StateSeal00The minimum wage does not apply to all workers, and Virginia law has several categories of workers who are exempt. Although, some lawmakers want to change that. Michael Pope reports.

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In Potential New Leadership Role, Scott Planning to Join Fight for 15

BobbyScottAs Democrats plan to take control of the House of Representatives, one Virginia congressman is poised to control a key committee. And he’s already making plans for what he wants to do in that position. Michael Pope reports.

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