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Students call for $15 minimum wage at Mac

The Macalester chapter of the Minnesota Public Interest Research Group (MacPIRG) is leading a campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 for all workers at Macalester. MacPIRG announced its intention with a change.org petition launched Feb. 6 that demands a livable wage for all employees contracted or subcontracted with the college and increased financial…

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Minimum wage raised to $9.50

Governor Mark Dayton signed legislation into law on Monday that will raise Minnesota’s minimum wage incrementally from $6.15 per hour to $9.50 by 2016. Starting in 2018, the wage will be tied to inflation, potentially increasing by up to 2.5 percent. The wage increases will affect employers with an income stream above $500,000, and smaller…