Tag: wage


A Statement on Labor at Macalester College

The following is a statement composed by MacPIRG (Macalester Public Interest Research Group) students and delivered to Vice Presidents of Finance at Macalester, Patricia Langer and David Wheaton. It outlines the larger goals and immediate objectives of our campaign for a $15/hour wage for all work on campus. We, a growing coalition of Macalester students,…


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…