Wolf Could Secure Minimum Wage Hike, With Big ConcessionsYears of pressure by Pennsylvania Democrats could yield a state minimum wage increase this year, although it likely will require substantial concessions in the Republican-controlled Legislature.
Service Union Targets McDonald's, UPMC With Wage RalliesThe Service Employees International Union is targeting McDonald's restaurants and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with marches demanding a $15 minimum wage and union representation.
Allegheny County Leaders Approve Push For Minimum Wage Increase In Pa.Allegheny County Council members approved a push to raise the state minimum's wage to $10.15 an hour.
Deal Reached To Take California Minimum Wage To $15 Per HourCalifornia legislators and labor unions have reached an agreement that will take the state's minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour.
Gov. Wolf Promotes Higher Minimum Wage For All PennsylvaniansGov. Tom Wolf toured Wigle Whiskey in the Strip District to salute a local company that raised its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour without being required to do so.
Pennsylvania Governor Raising Minimum Wage For State WorkersPennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf raised the minimum wage by nearly $3 an hour, to $10.15, for state government employees and workers on jobs contracted by the state in an executive order he signed Monday.
Mayor Peduto Raises Pittsburgh Workers' Minimum Wage To $15 By 2021Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has issued an executive order raising all city employees' minimum wages to $15 an hour by the year 2021.
Pittsburghers Join In “Fight For $15” Protests With Demonstration In OaklandThe Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.
Businessman Skeptical Of Councilman’s Unique Idea To Increase Minimum WageWest Coast cities like San Francisco and Seattle are raising their mandatory minimum wage to $15 an hour, but city Councilman Corey O'Connor says a similar move won't fly in Pittsburgh.
Nearly 40 Percent Of Wal-Mart's US Workers To Get Pay RaisesWal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs.
With Congress Stalling, Gap & IKEA Move Ahead To Raise Minimum WageWith President Obama's efforts to increase the minimum wage blocked by Republicans in Congress, some companies are acting on their own.
Sen. Toomey Wants More Options To Raise EmploymentOnce a month PA State Senator Pat Toomey joins the Mike Pintek show to discuss the hot topics in our state. This interview brought up the subjects of Obamacare and raising the minimum wage.