Post Tagged with: "Maryland"

Amalgamated Transit Union Buys Natl. Labor College Campus

WASHINGTON—The Amalgamated Transit Union has bought the now-vacant National Labor College campus in Washington’s Maryland suburbs, the union said on July 30. The union will move its headquarters there and run training programs there as well.

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Minimum Wage Hike Drive Resumes; Bus to Visit More States, MD. OKs Hike

The labor-backed campaign to raise the minimum wage resumed the week of April 13, as the “Raise The Wage” bus headed for more states, while Maryland became the second state to enact a multi-year hike of the wage to $10.10 an hour. The bus will head for Nevada, Nebraska, Ohio, Colorado, Georgia, North Carolina and Iowa, said Jeremy Funk of […]

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D.C., Maryland Suburbs Working Jointly on Minimum Wage Hike

WASHINGTON —In an effort to aid the lowest-paid workers in one of the highest-cost areas of the U.S., political leaders in Washington, D.C., and its two big Maryland suburban counties are working on a joint effort to raise their minimum wages.  Two local governments took key steps on Nov. 25-26, but there are pitfalls ahead. One is disagreement on how […]

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