Tuesday, July 13, 2004

WORKING: Minimum Wage Hike on the Horizon, Perhaps

Workers in the District who make the minimum wage may be in for a pleasant surprise. Starting in January, the minimum wage may be raised to $6.60/hour, if a measure that would do so makes it through the city council. So if you live near Glenmont and work, let's say, at Tenleytown, you won't be spending as much of your hourly wage on getting too and from work on the subway. It'll be like the transit fare hike never happened.

"D.C. Considers Hiking Minimum Wage" [WTOP]


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