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June 20, 2018

Legislature passes ‘grand bargain’ on minimum wage, paid leave, sales tax holiday

The bill, which the Legislature passed Wednesday, would also impose a small payroll tax on workers and employers to pay for the leaves. Read more here

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June 20, 2018

Economic Dignity

$15 minimum wage, mandatory paid leave remain rare

The Legislature passed the comprehensive bill to block three ballot questions from going before voters in the fall. The legislation would raise the minimum wage to $15 from $11 over …

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June 20, 2018

Economic Dignity

Toledoans urge politicians to protect SNAP beneficiaries

Natomya Morgan, an employee at Family Food Center in central Toledo, isn’t supposed to work because of a health condition. But she does anyway, because the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program …

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June 20, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Hundreds in Springfield Protest Against Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy

“It’s shameful. A lot of the people trying to get in this country with their children are just looking for a better life cause if they go back where they …

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June 20, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Crowd Gathers to Protest Family Separation at Border

Hundreds of protesters were gathered in front of Sen. RoyBlunt’s office today in protest of what was the administrations practice of separating children from adults detained crossing the U.S. border …

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June 20, 2018

Immigrant Justice

Protestors line Springfield street over policy to separate families at border

Protestors lined the streets of Springfield in front of Senator Roy Blunt’s office to express concern about separating families at the border. Protestors held up signs around the 11 a.m. …

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