MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minneapolis city officials are appealing a judge’s decision to put a minimum wage vote on November’s ballot.
On Monday, Judge Susan Robiner ordered the minimum wage referendum to be placed on the Nov. 8 ballot.READ MORE: Homicide Investigation Underway After Woman Found Dead Inside St. Paul Home
Minneapolis City Attorney Susan Segal said Tuesday evening that the city has also filed a petition for accelerated review by the Minnesota Supreme Court. The city hopes there will be a ruling before this fall’s election.READ MORE: Fight Breaks Out At Eastern Carver County School Board Meeting
Minnesota Neighborhoods Organizing For Change held a rally in favor of the minimum wage ruling Tuesday morning.
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NOC said the inclusion of the referendum on the ballot is a major victory for workers in Minneapolis, but it also begins a new phase of the campaign.