Protesters Fill Minneapolis U.S. Bank, City Hall Over Working ConditionsMore than 300 protesters took over a U.S. Bank branch in the skyway of the company's corporate headquarters in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday.
Lawmakers Debate Bill To Cut Minimum Wage For Tipped EmployeesThe Minnesota House is debating a bill that could cut the minimum wage for some tipped employees.
Minn. East African Leaders Call For MSP Airport Wage IncreaseMinnesota's East African leaders are calling for a $15 an hour minimum wage at the airport. That's nearly double the state's current minimum wage of $8 an hour. A new employment report shows thousands of East Africans working at the airport are earning poverty-level wages.
Minnesota Walmart Employees Earning At Least $9 An HourEvery Walmart employee in Minnesota is now earning at least $9 an hour. The pay raises for more than 7,700 Minnesotans went into effect last Saturday.
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Study: In Minnesota, Women Earn 80 Cents To Men's DollarA policy group tracking wages said that women still lag behind men when it comes to salaries, though Minnesota's disparity is not as pronounced as the country's at large. The Institute for Women's Policy Research said women working full-time earn about 78 cents to every dollar men make.
St. Paul Café Bans Tipping, Raises WagesA St. Paul coffee shop has done away with tipping, and opted to pay their employees higher wages. "We decided as a rule, as a group, to just ban tipping outright," Kopplin's Café co-owner Andrew Kopplin said. He wanted to find a way to compensate his employees fairly, no matter what shift they worked.
About 100 Protest At MSP Airport For Higher WagesProtesters briefly blocked access to the main terminal at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Friday afternoon. Around 100 people representing labor organizations blocked the road leading to the terminal for around 20 minutes to call for higher wages for airport workers.