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September 21, 2018

Northampton City Council vote will advocate for $15 minimum wage statewide

The Northampton City Council plans to vote on a resolution Thursday that advocates for raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.

The legislation, which has been introduced by the Western Massachusetts city’s Councilor At-Large Ryan O’Donnell and Ward 1 Councilor Maureen T. Carney, is a means by which local legislators can support a “statewide effort to increase the state’s minimum wage,” said O’Donnell in an email Tuesday. 

In recent years, activist groups in Massachusetts and across the…

Source: Boston Biz

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