minimum wage

Activists rally for $15-an-hour minimum wage in Baltimore

April 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

By J. K. Schmid Staff Writer for the Watchdog More than 80 people gathered before Baltimore City Hall Monday evening to show their support for a $15-an-hour minimum wage bill that was adopted by the City Council but  vetoed by Mayor Catherine Pugh. “The politicians made a decision today, but the [...]

City workers could get wage increase to $15 an hour

April 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

By Alex Kellum Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer UPDATED VERSION (April 21, 2016) — The Baltimore City Council is considering an ordinance that would increase the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour by 2020. Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, who is one of the bill’s sponsors, said the [...]