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Mar. 18, 2010
As the Great Recession continues, Pres. Obama signs a $17.6 billion job-creation measure a day after it is passed by Congress.

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State, Local Governments Lead Wage Hike Charge
Posted On: Jan 07, 2019
Jan. 7, 2019 | WAGES | Elected lawmakers who oppose minimum wages hikes often belittle their effectiveness. But the more than 5 million workers who saw their pay go up this week due to local and state increases probably see it a lot differently. The 19 states that raised their wage floors lifted pay for some 5.3 million workers nationally. Some will see their income rise by as much as $2 an hour or $1,300 a year. Eight of the increases reflect automatic adjustments for inflation, while six were due to state laws approved by lawmakers. The final six are the result of ballot measures backed by voters. Meanwhile, workers in 24 U.S. cities and counties also experienced a wage hike with the dawning of 2019. Taken together, the minimum wage now surpasses the abysmal $7.25 an hour federal standard in 29 states… Teamsters
 
 
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