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Minimum Wage In Virginia

LEGISLATIVE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES AND RESOURCES - State legislative caucuses and agencies increasingly are using social networking sites to reach out to constituents, but the sites can raise questions for government… The policies and resources provided here are examples of some of the approaches state legislatures and other organizations are taking to address these issues | NCSL


GOP Candidate Downplays The Struggle Of Living On Minimum Wage

Ed Gillespie downplayed the difficulties of living on the minimum wage in a video of the Republican Senate candidate speaking to voters in Virginia Beach. "A minimum wage job is where you learn to get to work on time. It's where you learn th...

The Largest Employer in Each of the 50 States | Virginia | Nearly 40,000 Virginia residents were employed by Wal-Mart at the end of last year, more than any other company in the state. State lawmakers turned down six proposals to raise Virginia’s minimum wage in the most recent legislative session. Wal-Mart, however, announced it would raise wages for 500,000 of its workers, a move that will likely impact a number of employees in Virginia.

Oct 29, 2015 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed his supporters and local students at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Sanders mainly focused on income inequality, universal healthcare and free education.


Last week, the Democrat controlled House in West Virginia passed legislation raising the state's minimum wage to $8.75 an hour, $1.50 higher than the federal minimum wage. The action is part of a nation-wide effort by Democrats to make a minimum wage increase central to their platform for the midterm elections. The increase didn't effect all workers, though. Democrats exempted many of their own staff from the wage hike. Businesses may have to pay the higher wages,


Workers rally around wages, race and plans to protest presidential debates

A Fight for $15 protester in Richmond, Virginia, demonstrating for a higher minimum wage.

Trump Reveals His Not Very Republican Position on the Minimum Wage Donald Trump seemed to suggest Tuesday night in an interview with Fox News host Bill OReilly that he would support increasing the federal minimum wage to $10 per hour. After decrying how high American wages are while on the campaign trail Trump returned to a previously stated position in support of raising the minimum wage. His comments to OReilly came in response to accusations from Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Democratic…

UNBELIEVABLE!!! Democratic Congressman James Moran of Virginia says Congressmen can't live on $174k a year. The #!@S^%$s have NO decency at all!! Yet the millionaire #!@S^%$s can't give people in poverty an increase in minimum wage & want to destroy Social Security! [..& 15 million people die in the world each year from starvation-related causes] ..may there be a hell & may those .. ROT there.. Where is Robespierre when you need him?!