News Coverage: $15 Minimum Wage Hearing

In Fight for $15, News by News Desk

On Tuesday, hundreds of workers, community, faith, and labor leaders, business owners, and economic experts were at the State House for a legislative hearing on our bill to gradually raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour and increase the sub-minimum wage for tipped workers over 8 years until it is equal to the regular minimum wage. Here’s some of the press coverage of our hearing:

Associated Press, Lawmakers hear calls for a higher minimum wage: $15 an hour
Boston Globe, Supporters of higher minimum wage urge lawmakers to enact hike
Boston Neighborhood News, Workers Speaking out for $15 Minimum Wage
Boston Neighborhood News, Workers Press to Raise Minimum Wage
Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise (SHNS), Minimum wage: Two struggling groups at odds
Fox 25 News, Legislature to hear bill that would raise minimum wage to $15 an hour
Greenfield Recorder (SHNS), Minimum wage battle may become ballot question
Lowell Sun (SHNS), Economists lobby for $15 minimum wage
Lowell Sun, Friedman fighting for $15 minimum wage bill
NBC Boston, Massachusetts Lawmakers Debate Minimum Wage Increase
New Bedford Standard-Times/SouthCoastToday (AP), Lawmakers hear calls for a higher minimum wage: $15 an hour
New England Public Radio, The Week Ahead On Beacon Hill: $15 Minimum Wage Push
Public News Service, Minimum-Wage Boost Making Dent in MA Child Poverty
Springfield Republican/MassLive, It’s business vs. business in Massachusetts $15 minimum wage fight
State House News Service, Minimum Wage Battle Underway, With Ballot Fight Possible (behind paywall)
Telemundo Boston, Protesta busca aumento de salario mínimo a $15
WAMC, Massachusetts House Holds Hearing On $15 Minimum Wage
WBUR (AP), Mass. Lawmakers Hear Calls For A Higher Minimum Wage: $15 An Hour
WBZ-TV, Massachusetts Lawmakers To Hear Proposal For $15 Minimum Wage
WCVB-TV, Lawmakers hear proposal for $15 minimum wage
WGBH, Lawmakers Consider Raising State’s Minimum Wage
Worcester Business Journal (SHNS), Economics professors join push for $15 minimum wage
Worcester Telegram & Gazette (AP), State lawmakers hear calls for $15-an-hour minimum wage
WWLP-TV, Lawmakers hear arguments for $15 minimum wage