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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.

The sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has sparked a heated discussion over his replacement, raising the stakes in an already contentious presidential election. Given the opposition of congressional Republicans, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida suggested on NBC’s Meet the Press that there’s no need for President Barack Obama to even try making a nomination.


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.


What can YOU do? The Campaign for Disability Employment encourages positive employment for people with disabilities. Frank Stephens is a worker at Wildflour Cateres and Cafe in Virginia. He is very proud of his job and "articulates very well the value of meaning employment."


Sen. Mark Udall (D, Colorado) tried to strong-arm CO Division of Insurance into ‘revising’ #obamacare cancellation numbers.


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.