May 6, 2014

Yesterday, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley signed legislation that will ultimately increase the state minimum wage rate to $10.10 per hour. The Maryland law phases in the increase, raising the minimum wage from its current rate of $7.25 per hour to: $8 an hour on Jan. 1, 2015, $8.25 an hour on July 1, 2015, $8.75 Read more

California Labor Commissioner Julie Su recently announced a statewide multilingual wage theft campaign designed to educate employers and workers about labor standards such as minimum wage, overtime, and meal and rest break requirements. The campaign features a variety of outreach efforts, especially geared toward reaching low-wage workers.  According to Christine Baker, Director of the CA Read more