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Maryland minimum wage bill passes

April 8, 2014
By Ryan Sharrow and Tucker Echols , Washington Business Journal On the last day of the 2014 General Assembly, state lawmakers gave final passage to a bill that will eventually raise the Maryland minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, eased the penalties for possessing marijuana, but were less generous to production companies that choose to film in Maryland. The minimum wage bill, previously passed by the Senate Saturday, was approved Monday by the House and heads to Gov. Martin O'Malley for his final signature. The wage will gradually increase from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour in July 2018. The first...Read more

DC Restaurant Operators: Submit Testimony on Minimum Wage, Tipped Minimum Wage, and Paid Sick Leave by Nov. 11, 2013

November 1, 2013
Reminder: DC restaurant operators still able to submit written statements on minimum wage, tipped minimum wage and paid sick leave exemption. If you were unable to testify at Monday's hearing on the District's minimum wage, tipped minimum wage and paid sick leave policies, we encourage you to submit a written statement that will be made a part of the official record. The official record will remain open until close of business November 11, 2013. Copies of written statements should be submitted to the Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs, Council of the District of...