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Bradley Jay: ‘What Do You Consider A Fair Minimum Wage?’

My name is Bradley Jay and I host the Jay Talking radio show which airs weekday mornings on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 from midnight to five. Like the Jay Talking Facebook page. Consider this: Bradley Jay: […]

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/26/2014

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House Votes To Raise Mass. Minimum Wage

A bill that raises the state’s minimum wage to $11 per hour by 2017 was approved Wednesday afternoon in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/18/2014

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Mass. Lawmakers Approve Minimum Wage Hike

The Massachusetts House has approved a bill that would increase the state’s hourly minimum wage from $8 to $10.50 over the next two years.

04/02/2014

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DeLeo Calls For Hike In Minimum Wage

House Speaker Robert DeLeo is proposing a new minimum wage of $10.50 per hour in Massachusetts, to be phased in over three years.

03/13/2014

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Business Leaders Want Unemployment Insurance Reform Tied To Minimum Wage Hike

Massachusetts business leaders are signaling possible support for an increase in the state’s $8 per hour minimum wage, but only if it is coupled with business-friendly reforms in the state’s unemployment insurance system.

11/25/2013

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Senate Weighing Hike In State Minimum Wage

The Massachusetts Senate is considering raising the state’s minimum wage from $8 per hour to $11 by 2016 and tying subsequent increases to inflation.

11/19/2013

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Lawmakers To Consider Hike In Mass. Minimum Wage

The Legislature’s committee on Labor and Workforce Development on Tuesday was scheduled to hear several bills that would increase the minimum wage, which has been at $8 an hour since 2008.

06/11/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012