Allegheny County Executive Sara Innamorato on Wednesday announced the county would raise the minimum wage for hundreds of non-union county workers to $18 per hour. That rate will increase to at least $22 per hour by 2027.
As we close out 2023 and usher in the new year, Pennsylvania stands out in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region for what we haven’t done: We haven’t raised our minimum wage above the federal minimum wage of 7.25 per hour.
The Temple University Graduate Students’ Association (TUGSA) went on strike early Tuesday morning for the first time in the union’s history since it was founded in 1979 and continues to show their support for a living wage through ongoing rallies on campus.
Despite the challenges of the ongoing economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report highlights some good news for workers in Pennsylvania.