WDEL News Radio: Demonstrators rally for $15-an-hour minimum wage as lawmakers return to Dover (DE)

By Mark Fowser
WDEL News Radio, Jan 14, 2020

They work in restaurants, barber shops, salons, repair shops, and in the service industry. Many of them are having trouble making ends meet as they earn Delaware's minimum wage of $9.25 an hour.

On the steps of Legislative Hall Tuesday, January 14, 2020, as members of the House and Senate met for the first time in the new year, union leaders and unionized workers rallied in support of a $15 minimum wage by 2024. ...

"We need to remember that workers are also customers. Raising the minimum wage puts more money in the paychecks of people who most need to spend it, which increases sales at businesses across Delaware," Business for a Fair Minimum Wage Vice President Alissa Barron-Menza said....

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