Harrisburg, PA – Tuesday was Equal Pay Day, a day which marks how far into the year women must work in order to be paid what men were paid in the previous calendar year. On average, women who work fulltime are paid just 83... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Starting Monday, all commonwealth employees will make at least a minimum wage of $15 per hour. This only applies to any employee directly under the governor's jurisdiction. Then starting in July, Wolf says the $15 minimum wage will affect organizations receiving... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – The governor renewed his call to increase the state's minimum wage to $12 per hour on July 1, with annual increases of $0.50 until reaching $15 per hour on July 1, 2027. Although the process of raising the minimum wage would go... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA - Friday marked the 11th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s last minimum wage increase. The state’s wage floor has been stuck at $7.25 since July 24, 2009, when the federal government, not the commonwealth, raised the minimum wage. With many workers struggling to get by,... Read More.
Harrisburg, PA – Once again, Governor Tom Wolf is renewing his call to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $12 an hour with a pathway to $15. Later this week, the governor’s plan to extend overtime pay eligibility to 82,000 more workers will be considered by... Read More.