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News round-up: Raise the Wage Wilkes-Barre #default

From May 8, 2014

The Times Tribune: Unions, lawmakers rally for higher minimum wage
Loudly chanting, "We can't survive on $7.25," a group of about 30 people rallied on Public Square on Thursday to raise the minimum wage to at least $10.10 an hour.

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WNEP 16 Wilkes-Barre Scranton: Workers rally to raise Pennsylvania minimum wage
More money: that's what some people in Wilkes-Barre say they deserve, and that's why they're fighting to raise the state's minimum wage. They held a rally on Public Square on Thursday.

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Citizens Voice: Group rallies to raise minimum wage
Loudly chanting, "We can't survive on $7.25," a group of about 30 people rallied on Public Square Thursday to raise the minimum wage to at least $10.10 an hour.

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Times Leader: Study: One fifth of county workers impacted by minimum-wage hike
Northeast Pennsylvania Area Labor Federation Coordinator Roxanne Pauline said this and nine other rallies around the state were held "because it's time to put pressure on politicians" for the increase.

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