BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on proposed ballot questions calling for an increase in the minimum wage and paid family and medical leave in Massachusetts. (all times local):
The Raise Up Massachusetts coalition says it will begin gathering signatures for proposed 2018 ballot questions calling for a hike in the minimum wage and a guarantee of paid family and medical leave for workers.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on possible changes to the New Mexico minimum wage (all times local):
The New Mexico Senate has approved a bill to increase the statewide minimum wage from $7.50 to $9.
The Senate voted 24-6 Wednesday for the proposed legislation over the objections of Republican lawmakers.
The minimum wage bill now moves to the House, where a separate bill would set the wage floor at $9.25 and place restrictions on local policies that curb flexible scheduling by employers.