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Politicians take action to raise minimum wage in KY

A state senator from Lexington and a representative from Louisa want to raise the minimum wage for workers in Kentucky.

$15 minimum wage no windfall for Illinois workers

The Illinois House could vote on a plan this week to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour, but inflation will largely negate the impact by the time the pay floor reaches that level in 2025.

Pre-filed bill would raise the minimum wage in Kentucky

A state senator from Lexington has pre-filed a bill in Frankfort that would raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026.

WATCH: Long-time Amazon workers losing benefits after minimum wage hike

Amazon's announcement that it would raise its hourly minimum wage to $15 has been seen as a win for workers. But some longtime employees say they are losing out.

Amazon is boosting its minimum wage to $15 per hour

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon is boosting its minimum wage for all U.S. workers to $15 per hour starting next month. The company said Tuesday that the...

Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down minimum wage ordinance

A minimum wage increase approved by the Louisville Metro Council has been struck down by Kentucky's Supreme Court.

First stage of Lexington minimum wage hike begins Friday

Some people in Lexington will get a raise starting Friday.

House panel advances bill to raise Ky. minimum wage

A bill to gradually raise Kentucky's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour has cleared a House committee, but it drew opposition from Republicans and business interests

House panel advances bill to raise Ky. minimum wage

A bill to gradually raise Kentucky's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour has cleared a House committee, but it drew opposition from Republicans and business interests.

Legislation filed to raise minimum wage

House Speaker Greg Stumbo filed legislation on Wednesday that would provide the first increase to Kentucky's minimum wage in nearly seven years.

Council votes to increase minimum wage

Lexington's Urban County Council voted 9-6 Thursday evening to increase the minimum wage from the current federal minimum of $7.25 an hour to $10.10, to be phased-in over a three year period.

Lexington is big step closer to minimum wage hike

Lexington is a big step closer to a higher minimum wage.

Kentucky Supreme Court to review Louisville’s minimum wage

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - The Kentucky Supreme Court will decide whether Louisville's new minimum wage law is legal. The Louisville Metro Council voted last year...

Urban County Council works on compromise for minimum wage increase

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)-  There is a new minimum wage plan on the table in Lexington. Urban County Councilmember Susan Lamb today proposed raising the current...

Group asks court to delay Louisville’s minimum wage increase

The state Court of Appeals is considering whether it should block a scheduled increase in the minimum wage for Kentucky's largest city while a group of restaurant owners appeals a lower court's decision upholding the increase.

Louisville’s minimum wage hike survives first court test

Louisville's minimum wage increase has survived its first court challenge just days before the first new wages are scheduled to begin.

Lexington leaders listen to minimum wage raise commentary

LFUCG held a public comment session on a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Lexington and Fayette County.

Beshear raises minimum wage for some Kentucky state workers

About 800 state workers in Kentucky will get a raise after Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear decided to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.

Council to hear comments on proposed minimum-wage increase

Discussion of a proposal to raise the minimum wage in Lexington will continue Monday during a public hearing.

Lexington council to consider minimum wage increase

Lexington officials will soon begin discussions on a proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over the next three years.

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