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Seattle-based restaurant chain blames high minimum wage for bankruptcy

Businesses fail all the time for all kinds of reasons. But when Restaurants Unlimited filed for

Walmart CEO says the federal minimum wage is ‘lagging behind,’ Congress should act

Doug McMillon, President and CEO of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., in an interview on October 14, 2015.

Bank of America employees get first pay bump on road to $20 an hour minimum wage

Bank of America financial center manager, center, shows a customer how to use the ATM with

Walmart raises minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 as pressure mounts to curb illegal sales to minors

Cashiers ring up customers at registers inside a Walmart location in Burbank, California. Patrick T. Fallon

Sen. Majority Leader McConnell to introduce bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco to 21

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will introduce legislation to raise the federal minimum age to buy

$15 minimum wage in NYC and other ambitious local laws lead a push for new national standards

As issues of economic inequality, gender discrimination and climate change gained traction with voters in 2018,