More than 4 million low-wage workers started out the new year with a pay raise.

Minimum wages in 19 states went up on January

Source:: The Lowdown

Raising the Minimum Wage: How Millions of Workers Started 2017 with A Bigger Paycheck (with Lesson Plan) 8 March,2017Matthew Green

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Matthew Green is a digital media producer for KQED News. He previously produced The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog. Matthew's written for numerous Bay Area publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. He also taught journalism classes at Fremont High School in East Oakland.

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