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Hillary Clinton responds to local attorney

Nicolas Lamorte, Editor In Chief April 20, 2016

Nicki Vander Muelen is a public attorney of juvenile criminal defense and the disabled. Vander Muel, based in Madison, recently attended a campaign event for Hillary Clinton, and was lucky enough to directly...

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Minimum wage needs to be raised

Mary Joan Nastri, Staff Writer December 10, 2015

Twelve dollars-fifty cents per hour. That was my salary as a freshman in college, which was over 25 years ago, when the federal minimum wage was $3.35 per hour. Many jobs pay more than the federal minimum...

Protestors rally for minimum wage increase

Marisa Comeau-Kerege, Arts Editor October 29, 2014

Minimum wage workers rallied on the Capitol steps Tuesday Oct. 14, to protest Governor Walker’s and the Department of Workforce Development’s inaction on raising the minimum wage to a living wage. The...

Wage war: Fast food workers deserve more than minimum wage

Kalea Urpanil, Staff writer November 6, 2013

Are fast food workers worth more than $7.25 an hour? They seem to believe so. Considering the recent strikes being conducted by such employees in the hopes of a higher wage, it’s no wonder the whole...

Student workers to see slight pay increase next year

Trevor Stephani, Clarion staff May 8, 2012

The Student Senate along with college administration helped approve an increase in student help pay wages that will go into effect on July 1. The student pay rate for the 2012-2013 fiscal year has increased...

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