Living Wage

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2014

    St. Louis Fast Food Workers Join Global Strike to Demand Living Wage

    Some people might be tired of hearing about them, but as long as they continue to get paid low wages, fast food workers say they'll keep protesting-- and on Thursday, their actions went global. Spearheaded by the Service Employees International Union, the largest fast food worker strike ever took p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Mayor Slay Follows Obama's State of the Union Call to Raise Minimum Wage

    St. Louis mayor Francis Slay says he's following the president's lead and raising minimum wage paid to all city employees to $10.10. During the 2014 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama called on the country's mayors to increase their city's minimum hourly wage, saying he'll lead by ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2013

    Minimum Wage: U.S. Secretary Of Labor Seth Harris Is Meeting With St. Louis Workers

    Update: Officials say the event was cancelled due to "weather-created flight delays." Original post: Earlier this month, St. Louis got national attention when local fast-food workers participated in a major rally demanding better pay. Some of them spoke of particularly terrible conditions and haras ... More >>

  • News

    December 6, 2000


    Week of December 6, 2000

  • News

    August 2, 2000

    Wages of the City

    Even if the living-wage proposal passes, don't look for any drastic changes for many St. Louisans eking out a living on minimum pay

  • News

    November 24, 1999


    Labor, ACORN and the city support a living-wage ordinance, but it's going nowhere fast

  • News

    December 23, 1998

    Hotel Tab

    The developers of the proposed downtown convention-hotel complex are asking for $116 million in public funding, but they refuse to guarantee that the jobs they create won't be mimimum-wage