Category Archives: Minimum wage

Op-ed: A Decade of Failing Pennsylvania Workers

  Today marks 10 years since the Pennsylvania General Assembly voted to raise the state minimum wage. At $7.25 per hour, it is the lowest permitted by federal law. WLP Managing Attorney Terry L. Fromson wrote an editorial about this … Continue reading

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Yes, Minimum Wage is a Woman’s Issue

Yesterday, Pennsylvania Governor Wolf signed an executive order ensuring a minimum wage of $10.15 an hour for all employees under his jurisdiction and employees of Pennsylvania state government contractors. In response, the Pennsylvania Campaign for Women’s Health, a coalition of more than … Continue reading

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WLP’s Terry L. Fromson Discusses Women and the Minimum Wage

Women’s Law Project Managing Attorney Terry L. Fromson recently met with Pennsylvania Senator Rob Teplitz to discuss the disproportionate impact of Pennsylvania’s low minimum wage on women workers. “In Pennsylvania, the minimum wage workforce is three-quarters women,” says Terry L. … Continue reading

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