About 3 years ago

12/26/2019 - ‘Every Little Bit Helps’: Minimum Wage To Rise In 24 States As A Movement Toward $15 An Hour Builds

The number of cities and counties with at least a $15 pay floor is set to double next year to 32, as Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and South San Francisco, along with about a dozen other California cities, adopt the benchmark, according to a report by the National Employment Law Project provided exclusively to USA TODAY.
– The Washington Post
According to a new YouGov poll, 63% of millennials always tip servers at full-service restaurants, compared with 89% of baby boomers and 81 percent of Gen Xers. The Washington Post examines the longstanding tip model in the U.S. restaurant industry.
– Associated Press
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 40% of U.S. adults are obese. The new research predicts that by 2030, about 49% of U.S. adults will be obese. In 29 states, more than half will be.
– The Washington Post
Republican-controlled state legislatures are gearing up to try to tighten abortion laws across the country, while some states controlled by Democrats are looking to enshrine the right to choose into law. It’s one of a handful of deeply polarizing issues that could dominate state legislatures in 2020, a potential sign of the partisan gridlock that’s to come – and the efforts to rally supporters during a hyperpartisan presidential election year.