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Income and Work

09/15/16
  • Racial Equity
  • Poverty

Census data: More work to do to address racial disparities

According to the latest Census data, Minnesota families brought home bigger paychecks in 2015 than they did in 2014. Min...
09/02/16
  • Income and Work

Income inequality rising in Minnesota and U.S.

Income inequality between Minnesota’s richest and poorest households continues to widen and is bad for the economy,...
08/05/16
  • Income and Work

Lack of earned leave hurts Minnesota families

Looking back on my childhood, I see that I was blessed. Whenever I was sick, my mom was able to take a sick day and care...
08/01/16
  • Income and Work

Workers across the state get a raise today, but often still can’t make ends meet

Today many Minnesota workers will receive a raise. That’s due to the final scheduled minimum wage increase to $9.50 for...

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