Ohio

Contact:  Rev. Paul Sherry
Board Member and Founding Director
Let Justice Roll
Cleveland, OH 
Contact:  Debbie Kline
Coordinator
Cleveland Jobs with Justice
20525 Center Ridge Road Suite 700
Cleveland, OH 44116
Phone: 440-333-7007

Minimum wage jumps to $7.70 an hour today [in Ohio]

By Melissa Topey
Sandusky Register, Jan 1 2012

An estimated 347,000 workers in the state will see their paychecks increase slightly, according to Policy Matters Ohio, a nonprofit think tank.

Four States Announce Minimum Wage Increases

National Employment Law Center, Oct 3 2011

Minimum wage cost of living adjustments effective Jan. 1, 2012 in Colorado, Montana, Ohio, and Washington will give thousands of workers a wage boost ranging from 28 to 37 cents per hour, or $582 to $770 a year for a full-time worker.

Seven States to Increase Minimum Wage on New Year’s Day; NELP: Raise will Help Thousands of Workers and Strengthen the Economy

National Employment Law Project, Dec 21 2010

Washington, DC – On January 1st, the minimum wage will increase in seven states, modestly boosting the incomes of approximately 647,000 minimum wage workers in Arizona, Colorado, Montana, Ohio, Oregon, Vermont and Washington.

Banking on a degree

By David Giffels
Akron Beacon Journal, Apr 13 2008
The cost of attending college in Ohio can linger long after graduation day. Area students, families are taking on crushing debt for higher education

Cory Schler is at work.

He is at his new job, an internship, writing for the Downtown Akron Partnership Web site.

Minimum-wage increase: Hourly pay boost won't be windfall

By Alan Johnson
The Columbus Dispatch, Oct 11 2007
Ohio's minimum wage will rise 15 cents to $7 an hour on Jan. 1, producing a $6 weekly increase before taxes for a full-time worker.

It's not much -- maybe enough for a gallon of milk and a couple of loaves of bread, or a Columbus middle-school student's lunch for three days.

Waiters, waitresses and other tipped employees will see their minimum go up by 7 cents to $3.50 an hour, not including tips.

CEO pay and the minimum wage

Editorial 
Cleveland Plain Dealer, Aug 16 2007

Note: Cites commentary and data from Holly Sklar, "Pay CEOs less, Minimum wage workers more".

CEO pay and the minimum wage

Editorial 
Cleveland Plain Dealer, Aug 6 2007

Note: Cites commentary and data from Holly Sklar, "Pay CEOs less, Minimum wage workers more".

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