Worcester City Council backs $15 minimum wage by 2021

The City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night endorsing legislation that would create a statewide $15-per-hour minimum wage for all 

WORCESTER – The City Council approved a resolution Tuesday night endorsing legislation that would create a statewide $15-per-hour minimum wage for all workers by Jan. 1, 2021. The vote was 8-3, with District 1 Councilor Tony Economou,

The origins of the movement for a $15 minimum wage, the Fight for $15, began with a one-day strike in November 2012 by fast-food workers in New York City. After years of high-profile victories such as in Seattle, California and New York City, the …




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