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Nebraska Joins Nationwide Trend to Increase Minimum Wage, Progress Still Needed for ‘Living Wage’

When Nebraska voters approved Initiative 433, which raised the minimum wage, last November, Gab Rima knew the kind of difference it would make for many workers. The previous minimum of $9 per hour makes an annual salary of $18,720 before taxes. At that rate, housing, food, a car, phone service, medical insurance and more become an […]