Duquesne increases minimum wage

By Brittney Jackson | The Duquesne Duke Over the summer, Duquesne raised its minimum wage to $15 per hour for all full-time and part-time employees. Before the University made the change in July, the minimum wage was $14 per hour. According to Duquesne President Charles Dougherty, approximately 40 employees will benefit from the increase in […]

Legislation would increase Pa. wage

By Zach Brendza | Features Editor A new piece of legislation would raise the minimum hourly wage in Pennsylvania to $10.10. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Tina Tartaglione (D-Philadelphia), would continually increase the minimum wage until 2016, amending a 1968 act that scheduled wage adjustments. If passed, minimum wage would see three wage increases over […]