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D.C.'s 'living wage' bill still in limbo

A D.C. bill that sparked a national debate because it would require big retailers to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour remains in the hands of the D.C. Council more than 40 days after lawmakers officially approved it.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 01:30pm EDT

Tags: D.C., Wal-Mart, living wage, Vince Gray, jobs, employment, Nick Iannelli

Gray: Living wage bill could slow D.C. development

D.C. Mayor Vince Gray won't say whether he will veto a bill that requires big-box stores to pay workers a minimum of $12.50 an hour.

Friday - 07/26/2013, 02:58pm EDT

Tags: Vince Gray, living wage, Wal-Mart, employment, big box stores, minimum wage, Colleen Kelleher

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Gray in a pickle with District big box store plans

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has a dilemma. Should he sign the recently passed "living wage bill" which would raise the minimum wage to $12.50 an hour for employees of big box stores like Wal-Mart or veto the measure in order to keep big retailers interested in setting up shop in D.C.?

Saturday - 07/20/2013, 06:14am EDT

Tags: living wage bill, Mayor Vincent Gray, Wal-Mart

Plans for new Hagerstown Wal-Mart move forward

Sunday - 07/14/2013, 06:50pm EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Hagerstown

Mayor has final say on Wal-Mart halting construction of 3 D.C. stores

The D.C. Council has passed a bill that would require large retailers like Wal-Mart to pay workers at least $12.50. The bill is now before the mayor.

Friday - 07/12/2013, 11:20pm EDT

Tags: D.C. Council, living wage bill, minimum wage, Wal-Mart

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Wal-Mart may have to pay D.C. employees $12.50 an hour

The D.C. Council has given preliminary approval to a bill that would require large retailers like Wal-Mart and Target to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour.

Thursday - 06/27/2013, 06:48am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Target, wages, employment, D.C. Council

Wal-Mart proposed as Golden Mile fix

The developers of the Frederick Towne Mall property say building a Wal-Mart is the solution for redeveloping the commercial stretch of U.S. 40 in the city known as the Golden Mile.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 06:00am EDT

Tags: Wal-Mart, Golden Mile, frederick, shopping, retail

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