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Provision Holding Up Minimum Wage Bill

March 28th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

A provision to give certain social workers an extra pay increase is still holding up the minimum wage bill. More than 200 developmentally disabled residents and their caregivers converged on Annapolis this week to help push the provision through. After crowding the meeting room of the Senate Finance Committee, a small delegation met with John Griffin, Gov. Martin O'Malley's chief of staff, to press for more money for the workers. On average, the workers make $9.82 an hour. Griffin told the group that O'Malley believes they deserve the pay increase…


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