Ryan Winkler

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Name: Ryan Winkler
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Blue Plate drops plan to dip into tips to offset higher minimum wage

In the face of community backlash, the Blue Plate restaurant chain will no longer dip into employee tips to offset the cost of Minnesota’s higher minimum wage.The St. Paul -based restaurant chain, one of many businesses in the state wrestling with how ... [Published Minneapolis Star Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 02 2014 - 1 reports

Businesses brace for minimum wage impacts

Rep. Ryan Winkler, DFL-Golden Valley: “For a lot of workers, this will be the first 75-cent pay raise they’ve seen in a long time.” (file photo)The state minimum wage increase that took effect Friday raised the pay of the state’s lowest-earning workers ... [Published Politics in Minnesota - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Minnesota's Minimum Hourly Wage Jumps to $8.00 Friday

PHOTO: Supporters rallied at the 2014 Legislature for a higher minimum wage, and the first phase of the increase to $9.50 an hour begins Friday, with a bump from $7.25 to $8.00. Photo credit: Fibonacci Blue/Flickr.July 31, 2014ST. PAUL, Minn. – For the ... [Published Public News Service - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

New MN laws kick in Aug. 1

A handful of laws passed during the 2014 legislative session will go into effect Friday, Aug. 1. Among them include an increase to the minimum wage, a gun ban for those convicted of domestic assault, expansion of drug definition to include synthetics ... [Published Wahpeton News - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Are Lawmakers Getting A Special Exemption From Drunk Driving Arrests?

CREDIT: Shutterstock Written into Minnesota’s constitution is a 19th century provision that exempts state lawmakers from arrest for certain violations, like drunk driving. Lawmakers receive a physical card that grants them “privilege from arrest,” ... [Published Think Progress - Apr 11 2014]

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"What happens is that workers get more money," says Winkler. "most of them will be spending that money immediately, back in the economy. consumer spending increases and the economy actually does a little bit better with a higher minimum wage."

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Minnesotans react to new minimum wage rate [Published St. Cloud Times - Aug 01 2014]
Minnesota's Minimum Hourly Wage Jumps to $8.00 ... [Published Public News Service - Jul 31 2014]
New MN laws kick in Aug. 1 [Published Wahpeton News - Jul 30 2014]
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Dispatch: Walking The Talk On Wages & Gun Viole... [Published Progressive States Network - Feb 20 2014]
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