Protesters' fight for a $15 minimum wage has been a long one which is still going on across the nation.  July 22, 2015. Photo by  Kevin Lamarque.

DC minimum wage raised to $15

WASHINGTON – DC lawmakers approved the implementation of a $15 minimum wage. With the bill approving this signed on June 27, 2016 by District mayor Muriel Bowser, DC minimum-wage workers will rise to join some of the highest payed low-income workers in the nation. This decision marks a symbolic win in the “Fight for $15” campaign,…