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What Happened – July 24

It was on this day in 2008 that the US minimum wage was increased to $6.55 per hour, and also on this day in 2009 that it was raised to $7.25 an hour. The federal minimum wage was first established … Continue reading

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What Happened – July 19

It was on this day in 1848 that a Women’s Rights Convention opened in Seneca Falls, NY. Organized by a local group of Quakers, the two day meeting featured lectures and discussions on the laws and other issues that women faced. Tho it was mostly women who attended, … Continue reading

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