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The Nevada Supreme Court ruling declared clubs are not exempt from provisions of the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Nevada Court Rules Strip Club Dancers Are Employees

The ruling stems from a 2009 class-action lawsuit filed on behalf of six dancers at Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club; it says dancers are not independent contractors and deserve at least the minimum wage.

10/30/2014

Vice President Joe Biden visits Las Vegas (photo: Carlos Diaz/KXNT)

Biden Refers To Note Cards While Making Pitch For Raising Minimum Wage

Vice President Joe Biden used a lunch stop at a Mexican restaurant in downtown Las Vegas on Monday to make a pitch for raising the minimum wage nationally to $10.10 per hour.

10/07/2014

Vice President Joe Biden visits Las Vegas (photo: Carlos Diaz/KXNT)

Biden Discusses Minimum Wage In Las Vegas

While in Las Vegas to headline a Democratic campaign rally, Vice President Joe Biden took time to discuss raising the minimum wage.

10/06/2014

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Another Minimum Wage Protest

Fast-food workers want $15 per hour wage

09/04/2014

The ruling helps taxi drivers who say three companies owe them back wages for failing to pay the minimum wage. (JOE KLAMAR/AFP/GettyImages)

Nevada Supreme Court: Taxi Drivers Get Minimum Wage

Ruling helps taxi drivers who say three companies owe them back wages for failing to pay the minimum wage.

06/26/2014

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No Adjustment In Nevada Minimum Wage

The state Labor Commissioner says there will be no adjustment in the Nevada minimum wage this year.

04/01/2014

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Fast Food Workers Protest Wages

Fast food workers across Las Vegas unite to raise the minimum wage

12/05/2013

File photo of a teacher reading to her pre-kindergarten class. (Photo by Leigh Vogel/Getty Images for Knowledge Universe)

Group Backs Higher Minimum Wage To Help Kids

A group advocating for policies to help children and low-income families recommends New Mexico raise its minimum wage and boost spending on early childhood programs, including child care and pre-kindergarten.

09/24/2013

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No Change For Nevada’s Minimum Wage

Nevada workers will continue getting paid at least $7.25 an hour.

04/02/2013

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

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