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University of Virginia students raise minimum wage for campus workers, 2006

United States
Time period
March, 2006 to April, 2006
Economic Justice
Total points
8 out of 10 points
Name of researcher, and date dd/mm/yyyy
Aileen Eisenberg, 03/02/2013

In 2006, University of Virginia students launched an intensive campaign to raise minimum wages at their institution. Discontented with the minimum $9.37 an hour, these students urged the school’s administration to provide fairer wages, wages that they determined to start at $10.27 an hour.