U of M alumni, United Campus Workers push for $15 minimum wage

By , Daily Memphian Published: April 14, 2019 7:14 AM CT

Amid concerns about the University of Memphis’ commitment to raising the minimum wage for its employee to $15 per hour, the United Campus Workers and several alumni held a press conference Friday urging the university to implement wage increases by 2020.


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Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf

Omer Yusuf covers Bartlett and North Memphis neighborhoods for The Daily Memphian. He also analyzes COVID-19 data each week. Omer is a former Jackson Sun reporter and University of Memphis graduate.


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