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Raise Maryland calls for higher wages for corporate employees
Raise Maryland calls for higher wages for corporate employees

Some members of the Rev. David Carl Olson's congregation are homeless. A few work minimum-wage jobs, he said, but they still cannot afford to leave shelters. His faith calls him to live in a world with "profoundly more justice," said Olson, who oversees First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, and that starts with increasing wages. Olson spoke to about 25 people gathered to protest the corporate profits of low-wage employers Thursday morning at a Walmart store in Catonsville. Demonstrators chanted "Raise the minimum wage!" and held up signs with frowning faces parodying the Walmart logo of a smiling face. Raise Maryland, a campaign supporting the wage increase,...

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