Several participants cheered recently in downtown Kansas City during a rally launching a statewide initiative petition to raise Missouri’s minimum wage. The group now is urging area employers to pay $10 an hour, regardless of the state’s rate. Star file photo by ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com
Several participants cheered recently in downtown Kansas City during a rally launching a statewide initiative petition to raise Missouri’s minimum wage. The group now is urging area employers to pay $10 an hour, regardless of the state’s rate. Star file photo by ALLISON LONG along@kcstar.com

KC workers to demand businesses raise minimum wage to $10 an hour on Aug. 24

August 16, 2017 4:14 PM