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1/3/2007 - House Democrats Poised to Introduce Mariana Islands Wage Hike Bill
House Democrats, led by Education and Workforce Committee Chairman George Miller (CA), intend to introduce legislation early in the new Congress that would raise the minimum wage for workers in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands....

7/19/2006 - House Republicans Introduce New Minimum Wage Legislation
House of Representative Republicans on Thursday introduced their own version of legislation increasing the federal minimum wage....

6/20/2006 - Kennedy Adds Amendment to Raise Minimum Wage, Includes Mariana Islands
Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) has offered an amendment to the Department of Defense Appropriations bill that would raise the minimum wage for American workers from $5.15 to $7.25 over about two years, including workers in the US territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)....

6/8/2006 - Proposed Labor Bill to Confront Human Rights Violations in Mariana Islands
In a press conference yesterday, several members of Congress announced the introduction of labor law legislation to address women's rights and human rights abuses taking place on the US territory of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)....

5/8/2006 - Ms Magazine Report Exposes Sex, Greed, and Forced Abortions in 'Paradise'
The latest issue of Ms magazine includes an investigative report into the situation of women garment workers in the Northern Mariana Islands....