The audience listens as President Obama speaks at Scranton High School in Scranton, Pa., on Nov. 30, 2011.
August 23, 2013 Obama and Biden will be making yet another visit to Scranton on Friday. The northeastern Pennsylvania city has become a must-stop for politicians trying to connect with working-class voters.
Roger Leonard, a heavy equipment operator for the city of Scranton, Pa., saw his pay plunge to $340 from about $900 for two weeks' work after the mayor cut city-employee pay to minimum wage.
July 11, 2012 Faced with a nearly $17 million budget hole, the mayor cut all city workers' pay to minimum wage. Now the city's being sued. Workers say they weren't given a fair hearing and are owed overtime.
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