Scranton, Pa., and its municipal employees, who worked for two weeks for the federal minimum wage, struck a compromise that if approved, would give the employees back pay plus 6% interest.

Mayor Chris Doherty and the labor unions over the weekend worked out an agreement that avoided a court session on Monday. The unions had sought a contempt-of-court citation against Doherty for paying all workers, including himself, $7.25 per hour.

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