WAGE$ Research Study

  • 27 Jun 2018
  • 25 Jul 2018
  • 5 sessions
  • 27 Jun 2018, 11:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • 04 Jul 2018, 11:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • 11 Jul 2018, 11:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • 18 Jul 2018, 11:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • 25 Jul 2018, 11:00 AM 3:00 PM
  • East Side Neighborhood Services, 1700 Second Street NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413


Will the 15$ Minneapolis wage increase affect people’s health? A national research study through the University of Minnesota is hoping to find out!

East Side will be hosting the study staff in our lobby near room 104 each Wednesday from 11-3 until the end of July.

They will be answering questions and completing enrollments for eligible individuals. This study is open to anyone who meets the eligibility requirements. 

AM I ELIGIBLE?

You could be eligible to participate if you:

  • Are 18 years old or older
  • Work 1 or more jobs in the city of Minneapolis
  • Work at least 20 hours per week, with at least two of those hours being worked in Minneapolis
  • Earn $11.50 per hour or less working in Minneapolis
  • Are available for yearly follow-up study activities over the next 5 years

WHAT DO I HAVE TO DO?

  • Year 1 (2018): 
    • Measure your height & weight - $10
    • Complete an online survey - $20 
    • Verify your wages with a pay stub - $20
    • Collect 2 weeks of food receipts - $20
  • Years 2 through 5: Height/weight measure, survey, and paystub collection
  • Years 3 and 5: Receipt collection

You can earn a total of $350 over 5 years

APPLY ONLINE:

At z.umn.edu/wagesqualify or contact study staff at 612-624-7673 or wages@umn.edu



      


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