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Most countries have some kind of minimum wage laws. They are intended to protect unskilled or inexperienced workers against “exploitation” by employers who, in the absence of such laws, presumably would not pay wages their employees deserve and need to support themselves. 679 more words
Senate Republicans argue the legislation would increase risk of lawsuits against companies
Republicans in the US Senate have blocked a Democratic bill aimed at closing the gap between what men and women are paid. 334 more words
US President Barack Obama has issued two executive orders aimed at erasing gender disparities in pay among the government workforce.
One directive signed on Tuesday bars federal contactors from retaliating against employees for discussing pay. 259 more words
These days everyone wants to ‘create opportunity,’ but few want a class war.
(Tyler Colin Perry)
In late January, President Obama met some two dozen CEOs at the White House to discuss the plight of the long-term unemployed. 275 more words
Fast Food Workers Will Protest Again Today. Here's What They're Up Against. —By Erika Eichelberger | Thu Apr. 3, 2014 8:44 AM PDT