What effect does raising the minimum wage have on workers and employers? What about the economy as a whole?
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By Dustin Slaughter
“Hold the burgers! Hold the fries! We want our wages super-sized!”
Spring-like weather filled the air today, bringing with it a robust and rather militant working class presence to Center City in the form of street marches, speeches, and even direct actions inside national chains including a McDonald’s restaurant, a CVS pharmacy, and other stores. 622 more words
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Walmart cannot be neutral when, despite its $17 billion in profits last year, it chooses to pay its employees so little that many are forced to rely on tax-payer programs.
I know I’ve done this before. Some of you may not remember and some of you may not have been “on board,” either way I think this is significant. 575 more words
By Hadas Kuznits
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Activists in Philadelphia joined many across the country Saturday in protesting the low minimum wage. The rallies were purposely held on International Women’s Day. 151 more words