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Loss of the MIDDLE class

Slowly, we are losing the middle class that once was the bedrock of our nation.  CEO’s make thousands of percent more than the minimum wage.  Have they reached down to pull up the middle class and as a result also pull up the lower class by raising the minimum wage?  268 more words

Extreme Salary

A Fast from Fast Food Giants

It would be nice to not support companies that exploit their workforces, but it is hard to find viable alternatives or even know who is guilty of it. 595 more words

Tipped Employees in Five States to Receive a Raise

Employees who receive tips for their services are getting their well-deserved raise; at least in five states plus Washington, D.C. this year. In a recent report by the Huffington Post, Minnesota became just the latest state to pass legislation that would allow tipped workers to obtain a raise, with the state government guaranteeing “them the same $9.50 hourly minimum wage that other workers will get.” The other five four states are Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland and West Virginia. 336 more words

Employment Law

College Grads: Avoid these mistakes!

I read an article recently on FastCompany called Hey college grads avoid these 5 job hunting mistakes and  good work can still be had. One job hunting mistake that really stood out to me was this: DON’T focus on the job title rather than the company. 337 more words

Paid in America

On Monday, April 7, when Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton signed the new minimum wage bill into law, raising minimum wage from $8 an hour to $9.50 in 2016, many rejoiced. 530 more words

Wise Words

America's Middle Class Falls Behind

Once the juggernaut of the American economy and the envy of the world, the middle class has finally lost its position as the richest in the world, according to a new report. 226 more words

Breaking news (not really): Raising the minimum wage is a tax

The Congressional Budget Office has come to the conclusion that — drum roll please — minimum wage hikes are a tax.

“That’s not breaking news. It’s just that Democrats and liberals ignore the facts,” commented Herman Cain. 60 more words

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