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#Poliidiots of the Month: Oklahoma's Mary Fallin-Bans #MinimumWage Increase

Republicans love to move the people backwards except in the favor of businesses! For now on Republicans should start every speech with we the business or businesses please vote for me and never mention people. 16 more words

Poliidiots Of The Month Feature

A Call on “Progressives” to Actually Talk About Progress

Clay Olsen |  April 16, 2014

There was a time in this country when leaders spoke of the limitless potential and aspirations of our citizens. Those grasping for a better life were given encouragement and hope. 486 more words


Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won’t benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.

More than a dozen categories of jobs are exempt from the minimum, currently $7.25 an hour. 999 more words


Because we're so, so smitten.

Just a little poem about Michigan…

Michigan, the mitten, we’re smitten with you.

You’ve got Great Lakes and four seasons too.

Of your nature, your beauty, we’re quick to approve, 250 more words


Equal Pay Day: Ontario's gender pay gap is growing, says new report

TORONTO – Women in Ontario are still making less money than men. And what’s worse, the gap isn’t shrinking according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. 641 more words


Democratic Lawmakers Push Higher Wage Mandates for Big Businesses

Fast food and retail workers could see their hourly wages raised to $15–at least if a slate of Democratic pols get their way.

At a press conference on the steps of City Hall this morning, State Senator Daniel Squadron, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic unveiled a new “fair wage” bill that would require large employers to pay far more than minimum wage. 303 more words

"If We All Lose Together, We Practically Win Together": Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin Makes It Illegal To Establish A Minimum Wage

In a move that fits seamlessly into the GOP’s War on the War on Poverty, Oklahoma governor Mary Fallin (R) has signed a bill into law that prohibits cities in the state from establishing mandatory minimum wages or vacation and sick-day requirements. 539 more words