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Aussie Farmer Fined for Paying Migrant Workers Quarter of Minimum Wage

An Australian mango farmer has got an over 19,000-U.S.-dollar fine for underpaying foreign staff.

Vinai Chaipom, a mango grower based on the outskirts of Darwin in the Northern Territory, was fined 19,156 U.S. 294 more words


When reality goes out the window and demand$ trump logic. I want a raise‼️

Let’s say your company has a pre-tax profit of $5,000,000 and you pay 30% in federal taxes and now that rate drops to 22%. Your net profit has gone from $3,500,000 tp $3,900,000. 419 more words


Et tu, California?

The new $15 minimum wage will cost California 400,000 jobs.  And even Governor Moonbeam knows it:

In 2016, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that put the state minimum wage on track to reach $15 per hour by 2022.

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Government Shenanigans

FG will increase workers’ salaries in 2018 - Labour minister assures

The federal government has promised worker that there will be an increase in minimum wage next year, according to Senator Chris Ngige.

According to Punch news, Chris Ngige who is the minister of labour and employment disclosed this on Tuesday in Awka, the Anambra state capital. 103 more words


In 2018, 19 States Will Adopt New Minimum Wage Rates. Does This Impact Your Clients?

Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have announced higher minimum wage rates for 2018. While most of these new rates will be effect at the beginning of the year, three will change during the summer months. 23 more words


We the People V Politics Party and Profit ~ Sandy Hook

In memory of Sandy Hook … Ask your member of Congress – What will it take?

Another day another School shooting! In Colorado and five years ago today Sandy Hook happened. 714 more words

United States

Bronx Market, Owner Sued for Refusal to Follow Almost Any Wage Laws

A Bronx, New York market and its owner are being sued by a former, long-time employee for failing to follow virtually any labor laws. He says he was paid less than $7 per hour despite working over 50 hours per week. 242 more words