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Child care workers join fast-food workers' fight for $15 an hour

In the wake of minimum wage increases at Wal-Mart and Target, a new group of workers has joined the campaign that’s being credited for helping prompt such pay hikes. 1,071 more words


N.Y. State Budget Agreement Includes Education, Ethics Reforms; Eliminates Minimum Wage Hike

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The New York state budget agreement struck Monday did not include a minimum wage hike or property tax relief, but it did include a new tax cut for luxury yachts. 272 more words


Matthew Lau: Students' unions wrong on minimum wage

Federation of students campaign also a waste of student union fees”

Students’ unions across Canada pour a great deal of financial resources – which it expropriates from the student body via mandatory student union fees – into political actions. 647 more words

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Before you read this, please know I’m being sarcastic. So sarcastic. The sarcasm is overflowing, so it’s actually a fountain of sarcasm.

Seriously this is sarcastic please don’t get offended.  297 more words

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Worker Loses Job for Talking to Press About Minimum Wage Raise

I find what happened to Ms. Tippen absolutely disgusting because this is how corporations retaliate against people who speak out. It’s not like she even spoke out; she spoke to a reporter from the Washington Post about what the raise in the Arkansas minimum raise means to her, and she was chastised by her supervisor and fired. 85 more words

‘F*cking makes me livid': Comedian Ralphie May rages at ‘unlivable’ minimum wage

@Ralphie_May I know this pisses you off so bad! pic.twitter.com/QBaUULOnpG

— RobertBIrish (@RobertBIrish) April 30, 2014

The current fatalities of 3 tornado chasers entertained Ralphie May, yet Congress’ failing to pass a costs increasing the base pay?

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Bill de Blasio Is Upset a Minimum Wage Hike Was Dropped From the State Budget

Mayor Bill de Blasio said it was “disappointing” a minimum wage hike was dropped from the state budget–and promised State Senate Republicans would feel overwhelming public pressure to boost wages before the legislative session ends. 395 more words