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California Labor Union That Fought for $15 Minimum Wage Now Wants an Exemption

The labor union that led the charge for a $15 minimum wage hike in cities across California is now moving to secure an exemption for employers under union contracts.

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San Francisco, Oakland Mayors Seek $15 Minimum Wage Statewide

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The mayors of San Francisco and Oakland met with workers Tuesday to express their support for a statewide proposition that would increase the minimum wage by $1 each year beginning in 2017 and continue for the next five years. 557 more words


Florida Democrats reflect on what it's like to live on minimum wage

Florida Democratic lawmakers who spent last week living on a budget of $85 — part of a minimum wage challenge — said Tuesday that it gave them a better understanding of the struggles many state residents go through. 217 more words


Judge Mulls Suit's Bid to Block St. Louis Minimum Wage Boost

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A judge on Tuesday began weighing a business-backed lawsuit that seeks to stop St. Louis from incrementally raising its minimum wage, ultimately deciding whether it’s legal for the city to have a wage higher than what the state commands. 482 more words


Confessions (and Gripes) of a Pizza Delivery Driver

See, I told you I’d (eventually) write posts that aren’t political in nature. I’ve had this on my mind for awhile, and I wanted to share it before I forget them all. 2,278 more words


GOP debate

Sorry, I’m getting so behind on here….so behind in fact that I’m just now getting to the GOP debate.

Anyway, I watched all of both debates and there were 3 things that really got my attention. 212 more words


I Am a Lineman for an Asshole (With Apologies to Glen Campbell)

After I graduated from the University of Delaware I moved to State College, Pennsylvania to be reunited with Judy. We had spent my last year of schooling apart, she working as a post doc in a plant physiology lab at Penn State, and I painting and playing politics with my faculty advisers. 1,629 more words