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This Might Not Work Out So Good

We’ve all heard by now that the fast food industry has responded to the push for a higher minimum wage by starting to roll out self-orderkiosks. 92 more words

Oregon Minimum Wage change July 1

Earlier this year Oregon passed an increase to the minimum wage, making it $9.75/hour as of July 1, 2016.  An updated state tax rate file with this new rate has just been made available. 236 more words


Dems in Battleground Districts Shy Away from $15 Minimum Wage Boost

On Thursday, legislation that would implement a $15 minimum wage phase in was approved by the New Jersey General Assembly. While the bill was sponsored by Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, Assembly Deputy Speaker John Wisniewski, Assembly Budget Chairman Gary Schaer and Assemblywoman Cleopatra Tucker, not all of New Jersey’s assembly Democrats were on board with the bill. 485 more words

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Protests resume as McDonald's shareholders meet

OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — Protesters who camped overnight outside the McDonald’s Corp. headquarters in suburban Chicago have called for higher wages as the company’s shareholders were meeting Thursday. 115 more words


Clinton Decries Trump 'Deportation Force' in Vegas Speech

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton decried Donald Trump’s deportation plan and his statements about the housing market crash in a speech at a union conference in Las Vegas. 123 more words


Welfare and Poverty [Libertarian Starter Pack]

By Ben Noble

Welcome to the Libertarian Starter Pack. The goal of this series is to let people know that there is an alternative to voting for Clinton or Trump. 1,208 more words


The race for governor will offer a stark contrast

This year’s election will trigger a turnover at the top perhaps unprecedented in Vermont history. A new governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, and new heads of the House and Senate will all be in place by next January. 352 more words

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