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It has come to light that Theresa May’s new head of policy, George Freeman, has previously proposed lowering the minimum wage in poorer areas. Unsurprisingly, the political left and the media has reacted as if he wants to drink babies’ blood. 23 more words

Society

Minimum Wage Bump One Step Closer To Happening In Colorado

DENVER (CBS4) – A ballot initiative to raise the minimum wage is one step closer to being on the November ballot in Colorado.

On Monday the group Colorado Families for a Fair Wage turned in 200,000 petition signatures. 115 more words

News

Strong first day of action on Merseyside

Today (Monday 25 July) saw the start of a two day strike by cleaning staff in Bootle and Liverpool over cuts to their hours to claw back a rise in the minimum wage. 503 more words

HMRC

Federal Minimum Wage in US - This week marks the seven-year anniversary of the last time it was raised

This week marks the seven-year anniversary of the last time the federal minimum wage was raised, from $6.55 to $7.25 on July 24, 2009. Since then, the purchasing power of the federal minimum wage has fallen by 10 percent as inflation has slowly eroded its value. 88 more words

United States

Want to improve a child’s health? That may mean giving their parents a raise

When parents bring a child into the clinic, they do so hoping for help to treat an acute illness or a longer-term problem. It might be something as simple as an ear infection, a chronic illness like asthma, or something more complex such as ADHD. 575 more words

Columnists

Lexington Has a New Mandatory Minimum Wage Rate...For Now

By Leila G. O’Carra

The Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government’s minimum wage ordinance went into effect earlier this month, increasing the minimum wage requirements for all employers within Lexington-Fayette County.  130 more words

Labor Law