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Going into town? Only if you can afford it.

By G. P. Ripley

It struck me, whilst sat in Pret a Manager, that I couldn’t hear any foul language. I also couldn’t see any track-suit bottoms, sports caps, flash piercings and not even one tattoo. 873 more words

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HMRC cleaners' strike to escalate

PCS members employed by multinational ISS, working as cleaners in HMRC buildings on Merseyside, are to take 3 further days of strike action in September against imposed changes to their pay and conditions. 428 more words

HMRC

Berkeley Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage By 2018

BERKELEY (CBS SF) — The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Friday to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 in two years.

The council called a special meeting for this morning to vote on a compromise between dueling measures on November’s ballot that propose different timelines to raise the city’s minimum wage. 113 more words

News

Report: D.C. Restaurants Hit Hard by Minimum Wage Hikes, Losing 8 Jobs a Day

From Truth Revolt, by Tiffany Gabbay

1,400 jobs lost in the last six months alone.

A new report which draws on analysis from the American Enterprise Institute, provides damning proof that Democrats’ minimum wage increase hurts the very people they claim to champion. 423 more words

Economy

Is Anybody Shocked that Higher Minimum Wage Mandates Are Resulting in Fewer Jobs? — International Liberty

While economists are famous for their disagreements (and their incompetent forecasts), there is universal consensus in the profession that demand curves slope downward. That may be meaningless jargon to non-economists, but it simply means that people buy less of something when it becomes more expensive.

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