On Tuesday, the national day of action in the “Fight for Fifteen” movement, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and members of the city council passed a resolution calling on the New Jersey legislature and Governor Chris Christie to bump the state minimum wage from the current $8.38 to $15 per hour. 665 more words
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Working families in Glasgow will be protected by Tory cuts to Tax Credits by Scottish Labour.
The party announced that they would protect working families in Scotland from tax credit cuts using the new powers coming to the Scottish Parliament. 226 more words
Equate Scotland and Family Friendly Working Scotland have come together to deliver a bespoke seminar about flexible working, aimed at employers in the science, engineering, technology and built environment sectors. 191 more words
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Workers in Minneapolis are once again calling for their voices to be heard.
Before a protest in the street downtown, A group of about 100 held a silent march through Minneapolis City Hall. 118 more words
Tory Tax Credit Cuts will cost 3+m working families average £1300 p.a. – sign up to Labour’s campaign to stop them
In the run up to Christmas, over 3 million families will receive news that they are facing an average loss of well over £1,000 a year. 647 more words
by Brian C. Thiede, Daniel T. Lichter, and Scott R. Sanders
Pundits and politicians in the U.S. frequently assume that poverty is the result of joblessness and idleness, and in contrast, upward social and economic mobility is possible for anyone given sufficient work effort. 999 more words
The Conservatives: Party of the working people? An analytical view of the National Living Wage vs. Tax Credit Cuts
In their most recent election manifesto campaign, the Consevatives have branded themselves as ‘the party for working people, offering you security at every stage of your life’. 768 more words