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McDonald's Accidentally Served Up a Minimum Wage 'McManifesto'

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A lot of people are angry about McDonald's new financial advice website for employees, an ill-conceived project which drips with "let them eat cake" insouciance.

Time To Raise The Minimum Wage: Report

The Huffington Post | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.19.2012 | Business

Contrary to what many people believe, most low-wage workers aren't employed by small businesses or mom-and-pop operations, but instead by large corpor...

Arthur Delaney

Congress Disputes Impact Of Hiring Discrimination Against Older Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Philadelphia resident Sheila Whitelaw lost her job as a manager at a clothing store when the store closed in 2010. She suspects she hasn...

Arthur Delaney

Are You Earning Less Than You Used To?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.03.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON -- American workers are earning more money than they used to, but the rate of wage growth has been slowing down since the Great Recession t...

Dave Jamieson

Romney Walks Back Controversial Wage Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Back in January, GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney was asked at a campaign event in New Hampshire whether he supported the idea of ra...

10 States Where The Most Unemployed Could Lose Benefits

24/7 Wall St. | Charles B. Stockdale | Posted 12.03.2011 | Business

From 24/7 Wall St.: Nearly 2 million Americans currently receiving unemployment benefits stand to lose coverage this January if Congress does not exte...

Dave Jamieson

Need Not Apply: Job Discrimination Hits Record High

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The federal agency responsible for investigating employment discrimination charges reported this week that the number of complaints comi...

Paying The Price: Twice

Diane Dimond | Posted 12.14.2011 | Crime
Diane Dimond

I'm all about law and order and people doing the time for the crimes they commit. But once time has been served -- especially if it's for a non-violent offense -- we need to welcome these people back into the fold.

Janell Ross

Criminal Background Checks Upend Job Search For Some Unemployed

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

First, the college sent a letter. It welcomed Curtis Andrews, Ed.D, Ph.D, to its adjunct faculty. A few days later, the emails about faculty orien...

Minimum Wage Workers in Florida Are Getting Short Changed

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Six-cents seems like small change, but for nearly two hundred thousand low-wage workers in Florida, it's adding up to a legal battle. The National E...