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Bernie Sanders, Fresh Off Amazon Wage Hike Win, Targets Walmart In New Bill
The Stop WALMART Act is designed to pressure America's largest employer into raising pay.
Arkansas Voters Approve Minimum Wage Hike
Employers will have to pay at least $11 per hour by 2021.
Missouri Voters Approve Minimum Wage Hike
The state's wage floor is headed to $12 by 2023.
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Claire McCaskill Could Be Saved By The Minimum Wage
The embattled senator may get a boost from Missouri voters who turn out for a referendum to hike the minimum wage to $12.
Donald Trump's Top Economic Adviser Thinks The 'Federal Minimum Wage Is A Terrible Idea'
Larry Kudlow has an interesting message for all those moderate voters in battleground districts as they head to the polls.
Missouri and Arkansas To Vote On Raising The Minimum Wage On Election Day
The two ballot initiatives would gradually hike the wage floor to $12 and $11, respectively.
The Fight For $15 Is Launching A Get-Out-The-Vote Campaign For The November Elections
The group wants to drive up turnout in cities, particularly in Michigan and Wisconsin.
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Amazon Called For Raising The Minimum Wage. Republicans Say It's Fine As It Is, Thanks.
With the GOP in control, a hike by Congress doesn't seem any more likely today than it did five years ago.
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Amazon's Minimum Wage Hike Comes With Cuts To Other Compensation
The company says everyone wins under the new system. Not every worker sees it that way.
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Bernie's Dumb 'Stop BEZOS' Bill May Have Just Helped Amazon Workers Get A Raise
A case study in how bad ideas can sometimes lead to good outcomes.
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Amazon Raises Minimum Wage To $15
Jeff Bezos is raising Amazon’s minimum wage to $15 in the U.S. and U.K., but what about the controversy over working conditions in other countries?
Amazon To Raise Minimum Wage To $15 For All U.S. Employees
The wage increase follows criticism from lawmakers and labor unions over the company's pay disparity.
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Disney World Workers Win Their Fight For $15
Union leaders say the new minimum wage at Disney World could help lift up low-wage workers across Orlando.
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Prisoners Stage Nationwide Protest Against 'Modern Day Slavery'
They want better conditions, minimum wage payment for prison labor, sentencing reform and more rehabilitation services.
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Fast-Food Workers Notch Win In Alabama Minimum Wage Fight
The workers have a plausible claim that white Alabama lawmakers violated their rights by blocking Birmingham's minimum wage, an appeals court ruled.
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Democrats Propose Overtime Pay For Farmworkers To Rectify Racial Injustice
The omission of farmworkers from overtime law is a vestige of the Great Depression. A bill introduced by Sen. Kamala Harris would get rid of it.
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D.C. Just Voted To End The Tipped Minimum Wage, But The Battle Isn't Over
After a bitter fight, the city council could tweak or kill the measure that passed.
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Bleak New Figures Show Just How Unaffordable Rent Is In Every U.S. State
Here’s how much you’d need to earn an hour to afford a modest apartment.
Texans Cheerleaders Sue Over Unpaid Minimum Wages In 'Hostile' Work Setting
Gloria Allred called on NFL leadership to "stop penny-pinching."
Poor Peoples Campaign
Hundreds Protest In Cities Across U.S. For 'Poor People's Campaign'
The movement demands lawmakers do more to help Americans in poverty, from supporting a $15 minimum wage to ending systemic racism.
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Immigrants' Lawsuit Accuses Private Prison Contractor Of Forced Labor
Detainees say they're making between $1 to $8 dollars per day at a CoreCivic detention center.
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Labor Critic Claims Union Behind The 'Fight For $15' Cut Funding For Fast-Food Campaigns
The Service Employees International Union says the drop in money suggested by government filings just reflects a change in strategy and structure.
McDonald’s Missed The Point Of International Women's Day
McDonald’s flipped its arches, but gesture does little to solve real problems facing women.
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Democrats Rally Against Trump's Plan To Let Restaurants Appropriate Workers' Tips
The Labor Department's controversial proposal is facing mounting criticism.
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Mario Batali Thinks It's A Bad Idea To Increase The Minimum Wage
Julie R. Thomson
And in the restaurant industry, he's not alone in that sentiment.
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