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Petition - Pay Domestic Workers Equal Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: South Africa, domestic workers, exploitation of labor, equality, Minimum Wage, fair pay, low income, Corporate Responsibility, prevention of exploitation, workforce )

- 39 days ago -
Remove exceptions for domestic workers in new minimum wage laws. South Africa's new Minimum Wage Bill contains exceptions for certain kinds of workers, including domestic workers--the vast majority of whom are women--that will mean lower pay
Women Would Lose $4.6 Billion in Earned Tips If the Administration's "Tip Stealing" Rule Is Finalized
Business  (tags: working women, tips, Minimum Wage, injustice, low income, stronger regulations, fair wages, hard work, Ethical Treatment, better standards, income protection, Corporate Responsibility, social security )

- 55 days ago -
The Department of Labor (DOL) has proposed a rule that would make it legal for employers to pocket their workersâEUR(TM) tips, as long as they pay those workers at least the minimum wage.
Ontario Canada Will Raise Minimum Wage to $15 By January 2019
Business  (tags: Ontario, Canada, minimum wage, 2019, tied with inflation )

- 77 days ago -
Ontarios legislature passed a bill on Wednesday that included the increase as part of an overhaul of labour laws. After 2019 the minimum wage will be tied to inflation.
Corporate Media Really Has It Out for the Idea of Paying People a Decent Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, workers, lies, falsehoods, minimum wage )

- 353 days ago -
Despite abundant empirical evidence that raising the minimum wage doesn't lead to job loss, the idea that it does is an article of faith among right-wing economists, and all too often the media report their theological musings as fact.
Women Are the Majority of Minimum Wage Workers in Every State Except 5
Business  (tags: workers, wages, income, sexism, minimum wage )

- 557 days ago -
There exist no shortage of angles one could use to look at the gender wage gap, an issue that deservedly holds the attention of most people pushing for equality.
Sports Direct Founder Mike Ashley Admits Pay Errors
Business  (tags: Business, Minimum Wage, Employment Rights, Sports Direct, Government, Working Conditions, HMRC, Investigation. MP's, UK )

- 646 days ago -
Sports Direct's founder Mike Ashley has admitted workers at its Derbyshire warehouse were paid below the minimum wage and its policy of fining staff for being late was unacceptable.
Tell Your Legislators: Support One Fair Wage for All Workers
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, pay, income, workers, petitions )

- 723 days ago -
The separate, lower wage for tipped workers has been stuck at the federal level at $2.13/hour since 1991. We work hard to earn profits for our restaurants, so we deserve a fair paycheck for our labor, with tips on top of that.
L.A. Times: Nation's Growing Pay Gap Is No Disney Fairy Tale
Business  (tags: wage gap, income inequality, social justice, u.s. economy, employees, employers, minimum wage, business ethics )

- 933 days ago -
A reader had a suggestion for columnist Steve Lopez on the subject of growing income inequality: Check out what Walt Disney was paid, relative to regular employees when he ran the mouse empire. And then take a look at how the current Disney boss is paid.
ALEC's Scary Corporate Agenda -- 7 of Their Most Anti-Democratic and Science-Denying Ideas
Business  (tags: ALEC, climate change, bees, labor, pollution, environment, renewable energy, solar power, Obamacare, minimum wage, corporations, Constitution, dark money )

- 966 days ago -
ALEC's annual gathering revealed how right-wingers will push dangerous legislation across the country.
Massachusetts Home Care Workers Win $15/Hour Starting Wage âEUR" First In Nation \
Business  (tags: business, americans, ethics, goodnews, working wages, minimum wage, government, SustainableDevelopment, labor, news, money )

- 986 days ago -
Tears of joy streaked the faces of cheering home care workers assembled in their Dorchester union hall on Thursday afternoon as a decades-long struggle for recognition and a living wage culminated in a historic moment of celebration. -
$15 An Hour NOW Not 5 to 7 Years From Now
Business  (tags: minimum wage, now, living wage, indexed to inflation, rents too high, stop corporate welfare )

- 986 days ago -
The minimum wage needs to be at least $15 an hour, indexed to inflation, and implemented immediately. workers deserve, at the very least, a living wage that allows them to pay their bills and exist in dignified conditions.
MoveOn Petitions - Tell Andy Puzder, the CEO of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., That HE'S the Problem!
Business  (tags: minimum wage, poverty, restaurants, hardee's, Carl Jr, Andy Puzder, CEO )

- 987 days ago -
Petition by Fight for $15 To be delivered to Andy Puzder, Hardee's and Carl's Jr. CEO Andy Puzder, it's time to stop blaming your employees for depending on public assistance when it's your low wages that trap them in poverty.
Conservatives Say $15 Minimum Wage Is Killing Seattle Restaurant Scene, Restaurateurs Disagree
Business  (tags: Seattle, restaurants, minimum wage, conservative lies )

- 1091 days ago -
As Seattle prepares for the April launch of the highest minimum wage law in America, conservatives are warning that businesses are already shuttering under the pressure of higher labor costs. Hogwash.
If You Own a Pitchfork, You Will Grab It When You See This Chart
Business  (tags: pitchfork, bonus, minimum wage, income gap, Wall Street )

- 1094 days ago -
In 2014, Wall Streets bonus pool was roughly double the combined earnings of all Americans working full-time jobs at minimum wage.
New York Tipped Workers Win Higher Minimum Wage!
Business  (tags: economy, money, labor, workers, minimum wage, usa, nycSustainableDevelopment )

- 1115 days ago -
Excellent article about a big win for those who work in the service industry in NYC!

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