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Making the Economic Case for More Than the Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, working poor )

Freya
- 1312 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
In his January 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called for a new federal minimum wage of $10.10 an hour. The year before, in the same speech, he proposed a $9 minimum wage.
It's Time to Pass the Fair Minimum Wage Act
Business  (tags: wages, pay, income, minimum wage, petitions )

Freya
- 1325 days ago - action.usaction.org
President Obama made it clear: America deserves a raise. It's time for Congress to ensure hard working Americans receive decent wages. Sign our petition supporting the Fair Minimum Wage Act.
Minimum Wage Since 1938
Business  (tags: minimum wage, income, charts )

Freya
- 1326 days ago - money.cnn.com
When the federal minimum wage first became law in 1938, it was 25 cents. Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.13 today. Scroll over the chart to see historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's dollars.
Tell Georgia Legislators to Raise the Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: Georgia, minimum wage, petitions )

Freya
- 1327 days ago - credomobilize.com
Support legislation to raise the minimum wage in Georgia to $10.10 an hour, with automatic raises indexed to inflation each year.
They Can't Survive on $7.25
Business  (tags: wages, income, minimum wage, petitions )

Freya
- 1331 days ago - nowageslavery.com
Millions of Americans make the minimum wage, but they can't survive on $7.25. They work forty hours a week, 52 weeks a year, and still struggle to feed their children and keep a roof over their heads.
Why Is One Fast Food Restaurant Paying Double The Minimum Wage?
Business  (tags: fast food, minimum wage, In-n-Out, Moo Cluck Moo )

Freya
- 1332 days ago - upworthy.com
A new burger joint is joining In-N-Out Burger in the small but wonderful world of cheap food that isn't being sold to you by cheapskate billionaires. McDonald's, are you watching? Because your employees are not gonna feel good about this.
Myths About A Minimum Wage Raise
Business  (tags: wages, minimum wage, labor )

Freya
- 1332 days ago - youngprogressivevoices.net
Minimum wage was designed to increase with inflation. It has not done so. Unfortunately, there are now many obstacles to getting that done.
Domino's Workers Fired for Complaining About Being Paid Below Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: Domino's, Minimum wage, ethics, labor, corporate, business, americans, abuse, dishonesty, money )

Roseann
- 1378 days ago - dailykos.com
In response to last week's strike by fast food workers, Manhattan Domino's Pizza provided a crystal-clear example of why fast food workers are striking and organizing for better wages and working conditions:
Fast-Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Wage Hikes
Business  (tags: fast food worker strikes, living wage, minimum wage, politics, labor, business, corruption, corporate, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 1384 days ago - finance.yahoo.com
Fast-food workers and labor organizers are set to turn out in support of higher wages in cities across the country Thursday.
Battle Over the Minimum Wage
Business  (tags: activism, society, economy, finance, minimum wage, minimum wage workers, consumers, business, americans, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, usa, wal-mart, politics, money, news )

AWAY AWHI
- 1388 days ago - cbsnews.com
MAKING ENDS MEET during the holiday season is particularly hard for those who barely get by the rest of the year.
Low-Wage Strikers Across U.S. Demand Pay Increase
Business  (tags: economy, corporate, money, abuse, low wage, protest, fast food, minimum wage, wrong )

Naoko
- 1481 days ago - ipsnews.net
"When a parent is forced to work two jobs and still cannot support his or her family, it is clear that there is something very wrong." Mary Lassen
Congress: It's Time to Raise the Minimum Wage ACTION
Business  (tags: ethics, usa, americans, abuse, business, money, minimum wage )

Nancy
- 1517 days ago - action.seiu.org
In 1991, a gallon of gas cost $1.10 and the minimum wage for workers who might earn tips at their jobs was $2.13.Now get this: Three presidents, more than 20 years and some serious economic changes later, businesses are still only required to pay $2.13.
McDonald's Budget Plan Leaves Out A Critical Line: Corporate Welfare
Business  (tags: Fast Food, Wal-Mart, Corporate Welfare, Living Wage, Mcdonalds Budget, minimum wage, Welfare, Business News )

Judy
- 1524 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
McDonald's just published some practical tips on how its workers can subsist on poverty wages. It's missing one key suggestion: Apply for food stamps and other government assistance immediately so McDonald's can keep the corporate welfare flowing.
Higher Pay For A Stronger New York! ACTION
Business  (tags: economy, labor, money, pay, minimum wage, big business, ethics, children, family )

Nancy
- 1628 days ago - fastfoodforward.org
We're united in the fight for a higher wage, so we can afford the food, clothing, and housing our families need and deserve. Boosting pay for our jobs will allow us to put more money into the economy. Join us.
Worker Advocate: Nation's Biggest Industry Fostering Low Wage, Low Benefit Workplace
Business  (tags: minimum wage, food stamps, employee benefits, food industry, corporate, ethics )

Lynn
- 1653 days ago - commondreams.org
... co-executive director of Restaurant Opportunities Centers (ROC) United ... Jayaraman appeared on Up with Chris Hayes on Saturday and brought to light some of conditions that leave food industry workers forced to work sick and rely on food stamps. ...
 

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