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

- 442 days ago -
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.
A Jobs Plan That Only Big Business Could Love
Business  (tags: government, administration, corporate agenda, joblessness, jobs plan, corporate tax rates, assistance, cuts, hardship, working poor, American workers )

- 629 days ago -
The administration's grand bargain to cut corporate tax rates AND assistance for the working poor promises to be a boon for Big Business, but not for American workers.
Get a Clue, McDonald's: The Other Insult No One's Talking About
Business  (tags: corporate, business, McDonald's, employees, working poor, society, money, ethics, economy, finance, americans )

- 651 days ago -
The unstated assumption behind the McDonald's budget is that the working poor must be educated about financial planning. And that assumption is in turn a belief that is deeply embedded among America's cultural elites -
Scrooge on Steroids at UNFI
Business  (tags: UNFI, strike, union busting, unions, teamsters, Washington State, low wages, working poor, worker safety, workplace conditions, labor violations, holiday sneak attack )

- 865 days ago -
"LESS THAN two weeks before Christmas, United Natural Foods Inc. (UNFI) has fired 72 workers at its Auburn, Wash., distribution center.Steve Leigh reports on a struggle against union-busting by Washington Teamsters."

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