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Report: Minimum Wage Hike Would Cut Food Stamp Spending By $4.6 Billion a Year
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, congress, corruption, dishonesty, economy, Govtfearmongering, lies, media, minimum wage, obama, politics, propaganda, republicans )

- 634 days ago -
Raising the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour would reduce federal food stamp spending by $4.6 billion a year, according to a report to be released Wednesday by the liberal-leaning Center for American Progress.
Left Behind By Obama's Call For A Higher Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: laborlaws, minimum wage, disabled workers, human rigthts, government, politics, obama, news, usa )

- 658 days ago -
A section of the Fair Labor Standards Act allows employers to pay their disabled employees subminimum wages. Advocates say it's time to change that.
Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage to $10.10 Per Hour! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Minimum Wage, economy, ethics, congress, government )

- 666 days ago -
Please stand with the Democratic women of the Senate now -- and urge Congress to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour!
President Obama: Use Your Pen! Raise Federal Workers' Wages -SIGN PLEASE !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Obama, State of the Union Speech, minimum wage, federal contractors, workers, government, executive order )

- 674 days ago -
Make this year's State of the Union be more than just words ! Raise the Minimum wage for federal contractors now!
PETITION - Members of the 113th Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, government, minimum wage, ethics )

- 711 days ago -
Some 47 million Americans live in poverty, and a key reason is the decline of the minimum wage relative to inflation. --- Sign the petition from Daily Kos and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee urging Congress to finally raise the minimum wage.
Have You Heard McDonald's Holiday Advice!? PETITION!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum Wage, business, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, government, labor, money, politics, society, safety, sadness, rights, news, abuse, congress )

- 732 days ago -
McDonald's is giving its employees holiday "financial tips" like, "Selling some of your unwanted possessions on eBay or Craigslist could bring in some quick cash" and "Sing away stress: singing along to your favorite songs can lower your blood pressure."
10 Not-So-Fun Facts About the Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, minimum wage, poverty, congress, ethics, government, economy, politics )

- 760 days ago -
t's time to raise the minimum wage. The majority of America's working families (80%) agree. Earlier this year, Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) introduced a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Workers Shorted On Pay Under New Albuquerque Minimum Wage Law Told To Find Private Attorneys
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Albuquerque New Mexico, labor, minimum wage, government, politics, ethics, dishonesty, corruption, republicans )

- 801 days ago -
Workers still shorted on pay seven months after the city of Albuquerque, N.M., raised its minimum wage are being told to find their own lawyers and duke it out with their employers in court, advocates say.
Elizabeth Warren Debunks GOP Talking Points on Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: big business, businesses, economy, elizabeth warren, minimum wage, politics, republicans, senate panel, talking points )

- 984 days ago -
Sen. Elizabeth Warren continues her crusade against big financial institutions and businesses. Warren dismantles the popular right-wing talking point on why the minimum wage should not be increased.
Rethinking Our Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: economic inequality, economic policy institute, epi, income inequality, minimum wage, state of the union, widget )

- 1005 days ago -
Today, a single parent earning minimum wage takes home $15,080 a year. That's $3,400 below the federal poverty line for a family of three.
Your Waitress Is Underpaid - ACTION -Tell Congress: Don't Let Food Workers Go Hungry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: minimum wage, low wage workers, food workers, pay raise, Miller-Harkin fair minimum wage Act )

- 1021 days ago -
Raising the minimum wage for the benefit of 29 million low-wage workers would only increase food costs at most by 10 cents a day for consumers.
Raise the Wage in New Jersey! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, minimum wage, NJ, Christie, government, ethics, corruption, americans )

- 1032 days ago -
Chris Christie just sank to a new low. He vetoed the legislature's minimum wage hike and took money directly out of the pockets of half a million of New Jersey's poorest residents.
TAKE ACTION - Petition: Tell Congress: The 99% Need a Raise
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, minimum wage, abuse, elections, ethics )

- 1204 days ago -
The minimum wage can't support our families: The current federal minimum wage -- at $7.25 an hour -- amounts to only $15,080 a year. That's almost $9,000 below the federal poverty line for a family of four - SIGN THE PETITION.
The $7.25 Minimum Wage Is Too Low for 21st Century America
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum wage, americans, economy, living wage, politics, media, ethics, government, republicans, democrats, dishonesty )

- 1222 days ago -
On July 24, 2012, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) is coordinating a National Day of Action to Raise the Minimum Wage, with events planned in more than 30 cities.
Minimum Wage Hike: More Money or Fewer Jobs?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Government, USA, Wages, Jobs, employment, Minimum Wage, economy )

- 2319 days ago -
On Friday the federal minimum wage jumps to $7.25 an hour from $6.55. Economists differ as to whether that will hurt or help low-income workers.

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