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Americans Favor Fifteen Dollars An Hour for Congress ~ POLITICAL SATIRE ~ HUMOR
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Andy Borowitz, Humor, Satire, congress, minimum wage, government, ethics, economy, republicans, democrats, abuse, politics, news )

- 227 days ago -
In major cities across the nation, fast-food workers and other service employees held signs, shouted chants, and gave impassioned speeches to demonstrate their conviction that Congress deserves a maximum hourly wage of fifteen dollars.
Raise the Federal Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum Wage, tipped workers, fair pay, labor trafficking, equity, politics, laws )

- 227 days ago -
While other federal minimum wages have increased throughout the years, the minimum wage for tipped employees remains the same. Since 1991, the federal minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13 per hour, according to the Department of Labor.
Support House Bill 8 to Raise Georgia's Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Georgia, wages, minimum wage, petitions, employment, income, workers )

- 261 days ago -
House Bill 8 is a proposed bill in the 2015 Georgia General Assembly that will ensure that workers will receive a livable wage by raising the state minimum wage to $15/hour effective January 1, 2016.
South Dakota GOP Wants to Erase State's New Minimum Wage Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, government, South Dakota, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, economy, minimum wage, politics, news, abuse )

- 293 days ago -
Last Nov. South Dakotans voted to raise the minimum hourly wage to $8.50 and index future increases to the annual rate of inflation--or so they thought. Now, Republican legislators are pressing ahead with a bill that would allow the minimum wage to drop.
Forget Congress, These US States Raised the Minimum Wage on Their Own
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, good news, economy, minimum wage, 'Do Nothing Congress', government, ethics, news, politics )

- 330 days ago -
Tired of waiting for Congress to move on the issue of minimum wage, a number of US states have taken matters into their own hands. In 21 states and the District of Columbia, the new year brings with it a pay raise for those earning a minimum wage.
Tell South Dakota to Raise the Minimum Wage! - The Petition Site
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Minimum Wage, South Dakota )

- 398 days ago -
South Dakota's minimum wage currently stands at $7.25. In about two weeks, voters will decide whether to raise the wage to $8.50. Given the state's relatively low cost of living, the extra $1.25 would make a huge difference in the lives of low-wage worker
Wisconsin's Gov. Walker Based 'Living Wage' Ruling on Restaurant Industry Study
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker, restaurant industry, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, corruption, politics, government, lies, freedoms, economy, republicans )

- 401 days ago -
Under pressure to raise the state's minimum wage, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker confidently declared that there was no need. Low-wage workers had filed a complaint charging that the state's minimum wage -- $7.25 -- did not constitute a "living wage" as...
Chris Christie Is 'Tired' Of Hearing About The Minimum Wage
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, New Jersey, Chris Christie, minimum wage, dishonesty, ethics, republicans, politics, government, candidates, news )

- 403 days ago -
"I'm tired of hearing about the minimum wage. I really am," Christie said in the short clip that was posted online. "I don't think there is a mother or father sitting around a kitchen table tonight in America who are saying, 'You know honey, if...
Koch Brothers' Top Political Strategist: The Minimum Wage Leads to Fascism!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, Koch brothers, libertarian, economy, ethics, minimum wage, fascism, politics, propaganda, republicans, economic regulations, collectivisation )

- 448 days ago - the Koch brothers plan to turn the American electorate away from "collectivization" and toward "liberty" by persuading a critical mass of voters to repeal most of the economic regulations of the 20th and 21st centuries.
25 Really Engaging Images About Minimum Wage By Brandon Weber
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: minimum wage, charts, animation, government, americans, business, economy, money )

- 517 days ago -
Raising the minimum wage is a hot topic all across the country. Here's a ton of facts, all loaded into one really pretty set of graphics. Some are even animated!
Minimum Wage Increase Desperately Needed In PA! PLEASE SIGN!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: ethics, politics, pennsylvania, minimum wage, law, law makers, liveable wage )

- 544 days ago -
The minimum wage in Pennsylvania has been sitting stagnant at $7.25 for years. Amidst all the talk of raising federal minimum wage, only 10 states are currently set to raise their minimum wage over the next two years. $7.25 an hour is not a "liveable" wag
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell Congress: Raise the Minimum Wage!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: MINIMUM WAGE, law, laws, congress, economy, ethics, news, obama, politics, usa, government )

- 601 days ago -
Raising the minimum wage would not only improve the lives of millions of hardworking Americans and their families but also build a stronger economy and decrease the need for government assistance.
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 )

- 635 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 )

- 659 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.

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