Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: $15 minimum wage

Ensuring the minimum wage keeps up with economic growth would be...

While its chances in the Senate appear slim, the proposal has brought national attention to the minimum wage, which has been stuck at $7.25 since 2009.

Sanders ‘confident’ $15 minimum wage possible through Senate reconciliation

"I'm confident that the parliamentarian will advise next week that we can raise the minimum wage through the reconciliation process."

‘An unstoppable movement’: Sanders praises grassroots after target announces $15 minimum...

“Now the Senate must pass our Raise the Wage Act,” the senator said, “and guarantee a dignified, living wage for every worker in America.”

California, New York Launch 60 Million Americans Into A $15 Minimum...

About 60 million Americans live in the two states that signed $15 minimum wage plans into law Monday.

Million Student March: The Fight for Debt and Tuition-Free College

On November 12th thousands of students from hundreds of colleges marched in support of eliminating student debt, tuition-free public college, and a $15 an hour minimum wage.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

A school choice nightmare: Families getting government funding to switch from public to private...

The harrowing story of a Maine family shows the potential perils families face when they transfer to privately run schools that are less subject to government oversight.