Thursday, June 8, 2023

Tag: minimum wage

Home Depot makes investment of additional $1 billion in wage increases...

This investment makes the home improvement retailer's starting wage in every U.S. market at or above $15 per hour.

Study shows large minimum wage hikes boost both earnings and employment

In the absence of federal action, a record number of U.S. jurisdictions are set to raise their minimum wages in 2023—in many cases above $15 an hour.

Gov. Newsom signs bill to raise wages and working standards for...

Labor advocates are calling the new bill a "groundbreaking step" for low-wage workers.

59 percent in US living paycheck to paycheck as corporate profits...

"A large share of consumers are essentially living on the razor's edge."

On 13th anniversary of last minimum wage hike, Dems urged to...

"They must immediately raise the federal minimum wage to at least $15 an hour. Our country cannot afford to reach a 14th anniversary of $7.25."

Leaked video reveals Starbucks CEO urged managers to ramp up union-busting...

"Starbucks is getting desperate as it loses this war in battle after battle," said the baristas' union, "because we—the Starbucks partners—continue to organize and fight for a real voice within the company."

‘Jaw-dropping’: Wall Street bonuses have soared 1,743% since 1985

A new analysis finds that if the federal minimum wage had increased at the same rate, it would currently be $61.75 an hour.

Inside the campaign to abolish the subminimum wage in 25 states...

"This is the only future for the service sector and the economy overall: wages must go up or there will be no future.”

More than 8,000 Kroger grocery workers strike in Colorado

On the heels of a new report showing significant financial insecurity, including homelessness, among workers at Kroger grocery stores, more than 8,000...

Wages up as Americans are encouraged back to work and into...

There is no doubt that the October jobs report was encouraging.

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‘Enough is enough’: Australian PM throws support behind movement to free Julian Assange

A growing number of politicians are calling on the United States to drop its case against WikiLeaks founder and Australian citizen Julian Assange.

When 3 men richer than 165 million people, Sanders says working class must ‘come...

Big-money special interests "want to divide us up," said the independent senator at a living wage rally in South Carolina, "and we are determined to bring working people together."

Brazil’s beef industry linked to deforestation in Amazon

800 million trees were cut down in six years due to cattle ranching, which accounts for 80 percent of current deforestation throughout the Amazon.

AI Genie is out of the bottle—UN should take the challenge to make it...

The global community should be comforted knowing that the leadership of the United Nations already knows well what steps are to be taken at this juncture.