Tag: minimum wage
"This is an act of solidarity with drivers across the country, and really across the world, who are suffering with poverty wages."
Since 1985 the average Wall Street bonus has increased by 1,000 percent.
"No family in the United States can live on $7.25 an hour. Raising the minimum wage is the right thing to do and long past due.”
Current federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour and has not been raised since 2009.
"It is incredibly sad to see the Council representing one of the most progressive cities in the country siding with the wealthy restaurant industry over their own constituents."
“What Mr. Bezos has done today is not only enormously important for Amazon’s hundreds of thousands of employees, it could well be a shot heard around the world."
The resort, located in Anaheim, California, and hotel cast members from United Here! Local 11 "ratified a five-year term" increasing the minimum wage to $15 effective January 2019.