Monday, July 15, 2024

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California’s $20 minimum wage for fast food workers goes into effect:...

Fast food workers at establishments with at least 60 locations nationwide will see their wages increase to $20 an hour, a substantial uplift from the federal minimum wage of $7.25.

Minimum wage rises across 22 states ushering in new era for...

The impact of these wage hikes will be closely watched as the nation grapples with economic challenges and seeks to balance the needs of workers and businesses.

United Nations expert castigates Amazon, Walmart, DoorDash over ‘disgraceful’ labor practices

UN rapporteur challenges corporate giants on poverty wages and labor violations.

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.

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FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Israeli military accused of massacre in al-Mawasi ‘safe zone,’ killing over 90 Palestinians

UN and international outcry as Israel justifies deadly strike by targeting Hamas.

Similar to Biden, NATO is aged and unfit for leadership 

NATO’s 75th anniversary is an opportune time to take stock of NATO’s outdated world view and violations of international law.

The truth about immigrants and the economy

We need immigrants to keep our economy — and our country — vibrant and growing.