Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Tag: minimum wage

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."

‘Together we fight, together we will win’: Workers strike nationwide to...

"We have won $15 in cities and states across the country. And now, it is time to win $15 nationwide."

‘Biggest risk’ for Democrats on minimum wage, says top Sanders aide,...

With the White House and legislative branch under their control, says Warren Gunnels, Democrats “must win” fight on behalf of working people.

6 simple reasons we should raise the minimum wage right now

The federal minimum wage—just $7.25 an hour—hasn’t been increased in more than a decade.

Fastfood workers strike demanding $15 an hour and union rights

"They want to send a message to both the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to prioritize passing $15 an hour (legislation) in the first 100 days."

Progressive coalition stages worldwide Black Friday protests to ‘make Amazon pay’

Ahead of Friday's global day of action against the e-commerce giant, the campaign issued a list of common demands, all of which seek to "Make Amazon Pay."

‘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.”

Bernie calls McConnell “afraid” for refusing to take up $15 minimum...

"A $15 minimum wage would raise wages for 39 million people and lift millions of Americans out of poverty. Why is McConnell afraid to let us vote on it?”

Conservatives grasp at straws after CBO minimum wage analysis shows clear...

Corporate interests invented cost-benefit analysis as a way to delay progressive policy through studies and weigh it down by equalizing, for example,...

Federal minimum wage stagnant for 3,615 days, a ‘shameful’ period in...

"I've been criticized for this so let me say it again: the federal minimum wage of $7.25/hr is a starvation wage. Every worker deserves a living wage of at least $15 an hour."

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