minimum wage Archives

‘Wage Theft’ – How Companies Are Cheating Workers out of Billions of Dollars Every Year

May 22, 2018

Cheating workers out of wages is easier than ever Elizabeth C. Tippett, University of Oregon Jara Neal Willis, a nurse at a hospital in Texas, usually clocked in a few minutes before the start of her shift and stayed late…

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7 Reasons Why Donald Trump is a Grave Threat to Blue Collar America

November 28, 2017

Trump Claims To Be Pro-Labor Donald Trump is a danger to all blue collar, working Americans. He ran on a platform of jobs. “Jobs!” he would cry during his campaign stops, in between inciting violence and leading chants of “Lock…

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Ivanka Trump Exposed: Labor Exploitation Uncovered at Chinese Clothing Factory

April 26, 2017

Human rights abuse At Ivanka Trump’s clothing Factory recent report by Drew Harwell and Matea Gold in The Washington Post has exposed human rights abuse and labor exploitation at the Chinese factory used for Ivanka Trump’s clothing line. According to the report, workers at the factory…

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Checkered Past Comes Back To Haunt Trump’s Labor Pick, GOP Considers Blocking

February 13, 2017

The nomination of Andrew Puzder, President Trump’s Labor pick, hangs in the balance Monday night as four GOP senators are reported to be withholding their support for the fast food CEO. CNN has reported that the four senators in question are;…

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Trump Expected To Name Job Killing, Robot Loving, Minimum Wage Hating Fast Food CEO To Labor Sec.

December 8, 2016

Andy Puzder Nominated For Labor Head Despite Favoring Robots And Despising Minimum Wage Another day has dawned and another horrifying announcement has been made concerning the cabinet choices of Republican president-elect Donald Trump. Reports have surfaced that Trump will name…

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While Americans Celebrate Labor Day, India Braces For National Strike (VIDEO)

September 3, 2016

This Labor Day weekend is not a celebration for everyone hile the United States and Canada celebrate Labor Day weekend, in India millions of workers are fighting for their rights. According to Indian trade unions, 150 millions workers went on strike this…

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In Determined DNC Speech, Hillary Makes History And History Makes Hillary

July 28, 2016

Hillary Lays Out Her Vision While Embracing American History Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic party’s nomination for president Thursday night in Philadelphia. Clinton became the first woman to cross that barrier on a major party’s ticket in American history. She noted…

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Tea Party Governor Channels Inner-Trump With Vicious Rant And Veto

April 24, 2016

Republican Governor Paul LePage Takes Aim At Overdose Victims and Foreigners Tea Party Governor Paul LePage is no stranger to controversy and this week was no exception. The Republican governor of Maine vetoed a bill aimed at saving the lives…

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Minimum Wage In California Headed For Highest In The Country

March 27, 2016

The state of California is blazing a path to a $15 per hour minimum wage by 2022, which will make it the highest minimum wage for any state in the United Sates. Lawmakers and labor unions struck a deal that…

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McDonald’s Raised Wages One Year Ago, And Now They’re Reaping The Rewards

March 19, 2016

McDonald’s Just Proved Increasing The Minimum Wage Is Good For Business The fight to raise the minimum wage has been a contentious one. Many wrongly believe that doing so would result in companies laying off employees, raising prices, or even…

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