Post Tagged with: "minimum wage"

Subway Forces Extremely Ill Employee To Keep Working, Fires Her When She Passes Out

Subway Forces Extremely Ill Employee To Keep Working, Fires Her When She Passes Out

Warning: Do not read this story if you are eating or plan to eat a Subway sandwich any time soon. A Freeport, Texas employee was rushed to the hospital in an ambulance after her manager forced her to keep working despite the fact that she was vomiting throughout the day. […]

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Fast Food CEO Makes 291 Times His Minimum Wage Workers…Blames Obamacare!

Fast Food CEO Makes 291 Times His Minimum Wage Workers…Blames Obamacare!

The award for most absurd right-wing argument against Obamacare this week goes to this guy. Multimillionaire fast-food CEO Andy Puzder on Monday cited President Barack Obama’s health care reform law as a reason not to raise the minimum wage, and asserted that increases would only hurt low-wage employees. According to […]

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GOP Doomsday Predictions Proved Wrong As States That Raised Minimum Wage See Faster Job Creation

Graphic via Good Jobs Now http://action.goodjobsnow.org/page/s/raise-the-minimum-wage

As it turns out, raising the minimum wage is the real job creator, not greedy corporate CEOs as Republicans would have us believe.

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World Scoffs at United State’s Embarrassingly Low Minimum Wage

The US needs a higher minimum wage, and the rest of the world knows it.

The US needs a higher minimum wage, and the rest of the world knows it.

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Republicans Again Back The Wrong Horse On The Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Senate Republicans foolishly block the minimum wage raise that over 70% of Americans support. (Image Credit: Davis Vanguard)

Is there any issue at all, ever, anywhere, that Republicans will get on the correct side of?

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Mitt Romney Breaks Ranks With Republicans And Calls For Raising The Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Mitt Romney Breaks Ranks With Republicans And Calls For Raising The Minimum Wage (VIDEO)

Spending power needs to be in the hands of those who actually spend in the real economy, as opposed to those who tuck it away in Swiss banks or horde it.

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Subway Restaurant CEO Backs Increasing Minimum Wage And Tying It To Inflation

Subway CEO Fred DeLuca supports an increase in the minimum wage, citing inflation and calling it "normal."

Subway CEO Fred DeLuca supports an increase in the minimum wage, citing inflation and calling it “normal.”

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WTF?! Rick Santorum Goes Full Liberal On The Minimum Wage

WTF?! Rick Santorum Goes Full Liberal On The Minimum Wage

Hell’s frozen over. Rick Santorum, one of the most extreme ideologues of the GOP, has taken a completely rational and reasonable stance on the minimum wage.

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The Right Doesn’t Want You To Know These Minimum Wage Myths Have Been Debunked

The Right Doesn’t Want You To Know These Minimum Wage Myths Have Been Debunked

Myths and facts about a minimum wage increase.

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Senate Republicans Show They Don’t Care About American Workers And Block A Minimum Wage Raise- Again

Senate Republicans foolishly block the minimum wage raise that over 70% of Americans support. (Image Credit: Davis Vanguard)

Senate Republicans foolishly block the minimum wage raise that over 70% of Americans support.

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1% To The Homeless: Get Out Of My Neighborhood!

1% To The Homeless: Get Out Of My Neighborhood!

Even liberal members of the 1% want to hide the homeless away. They’re working tirelessly in liberal havens like Palo Alto to criminalized homeless people.

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Fox News Says It’s Good That Women Make Less Than Men And It Helps Them Keep Their Jobs (VIDEO)

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According to Fox Business, the gender pay gap means that women aren’t as likely to be laid off, simply because they make less. So we should rejoice.

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GOP Panics As Audio Emerges Proving Their Hero Reagan Would Oppose Current GOP Policies (AUDIO)

GOP Panics As Audio Emerges Proving Their Hero Reagan Would Oppose Current GOP Policies (AUDIO)

A 1948 audio recording of Ronald Reagan shows that he would have opposed the GOP’s policies today. In fact, if the GOP actually knew anything about Reagan’s history, they’d wonder how he even ended up in the party to begin with. The right-wing lunatic fringe runs today’s GOP. Back when […]

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This Growing Multi-Million Dollar Company Is Paying Employees A ‘Thrive-Able Wage’

This Growing Multi-Million Dollar Company Is Paying Employees A ‘Thrive-Able Wage’

Zingerman’s Community of Businesses defined the concept of a ‘thrive-able wage, proving that companies don’t have to pay poverty wages in order to profit.

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WATCH: Fox News Complains That Overtime Pay Kills Americans’ Work Ethic

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Fox News discussed Obama’s changes to overtime laws, and said that overtime pay keeps workers from working hard, and that it destroys America’s work ethic.

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Broadcast News Networks Completely Ignore The Taxpayer Cost Of Low Wages

Original graphic courtesy of  WealthySingleMommy.com

Our traditional broadcast news networks report widely on both welfare and the minimum wage, but ignore how much low wages contribute to welfare spending.

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McDonald’s Manager To Sick Employee: ‘Just Put A Bullet In Your Head’

A manager at a Chicago McDonald's told an employee to just put a bullet in her head after she asked to go home following a diabetic episode on the job. Image: 28704869

A manager at a Chicago McDonald’s told an employee to just put a bullet in her head after she asked to go home following a diabetic episode on the job.

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WATCH: Fox News Pundit: Switzerland Has No Minimum Wage, So We Shouldn’t Either

WATCH: Fox News Pundit: Switzerland Has No Minimum Wage, So We Shouldn’t Either

The U.S. has higher unemployment and poverty than Switzerland, which has no minimum wage law. One Fox News pundit says that’s reason enough to scrap ours.

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Boehner Says He’d Commit Suicide Before Voting On Wage Hike, Dems See A Winning Issue

House Speaker John Boehner Crying. (Photo manipulation by Elisabeth Parker for Addicting Info)

A wage hike is a winning issue for Democrats, but makes Speaker John Boehner want to commit suicide. That sure sounds like a win-win to us.

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Seven Lies Conservatives Tell About Jobs To Scare Us Into Doing Whatever They Want

Cartoon by Monte Wolverton via Cagle Comics. http://www.cagle.com/2013/12/how-rich-people-create-jobs/

Recent reports have launched a new round of right-wing lies about Keystone XL, the ACA, and jobs. Here are the seven most common lies about jobs, debunked.

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