Post Tagged with: "minimum wage"

Walmart Pays For Part Of Its ‘Benevolent’ Wage Increase By Cutting Hours For Workers

Walmart Pays For Part Of Its ‘Benevolent’ Wage Increase By Cutting Hours For Workers

The new Walmart starting wage is still nowhere near a living wage, and now they’re cutting hours and extending unpaid lunch breaks to help pay for it.

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This Map Shows How It Is Almost Impossible To Pay Your Way Through College (IMAGE)

Map Courtesy: The Chronicle of Higher Education

Hey Republicans, the cost of tuition is too damn high.

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Still Think There’s No Difference? Democrats Just Added A $15 Minimum Wage To Their Platform

Still Think There’s No Difference? Democrats Just Added A $15 Minimum Wage To Their Platform

This is great news!

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Fox News Lies Obliterated By Latest Seattle MSA Jobs Report (IMAGES/VIDEO)

Fox News Lies Obliterated By Latest Seattle MSA Jobs Report (IMAGES/VIDEO)

The Seattle MSA just set a record for most restaurant jobs gained in a 30-day period. So much for right wing lies about how raising wages would destroy Seattle’s food service industry.

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Now THIS Is How You Unfriend Someone For Hating On People Over The Minimum Wage

Now THIS Is How You Unfriend Someone For Hating On People Over The Minimum Wage

You know those “friends” who think a living wage is too much to ask for those “lazy burger flippers?” This viral Facebook post about how one man unfriended someone over it wins the internet this week.

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One Simple Infographic Shows How ‘Hard Work’ Can No Longer Secure Our Kids’ Futures (IMAGE)

One Simple Infographic Shows How ‘Hard Work’ Can No Longer Secure Our Kids’ Futures (IMAGE)

Neo-cons love to talk about how the poor are just “lazy,” and how they went to college with “hard work, sweat and tears.” this shows why that narrative is a load of crap with indisputably simple numbers.

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This Billionaire’s Explanation Why NY Fast Food Workers Should Make $15/hr. Is Spot On

By Sallicio (Own work) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

This is just one more thing Republican politicians won’t admit.

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Rand Paul Blames Income Inequality On People Not Working Hard Enough

Rand Paul Blames Income Inequality On People Not Working Hard Enough

Rand Paul likes to pretend he’s above the oligarchy, but he’s not.

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What Is A Living Wage In Your Area? This Calculator Will Tell You

Herald Square, Manhattan, 24th October 2013

Raising the minimum wage should be a conservative idea.

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Conservative Anger Over Netflix’s Generous Parental Leave Exposes Their Hatred Of Family Values

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The right screams about “family values” right up until it costs Corporate America money. Then “family values” turns into “lazy freeloading.”

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This Economist Just Solved Income Inequality In One Simple, Easy To Understand Facebook Post

This Economist Just Solved Income Inequality In One Simple, Easy To Understand Facebook Post

It really could be this simple, and if imposed, corporations will be rushing to raise wages as fast as they can.

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Hillary Clinton Just Obliterated Jeb Bush In Front Of Jeb Bush

Hillary Clinton Just Obliterated Jeb Bush In Front Of Jeb Bush

This. Was. Epic.

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Jesse Ventura: Bernie Sanders Is ‘My Hero Right Now’ (VIDEO)

Jesse Ventura: Bernie Sanders Is ‘My Hero Right Now’ (VIDEO)

Jesse Ventura righteously rants about income inequality.

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Koch Crony Scott Walker Actually Called The Minimum Wage ‘Lame’

Koch Crony Scott Walker Actually Called The Minimum Wage ‘Lame’

The only thing that’s “lame” is Scott Walker.

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Bernie Sanders Shreds Jeb Bush For Wanting Americans To Work Longer Hours (VIDEO)

Bernie Sanders image/Composite: cc 2015 AFGE/Flickr and cc 2009 jnn13/Wikimedia Commons.

Bernie Sanders is the people’s champion of the 2016 Presidential race and he proved it once again on Thursday by blasting Jeb Bush in defense of hard-working Americans everywhere.

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Michigan Republicans Are Trying To Slash The Min. Wage For People Under 20

Michigan Republicans Are Trying To Slash The Min. Wage For People Under 20

Republicans are getting scared because we are winning.

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Los Angeles City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage Hike

Los Angeles City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage Hike

If Republicans won’t allow a minimum wage hike on the federal level, we’ll just have to do it city by city.

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Thanks To The Obama Administration, Millions Will See Their Wages Raised Because Of Overtime

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Thanks to the Obama Administration, up to 10 million Americans may see a raise.

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10 ‘Radical’ Ideas From Bernie Sanders: Guess Which Ones Most Americans Agree On?

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Still think Bernie Sanders is a fringe candidate? A huge majority of us agree with him on 10 major issues. Numbers 6 and 8 may surprise you.

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You Can’t Work A Full-Time Min. Wage Job And Afford An Apartment In The US (IMAGE)

You Can’t Work A Full-Time Min. Wage Job And Afford An Apartment In The US (IMAGE)

How many hours would you have to work with a minimum wage income, in order to afford an apartment?

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