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McDonald’s Sues To Stop Seattle From Raising Minimum Wage to $15; Not Loving It

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McDonalds and friends are suing Seattle for the right to pay slave wages. And they’re using the 14th Amendment to do it.

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This Is The Paycheck For A McDonald’s Worker, And It’s Going To Make You Mad (IMAGE)

This Is The Paycheck For A McDonald’s Worker, And It’s Going To Make You Mad (IMAGE)

Imagine slaving away for 40 hours a week, 52 weeks of the year – for this.

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Single Father Exposes Lie Behind Republican Plan To Punish Children On Food Stamps (VIDEO)

Single Father Exposes Lie Behind Republican Plan To Punish Children On Food Stamps (VIDEO)

We need more parents like this to take a stand against Republican greed and cruelty.

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Walmart Workers Probably Won’t Actually Be Making $10 An Hour

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This is why Americans need to fight to Raise The Minimum Wage.

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McDonald’s ‘Transparent’ Social Media Campaign Will Answer Every Question But One (VIDEO)

McDonald’s ‘Transparent’ Social Media Campaign Will Answer Every Question But One (VIDEO)

McDonald’s appears not to care about total transparency – at least when it comes to this important topic.

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WalMart Shocks The World: Big Box Chain Will Raise Minimum Wage To $10 An Hour

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Walmart has caved to public pressure, and is increasing workers’ wages to a minimum of $10 per hour by next year.

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$15 Now Under Attack – Republicans To Eliminate Popular Law

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In the state legislature in Olympia, Washington has introduced a bill which could cut the minimum wage by half for some people.

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Papa John’s Stole Wages From Their Employees, Now They’re Paying An $800,000 Price Tag For It

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Papa John’s pizza chain opposes raising the minimum wage and giving health insurance to their employees, but the franchise also steals wages from its own workers, and now the corporation is paying a hefty price for it.

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A Tale Of Two Senators Who Grew Up Poor And Went Opposite Directions

Elizabeth Warren and Joni Ernst

Two Senators, Joni Ernst and Elizabeth Warren, grew up very poor. However, Ernst’s family has received copious amounts of federal dollars, while Elizabeth Warren’s never took a dime. How then can Ernst be a Republican and Warren be a Democrat? Simple: Ernst says “I got mine, screw you,” and Warren says “I never got anything, but I don’t want you to be in the same situation as I was.”

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Thanks Obama: CEO Who Threatened To Fire Employees If Obama Won, Is Now Giving Them Raises

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“Things have never been better.” And he is still anti-Obama. Damn you, Obama!

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The Rich Get Richer: World’s 400 Richest Get $92 Billion Richer in 2014 (VIDEO)

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In 2014, the rich got much richer. The divide between rich and poor got much wider. Are you sick of rising income inequality? What do we do about it?

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7 Facts About America’s Economy In 2014

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Is Obama to blame for looming economic woes? Has America seen a better economic recovery than the rest of the world? Has 95% of the nation’s income gone to the top 1 percent? And does raising the minimum wage mean fast job growth? Find out, as we reflect on America’s economy in 2014.

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3.1 Million Workers Get A Well Deserved Raise As Minimum Wage Increases On Jan. 1st (VIDEO)

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Are you getting a well deserved raise on January 1st?

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Victory! Walmart Stores Forced To Give Raises To Employees Thanks To Minimum Wage Increases

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Thanks to minimum wage hikes across the country, Walmart has to give their employees raises! A huge victory for workers!

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Maribel Vs McDonalds: A Single Mom Fights For A Living Wage (VIDEO)

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Should Maribel receive a fair day’s wage for a fair day’s work? What’s your minimum wage story?

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A Christmas Miracle: Job-Creators Creating Jobs Without Any Tax Breaks… But How Can This Be?

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It’s almost as if demand for products, and not massive tax breaks, is what actually fuels job-creation…

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Thanks, Obama! American Economy Added 321,000 Jobs In November

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Another terrible (if you hate Obama) jobs report came out today and it’s sure to have Tea Party Republicans seeing bright red. And we ain’t talking about Santa Claus!

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BREAKING: Largest Fast Food Strike In History Happening Now (IMAGES/VIDEO)

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Time for McDonald’s to wake up. A history making protest for better pay has just spread across the country.

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40% Of Fast Food Workers Live In Poverty, Tomorrow They’re Going To Do Something About It

40% Of Fast Food Workers Live In Poverty, Tomorrow They’re Going To Do Something About It

A worker strike demanding higher minimum wages and the ability to unionize for fast food workers will take place tomorrow, December 4, stretching across over 160 cities. This will be the latest in a string of actions launched, following on the heels of a similar action in September. Started in […]

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Walmart Store On Strike

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Walmart workers go on strike in California – what was one store has begun to spread.

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