Post Tagged with: "minimum wage"

Walmart Store On Strike

Photograph of a Wal-Mart store exterior in Laredo, Texas Source: Photograph taken by Jared C. Benedict on 22 February 2004. Licence

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

Read more ›

Black Friday Insanity: Two Women Line Up At Best Buy 22 Days Early (VIDEO/TWEETS)

Image via twitter.com

Camping outside of Best Buy for 22 days… for a lousy TV? What would you say to these happy campers?

Read more ›

Watch A Rutgers Professor Systematically Destroy The Fox News Talking Points On The Minimum Wage

Screengrab via Media Matters

Fox News brought an actual expert and thought they could get away with the usual talking points… It didn’t go well.

Read more ›

Bill O’Reilly Stresses His Support For Raising Minimum Wage In Newest Article

https://c1.staticflickr.com/3/2807/13585196873_210a85bb9d_b.jpg

Bill O’Reilly sounds almost reasonable again.

Read more ›

Employers Steal $50 Billion A Year From Low-Wage Workers; Here’s Seattle’s Plan To Stop Them

Image Credit: Johnny Vulkan, under Creative Commons license. No changes were made to this photo.

Corporations steal at least $50 billion a year from vulnerable low-wage workers. Yet the odds of an employer being investigated for wage theft are .001 percent.

Read more ›

Watch: Bernie Sanders to John Boehner, Incoming GOP: Don’t ‘Poision the Well’

Watch: Bernie Sanders to John Boehner, Incoming GOP: Don’t ‘Poision the Well’

Bernie Sanders warns the GOP not to “poison the well” by pandering to the wrong people with their new-found power. Likely, they won’t listen to him at all.

Read more ›

Countries With Higher Minimum Wages Among the Happiest in the World

Image via VisitDenmark.com

Who says money can’t buy happiness? It certainly made Republicans happy in Tuesday’s elections. A grand total of $4 billion was spent on the midterms which saw a wave of Republican pick-ups. But with Republican pick-ups came something unexpected: minimum wage increases.Voters in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska and South Dakota, dominant […]

Read more ›

Fox News Tries To Blame Minimum Wage For McDonald’s Woes — McDonald’s Blames Food (VIDEO)

Fox News Tries To Blame Minimum Wage For McDonald’s Woes — McDonald’s Blames Food (VIDEO)

Fox really, really wants to blame the working poor for the fact that McDonald’s profits are down 40 percent, but even McDonald’s is blaming their food.

Read more ›

Here’s How Much Raising The Minimum Wage Would Save The Federal Government

Here’s How Much Raising The Minimum Wage Would Save The Federal Government

A study released by the Economic Policy Institute in mid-October shows that increasing the minimum wage from it’s current level of $7.25 an hour to $10.10 an hour would save the federal government more than $7.6 billion dollars per year.

Read more ›

Wealthy Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse Claims He Will Go Broke, And Guess Who He’s Blaming

Emeril Lagasse via Facebook

If you guessed President Obama, then- BAM!-you were right on the money.

Read more ›

LA Council Unanimously Backs Living Wage For Hotel Workers, Business Groups Threaten To Sue

LA Council Unanimously Backs Living Wage For Hotel Workers, Business Groups Threaten To Sue

Signs point to lawmakers adopting the pay rise in the face of continued threats of litigation and economic apocalypse.

Read more ›

Here’s A Tip This Waitress Will Never Forget

Here’s A Tip This Waitress Will Never Forget

A waitress in North Carolina was having the worst day, before a customer transformed it into one she will never forget – for all the right reasons. As ABC11 reports: Chrisi Kemp says she was having a horrible day personally and professionally until one man walked in the door. The […]

Read more ›

9 Months On, Koch Fears Realized After Town Raised Minimum Wage To $15

Photo from 15 Now

After the Koch Brothers sank millions in ads claiming that raising the minimum wage in Seatac would destroy the economy, the town is growing faster than ever.

Read more ›

Chipotle Workers Quit And Shut Store Down Due To “borderline sweatshop conditions” (IMAGE)

Screen shot of note on Chipotle door via Twitter

A group of managers and employees who worked for a Chipotle near Pennsylvania State University quit and shut the restaurant location down temporarily. They posted a note on the door to the restaurant that says: “Ask our corporate offices why their employees are forced to work in borderline sweatshop conditions. […]

Read more ›

Restaurant Owner Refuses To Apologize For Tip Shaming A NFL Player (IMAGE)

Restaurant Owner Refuses To Apologize For Tip Shaming A NFL Player (IMAGE)

This awesome restaurant owner was appalled by the tip an NFL player left his server, so he took his grievance to Facebook and refuses to apologize.

Read more ›

Ammosexuals Find Out That Guns Are A Bad Investment As Bubble Bursts

Photo PD by Kenneth Ian Griffiths

The glut of AR-15 based weapons on the market has caused the price for one of these bad boys to plummet – the bubble has burst.

Read more ›

Conservative Talker: Americans Who Make Minimum Wage Are Failures (AUDIO)

credit: GageSkidmore

During a guest host stint on the Rush Limbaugh Show on Friday, conservative Erick Erickson displayed utter contempt for Americans who earn minimum wage.

Read more ›

Oops – Mitch McConnell Caught On Tape (AUDIO)

Image from Flickr

Hint: He only prays for the health of the five corporate Supreme Court Justices.

Read more ›

Republican Against Raising Minimum Wage Is Upset His Salary Hasn’t Increased

Republican Against Raising Minimum Wage Is Upset His Salary Hasn’t Increased

Congressman Lee Terry (R-NE) is currently resisting a pay cut for Congress members that would decrease their already frozen salary. When State Sen. Brad Ashford – Terry’s Democratic opponent – proposed a 10% cut in salary on Monday, Terry said: “What he’s not telling you is that Congress hasn’t had a cost of living increase […]

Read more ›

Hypocrite Charles Koch Just Called Us A Bunch Of Worthless, Lazy Slugs

Hypocrite Charles Koch Just Called Us A Bunch Of Worthless, Lazy Slugs

The trust fund billionaire, Charles Koch, thinks you should start sweeping streets, you lazy bum.

Read more ›
x
Click "Like" to get the latest updates