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Here’s How The 2016 Democratic Presidential Candidates Stack Up On Labor Issues

Here’s a handy guide to the Democratic candidates; their positions and votes about labor.

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Here’s A State-By-State Breakdown Of The Gender Pay Gap (VIDEO)

The best and the worst states in the country, when it comes to women’s wages.

by Randa Morris· · News
Burger King Co-Founder Worried More About The Dollar Menu Than His Employees

Burger King Co-Founder Worried More About The Dollar Menu Than His Employees

Maybe if people made a livable wage they wouldn’t need a dollar menu. Oh wait… that makes too much sense.

by Sarah· · News
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Unemployment Drops Again As The Obama Recovery Continues To Kick A*s

In case you’ve lost count, this makes 60 straight months of private sector job growth, setting a new American record (again).

by Justin Rosario· · Current Issues, News
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President Obama Rips Corporation A New One For Threatening Employees Over ObamaCare (VIDEO)

Proving once again that he is tired of anti-ObamaCare temper tantrums, President Obama blasted a corporation for threatening to fire any employee who works more than 25 hours a week to keep them from qualifying for health care coverage.

by Stephen D Foster Jr· · News
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Obama Fails To Destroy America As Economy Adds Another 257,000 Jobs In January

Worst. Economic. Sabotage. Ever.

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Conservative Pub Claims Obama Just Asked Congress To Cut Workers’ Pay

They said Obama doesn’t get what mandating paid sick leave will do to workers. It’s really those who think Milton Friedman was an economic god that don’t get it.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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Sony Hack Benefits Charlize Theron, Who Negotiates Pay Raise After Emails Reveals Huge Pay Inequality

Thank you, North Korea. Love, Charlize.

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

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

by Randa Morris· · News
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.

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

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.

by Rika Christensen· · News
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 […]

by Rika Christensen· · News
Democrat Jim Moran complained that members of Congress don't get paid enough money. At over $120,000 higher than median family income, what is "not enough?"

Six-Figure Salaries Aren’t Enough For Members Of Congress, Says This Crazy Congressman

Democrat Jim Moran complained that members of Congress don’t get paid enough money. At over $120,000 higher than median family income, what is “not enough?”

by Rika Christensen· · News
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China: For American Business, A New Land Of Opportunity And Repression

U. S. business leaders discover a new land of opportunity: China! When it comes to working with communists green matters more than red. Freedom? Forget it!

by John Viall· · News
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Elizabeth Warren Proposes A New Bill Aimed At Eliminating Credit History As a Metric For Employment

Elizabeth Warren has just introduced a bill in the Senate which would bar prospective employers from checking and denying employment based on credit scores.

by Chris Lazare· · News
The Company Store Redux: Are Fast Food Corporations Reinforcing America’s Culture Of Dependency?

The Company Store Redux: Are Fast Food Corporations Reinforcing America’s Culture Of Dependency?

Do you know how Wal- Mart became so successful? Well fast food companies are guilty of the same economy-destroying crimes-SNAP subsidizing payroll.

by Randle Aubrey· · News
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200,000 Bangladeshi Workers Protest Slave Wages, Factories Burn (VIDEO)

Garment workers in Bangladesh want just $100 per month and safer working conditions. Walmart would rather let workers die and factories burn.

by Elisabeth Parker· · News
Hey McDonald’s! This Fast Food Restaurant Pays Employees $10 An Hour And Is Wildly Successful

Hey McDonald’s! This Fast Food Restaurant Pays Employees $10 An Hour And Is Wildly Successful

Boloco, a Boston-based burrito joint with 23 locations in New England from Burlington, which pays its employees far above minimum wage and turns a profit

by T. Steelman· · News
Immigration Reform Could Impact Wages If Corporations Get Their Way

Immigration Reform Could Impact Wages If Corporations Get Their Way

Immigration Reform must be centered on family, justice, & opportunity for all. Corporations must not be allowed to use it to depress American wages.

by The Liberal· · News
Outrageous Fees To Access Your Wages? That’s What Happened To Her

Outrageous Fees To Access Your Wages? That’s What Happened To Her

The accompanying note said that her future earnings would be deposited in this account and she could access it with the card. For a fee.

by T. Steelman· · News