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Minimum Wage

  1. economic policy
    Study: Minimum Wage Hikes Are Working As HopedNew research finds that minimum wage increases in six U.S. cities led to higher worker pay — without any negative impact on jobs.
  2. the chain gang
    A California Chick-fil-A Will Pay Its Workers $17 an HourThe controversial chicken chain is breaking new ground on employee pay.
  3. restaurant woes
    NYC Restaurateurs Demand a Bill Surcharge to Offset Rising Business CostsMore than 200 restaurants are asking de Blasio to let them charge a 3 to 5 percent “admin fee.”
  4. the chain gang
    Workers Say McDonald’s Is Breaking Its Minimum-Wage PledgeCritics say that the chain’s vow to pay $1 above minimum wage was nothing more than a publicity stunt.
  5. the chain gang
    Jack in the Box CEO: It ‘Just Makes Sense’ to Replace Workers With RobotsWhat fast-food chain wants to pay humans ever-increasing wages?
  6. endangered species
    A $15 Minimum Wage Endangers Our Most Precious Natural Resource: Rich KidsPoor Tiffany.
  7. minimum wage
    Mario Batali Is Not a Fan of Raising the Minimum WageHe says it’s “not the fastest way of advancing a higher quality of life.”
  8. minimum wage
    Missouri Just Killed the $10 Wage That St. Louis Was Already Paying Its WorkersSome 30,000 minimum-wage earners are now back to making $7.70 an hour.
  9. minimum wage
    America’s ‘Richest Restaurateur’ Tried Adding a 3 Percent Minimum-Wage FeeThe fee was dismissed as “temporary” once customers grew furious.
  10. minimum wage
    Maine’s Restaurant Workers Convinced the State to Lower Their WagesThey argued it would lower tips and cut into their take-home pay.
  11. How Bad Was Georgia Republican Karen Handel’s ‘Livable Wage’ Gaffe?In the nation’s most expensive House race, Jon Ossoff’s opponent stepped in it.
  12. money talks
    Bloomingdale’s Workers Might Go on Strike Come May 1They’re rallying today at the NYC flagship for better health care and wages.
  13. The Women’s Strike Can’t Make Room for All WomenThe feminist movement can’t limit its focus to the issues that deeply concern all feminists, because no such issues exist.
  14. minimum wage
    New Studies Argue a Higher Minimum Wage Could Backfire on Fast-Food WorkersEmployers might just replace them with higher-skilled workers, for one.
  15. minimum wage
    Restaurant Workers in 19 States Are Getting New Year’s RaisesMost bosses aren’t terribly happy about it, though.
  16. labor fights
    Group Fighting for $15 Minimum Wage Faces a ‘Funding Crisis’ Under TrumpThe SEIU will slash spending to weather the administration’s “serious threats.”
  17. wage fight
    Fast-Food Workers Striking for $15 Wages in Hundreds of CitiesFight for $15 is holding a “national day of disruption” to mark its fourth anniversary.
  18. Progressives Are Headed for Big Election Day Wins on Wages, Weed, and GunsNo matter who wins the presidency.
  19. Would Clinton Have Supported a $15 Minimum Wage If She Knew She Could Enact It?Leaked emails suggest internal dissension over the minimum-wage proposal HRC later backed. Now it’s quite possible she’ll have a Democratic Congress.
  20. wage fight
    Fast-Food Workers Plan a Massive Wage Protest at the First Presidential DebateA reminder that “if these candidates want to get elected, they will support our cause.”
  21. minimum wage
    Chris Christie Vetoes $15 Wage Bill for New Jersey Restaurant WorkersIt would have made Jersey one of only three states to pass a living wage.
  22. Minimum Wage
    Washington, D.C., Is Latest City to Pass a $15 Living WageA big victory for fast-food workers living in the place with the nation’s highest income disparity.
  23. today in donald trump
    Trump Walking Back Tax Plan, Wage PositionSure, it’s a change. I’m allowed to change.”
  24. Minimum Wage
    Supreme Court Won’t Stand in the Way of Seattle’s $15 Minimum WageFast-food franchisees had claimed the law unfairly treats them as large corporations.
  25. The Chain Gang
    Former McDonald’s CEO Predicts a $15 Wage Will Trigger Massive Layoffs“Thousands of entry-level opportunities” will vanish.
  26. Report: Target Employees Will Now Get a $10 Minimum WageThe retail giant is copying its rival Walmart. 
  27. The Chain Gang
    White Castle Threatens to Raise Prices to Offset New York’s $15 WageThe chain figures the hike would need to be “something like 50 percent.”
  28. Minimum Wage
    Restaurant Workers Will Get a Big Boost As New York Approves $15 Minimum WageNot just for fast-food workers anymore.
  29. fresh intelligence
    Fresh Intelligence: New York Raises Minimum WageOur roundup of the stories, ideas, and memes you’ll be talking about today.
  30. California Is About to Raise Its Minimum Wage to $15. Is That a Good Thing?The measure will give one-third of the state’s workers a raise. But could it end up hurting the most vulnerable people in California?
  31. Wage Fights
    Farmers Say $15 Wage Would ‘Decimate’ ProfitsSome are already swapping veggies for grains, which require less work.
  32. flint water crisis
    Flint Residents Protest for $15 Minimum Wage in Face of Water CrisisHundreds rallied outside Sunday’s Democratic debate.
  33. The Tipping Game
    Danny Meyer Wants All Hospitality Workers to Earn $15 an Hour“Whatever a legislature decides should be the minimum wage should be the minimum wage for everybody.”
  34. Minimum Wage
    Seattle Area Restaurant Jobs IncreaseAccording to statistics from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
  35. Minimum Wage
    Will Labor Laws Kill Food Co-ops As We Know Them?They fear their volunteer model will be targeted by labor officials.
  36. Minimum Wages Go Up Across the Country This Week(Including New York.)
  37. Minimum Wage
    Restaurant Association Want Wages Frozen For 5 YearsThe group argues this week’s $2.50 tipped-wage bump is “hardship” enough.
  38. Studies
    New Study Says Raising Restaurant Wages Won’t Lead to Job LossesThe Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration says it’s a good thing, actually.
  39. decent pay
    Governor Cuomo to Hike Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour for State Workers Up from $8.75.
  40. minimum wage
    Low-Wage Workers Go on StrikeThe workers want presidential candidates to pay attention. 
  41. city politic
    How Cuomo Came Around on Minimum WageThe governor — with a little help from Vice-President Biden — proposes raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.
  42. Wage War
    The Wages of Cooks Have Declined More Than Those of Any Other ProfessionThey’ve fallen almost 10 percent over the past five years.
  43. Minimum Wage
    Bizarre Times Square Ads Protest Cuomo’s $15 Fast-Food WageApparently the plan will empower people with “no experience or skills.”
  44. Minimum Wage
    Fast-Food Workers Celebrate Minimum-Wage Victory As Franchisees Fight BackMany have hailed it as a major victory, but not everyone is happy.
  45. minimum wage
    It Looks Like Fast-Food Workers in New York City Could Get a Big Raise in 2018The New York State wage board for fast-food workers voted unanimously to raise the minimum wage to $15.
  46. Minimum Wage
    NY Wage Board Officially Recommends $15 an Hour Pay Rate for Fast-Food WorkersThe pay bump will be phased in over several years.
  47. Horrible Customers
    Bartender Says He Received This Patronizing ‘Economics’ Card InsteadA customer was supposedly protesting Seattle’s $15 minimum wage in the worst way possible.
  48. Minimum Wage
    Cuomo’s Wage Board Set to Propose $15 an Hour Wage for Fast-Food WorkersIf implemented, it would be a major raise over the current rate of $8.75 — and the industry is already worried about the extra money.
  49. The Chain Gang
    Chipotle Hiked Its Prices to Help Pay for Minimum-Wage IncreasesBasic law of burritonomics.
  50. three cheers for equality
    Lawmakers Trying to Get Cheerleaders Paid Minimum WageA California assemblywoman (and former cheerleader) introduced a bill for fair pay.
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