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"Two new studies—one on poverty wages, one on the declining share of revenues going to workers—are at once authoritative and mind-boggling."
"Two new studies—one on poverty wages, one on the declining share of revenues going to workers—are at once authoritative and mind-boggling."
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"They also object to Hochul’s proposal to allow the state to garnish up to 50 percent of incarcerated people’s wages under the program."
"They also object to Hochul’s proposal to allow the state to garnish up to 50 percent of incarcerated people’s wages under the program."
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"More than 20 states rang in the new year with minimum wage increases. Advocates for hiking the federal minimum say it will increase consumer spending and boost the economy."
"More than 20 states rang in the new year with minimum wage increases. Advocates for hiking the federal minimum say it will increase consumer spending and boost the economy."
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Supporters of the minimum wage say it increases the standard of living of workers, reduces poverty, reduces inequality, and boosts morale. In contrast, opponents of the minimum wage say it increases poverty and unemployment because some _...Read More_
Supporters of the minimum wage say it increases the standard of living of workers, reduces poverty, reduces inequality, and boosts morale. In contrast, opponents of the minimum wage say it increases poverty and unemployment because some _...Read More_
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>"Almost 2 million workers in Europe's biggest economy are set for a big pay rise."
>"Almost 2 million workers in Europe's biggest economy are set for a big pay rise."
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"Millions of Americans struggle to pay their bills each month, despite earning wages well above the federal poverty line and holding multiple jobs."
"Millions of Americans struggle to pay their bills each month, despite earning wages well above the federal poverty line and holding multiple jobs."
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>"Lisa Vanderpump, of Sexy Unique Restaurant fame, lobbied the West Hollywood City Council against raising the minimum wage to $17.64/hour. They didn’t listen."
>"Lisa Vanderpump, of Sexy Unique Restaurant fame, lobbied the West Hollywood City Council against raising the minimum wage to $17.64/hour. They didn’t listen."
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>"Economists whose work looking at whether increasing the minimum wage creates more jobs was ridiculed for years have won a Nobel _...Read More_
>"Economists whose work looking at whether increasing the minimum wage creates more jobs was ridiculed for years have won a Nobel _...Read More_
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>"The global minimum tax deal is about more than fairness."
>"The global minimum tax deal is about more than fairness."
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"Labor shouldn’t be seen as one more special interest group. It benefits all of us if the people doing essential work throughout our economy have good jobs, a collective voice & dignified treatment at work."
"Labor shouldn’t be seen as one more special interest group. It benefits all of us if the people doing essential work throughout our economy have good jobs, a collective voice & dignified treatment at work."
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"A new way to think about this oddity of the labor market."
"A new way to think about this oddity of the labor market."
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>"The Opposition party’s plans follow a series of court cases on the gig economy."
>"The Opposition party’s plans follow a series of court cases on the gig economy."
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