Minimum wage

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Congress must act to overhaul healthcare, minimum wage and education for US families | Bernie Sanders
Americans are united on some of the most important issues facing our country and they want government to address these challenges

Bernie Sanders

09, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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‘The success is inspirational’: the Fight for $15 movement 10 years on
Federal lawmakers failed to increase the minimum wage, but US workers made other gains, and they are setting their sights on new goals

Steven Greenhouse

23, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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‘$15 an hour is not enough’: US domestic workers rally on eve of midterms
Care workers and cleaners turn out in North Carolina, Nevada and Georgia to urge voters to elect officials who will listen to their needs

Michael Sainato

07, Nov, 2022 @3:53 PM

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‘How are we supposed to live?’: fast-food workers squeezed by inflation
Workers at big chains struggle to make ends meet as prices increase but their wages have not

Michael Sainato

03, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Most workers at large retail and food firms get less than $15 an hour – study
While CEOs earn multimillion-dollar salaries, most workers make significantly less than a living wage

Michael Sainato

19, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Long hours, dangerous chemicals: nail salon workers fight for industry change
Legislation in New York’s senate and assembly would create a council with powers to establish workplace standards

Michael Sainato

15, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Living in a woman’s body: hospitality workers have always suffered abuse. In the pandemic, it got worse
Many women working in restaurants and bars say men routinely asked them to remove their masks in return for tips, putting their lives at risk

Saru Jayaraman

14, Feb, 2022 @2:00 PM

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West Hollywood votes to set highest minimum wage in US
The minimum hourly rate will rise to $17.64 by July 2023 after unanimous vote by California city’s council

Dani Anguiano in Los Angeles

05, Nov, 2021 @6:18 PM

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Nearly half of American workers don’t earn enough to afford a one-bedroom rental
About one in seven Americans fell behind on rent payments as housing costs continued to increase during the pandemic

Andrew Witherspoon and Alvin Chang

12, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The US restaurant industry is lacking in wages, not workers | Saru Jayaraman and Mark Bittman
The industry bemoans benefits, but workers don’t want jobs where pay is low and risks high, say Saru Jayaraman, president of One Fair Wage, and author Mark Bittman

Saru Jayaraman and Mark Bittman

09, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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US economy picks up just 266,000 April jobs as hiring slows sharply
Numbers far short of the 1m jobs Wall Street had anticipated and suggests US businesses struggling to find enough workers

Richard Partington and Graeme Wearden

07, May, 2021 @3:31 PM

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Joe Biden raises minimum wage to $15 an hour for federal contractors
President signed an executive order that will provide a pay bump to thousands of workers, some who make as little as $10.95 an hour

Guardian staff and agencies

28, Apr, 2021 @12:10 AM

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