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2015/05/22 16:19
2015/05/22 16:19
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Supporters applaud this week as the Los Angeles City Council votes to raise the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour by 2020. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes ) On Labor Day last year, Los Angeles...
2015/05/22 16:19
2015/05/22 16:19
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2015/05/21 19:19
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Whatever you call the new sector built on "platforms" that allow independent workers to find individual clients -- think Uber, AirBnb, Taskrabbit, etc. -- you'll probably acknowledge that it's got...
2015/05/20 19:19
2015/05/20 19:19
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State Sen. Wayne Wallingford, R-Cape Girardeau, carries stacks of papers from his desk off the Senate floor after the body adjured early, Friday, May 15, 2015, in Jefferson City, Mo. Conceding that...
2015/05/19 17:19
2015/05/19 17:19
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That might work fine in places like New York City, where labor costs tend to be higher and consumers have a greater willingness to pay. But what about the lower-wage places, where the Senate...
2015/05/18 19:36
2015/05/18 19:36
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This naive 27-year-old thought he could cover D.C. housing policy. Thirty-two months ago to the day, I entered the old Washington City Paper office in Adams Morgan and was handed the proverbial keys...
2015/05/16 03:19
2015/05/16 03:19
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The National Transportation Safety Board says an assistant conductor on the Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia on Tuesday said she thought she heard the train's engineer on radio saying...
2015/05/15 17:19
2015/05/15 17:19
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Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) speaks during a news conference on the trade bill on Thursday on Capitol Hill. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) On Thursday, after a week of wrangling, the massive trade deal with...
2015/05/15 16:19
2015/05/15 16:19
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Investigators trying to determine the cause of Tuesday's deadly Amtrak crash have still yet to speak in depth with Brandon Bostian, the engineer who was piloting the train as it sped up to 106 miles...
2015/05/13 20:19
2015/05/13 20:19
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The difference between haves and have-nots in Silicon Valley is *this* big. (Kuni Takahashi/Bloomberg) It’s an unmistakable feature of the new Silicon Valley economy: Venture capital-backed tech...
2015/05/12 19:19
2015/05/12 19:19
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In this Jan. 8, 2015 file photo, a customer receives a manicure at a nail salon in New York. Gov. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File) On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced emergency...
2015/05/11 18:19
2015/05/11 18:19
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President Obama thinks new Nike jobs will be better than the old Nike jobs. (AP Photo/Don Ryan) Last Friday, the CEO of Nike made a bold prediction: If Congress pushes a huge trade deal with 12...
2015/05/11 13:19
2015/05/11 13:19
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US President Barack Obama speaks at the City Club of Cleveland on March 18, 2015. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty) Lawmakers will likely take two contested votes this week, as the Senate...
2015/05/09 21:34
2015/05/09 21:34
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By Lydia DePillis McDonald's, now under fire from workers, customers and its own franchisees, has found an unlikely defender: James Franco. Over at PostEverything Thursday, he waxed nostalgic about...
2015/05/08 17:19
2015/05/08 17:19
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Barack Obama is a Nike fan. (AP/Steven Senne) President Obama is in Oregon today, pushing for one of his top priorities for the year: the passage of a massive trade deal with Asia. Oregon is home to...
2015/05/08 16:19
2015/05/08 16:19
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Starbucks has reformed some of the worst of its scheduling practices. Legislation is on the way to make everybody else do so, too. (Jason Alden/Bloomberg) If there’s one labor issue that’s come to...
2015/05/06 18:19
2015/05/06 18:19
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Rep. Brad Miller grew up working class, and that mattered. (Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg News) Former Rep. Brad Miller’s father was one of eleven children born during the Depression in a small, poor...
2015/05/05 15:19
2015/05/05 15:19
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Rickie Toon has been a cook in the House cafeteria for 30 years, and makes a decent living. (Lydia DePillis/The Washington Post) After 30 years of working as a cook in the Rayburn House Office...
2015/05/04 16:19
2015/05/04 16:19
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Demonstrators stand the city's central detention facilities in Baltimore on Friday after the state's attorney announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray. (Reuters/Eric...
2015/05/01 22:19
2015/05/01 22:19
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Maybe Burger King owners need bargaining power, too. (AP Photo/David Goldman) From the outside, it would appear that labor unions are at war with the franchise industry: They're waging nationwide...
2015/05/01 21:36
2015/05/01 21:36
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After 30 years as publisher of Washington City Paper, Amy Austin is leaving the paper. Austin announced her move in a staff meeting this afternoon. Her decision to depart follows the December...
2015/05/22 16:19
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