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2015/04/24 19:19
2015/04/24 19:19
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She picked the right target. (AP Photo/David Goldman) If the federal government ever raises the minimum wage, it wouldn't help everyone -- immediately, at least. Although raising the floor...
2015/04/24 19:19
2015/04/24 19:19
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2015/04/23 21:19
2015/04/23 21:19
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Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg Trade Promotion Authority, the legislation that is considered essential for trade deals to make it through Congress, cleared the Senate Finance Committee late...
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2015/04/23 15:19
2015/04/23 15:19
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Members of the Bangladesh Garments and Industrial Workers Federation demonstrated on the site of the former Rana Plaza garment complex in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka on Tuesday. (Munir uz...
2015/04/17 13:19
2015/04/17 13:19
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Thursday afternoon, Gawker readers were presented with some startling news: The popular Web site's mostly 20-something staff is planning to join the Writers Guild of America. The post, entitled "Why...
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2015/04/16 17:24
2015/04/16 17:24
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Nutrition is just part of it. (Michael Williamson/The Washington Post) Last year, we described an alarming divergence in America's poverty landscape having to do with kids: While the child poverty...
2015/04/10 17:19
2015/04/10 17:19
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Robert Glover usually picks up trash at the National Zoo, for minimum wage. (Lydia DePillis/The Washington Post) The more crowded it is at the National Zoo, the more cheated Robert Glover feels. And...
2015/04/03 02:19
2015/04/03 02:19
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Starting to get trimmed. (Photo by flickr user pmarkham under a Creative Commons Attribution License) Roland Smith has been the CEO of Office Depot for approximately 16 months. During that time, the...
2015/04/01 21:23
2015/04/01 21:23
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A company in need of new direciton. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo) McDonald's will raise its minimum wage to an average of $9.90 by July 1, up from $9.01, in advance of a planned wave of strikes on...
2015/03/31 21:20
2015/03/31 21:20
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Gap Inc. might not have raised wages before raising wages was cool, but it certainly beat a lot of other companies to the party. Fully a year before Wal-Mart, Target, and T.J. Maxx announced last...
2015/03/30 17:20
2015/03/30 17:20
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At first blush, it wouldn't appear that older workers have it all that bad in today's economy. They got their start long before the economy's Troubles really began seven years ago (or even 17 years...
2015/03/28 00:19
2015/03/28 00:19
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U.S. President Barack Obama pauses during remarks at the SelectUSA Investment Summit in National Harbor, Maryland, March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Earlier this week, the U.S. Commerce...
2015/03/27 07:19
2015/03/27 07:19
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Philippe Boucher is a French translator at a company that contracts services to Microsoft. He is part of a movement of temporary workers who are trying to gain better workplace benefits and working...
2015/03/26 21:23
2015/03/26 21:23
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Just a few weeks ago, the Healthy Families Act — which would allow employees to earn up to seven days of paid sick leave — seemed like just another White House proposal doomed to die in the newly...
2015/04/24 19:19
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