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California, New York Governors Sign $15 Minimum Wage Bills

California, New York Governors Sign $15 Minimum Wage Bills

In an historic move to address the growing problem of income inequality, the governors of the two most influential states in America signed..

April 5, 2016 with 0 Comments
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Signs $15 Minimum Wage Law

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti Signs $15 Minimum Wage Law

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed a law on Saturday raising the city’s minimum wage from $9 per hour to $15 by 2020, a historic..

June 15, 2015 with 0 Comments
GOP Rep. Tom McClintock: Keep Minimum Wage at Poverty Level for ‘Minorities,’ ‘Unskilled’ Workers

GOP Rep. Tom McClintock: Keep Minimum Wage at Poverty Level for ‘Minorities,’ ‘Unskilled’ Workers

A Republican US congressman is raising eyebrows and ire after saying the minimum wage should be kept low for “minorities” and..

January 22, 2015 with 0 Comments
McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson: ‘We Will Support’ Minimum Wage Increase

McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson: ‘We Will Support’ Minimum Wage Increase

The CEO of one of the world’s largest fast-food corporations, known for paying its workers what critics claim are poverty wages, has..

June 4, 2014 with 0 Comments
Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle City Council Unanimously Approves $15 Minimum Wage

The Seattle City Council unanimously voted to approve a $15 hourly minimum wage, the highest in the nation and nearly equal to the highest..

June 3, 2014 with 1 Comment
San Francisco Has Nation’s Highest Minimum Wage, Fastest Small Business Growth

San Francisco Has Nation’s Highest Minimum Wage, Fastest Small Business Growth

The US city and state with the highest minimum wages are also the two places enjoying the fastest small business growth in the nation,..

May 16, 2014 with 0 Comments
On May Day, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Announces Plan for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

On May Day, Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Announces Plan for $15/Hour Minimum Wage

Seattle’s progressive mayor used May 1, International Workers’ Day, as an opportunity to unveil a plan to raise the..

May 1, 2014 with 0 Comments
Switzerland To Vote on World’s Highest Minimum Wage

Switzerland To Vote on World’s Highest Minimum Wage

Swiss voters will head to the polls in May to decide whether to raise the wealthy alpine nation’s minimum wage to 22 Swiss francs..

March 5, 2014 with 0 Comments
Fast Food Workers Stage 1-Day Strike in New York City

Fast Food Workers Stage 1-Day Strike in New York City

Hundreds of mostly low-wage fast-food workers launched a one-day strike in New York City on Monday, demanding better pay, the right to..

July 30, 2013 with 0 Comments
McDonald’s Worker Tyree Johnson Earning Minimum Wage After 20 Years with Company

McDonald’s Worker Tyree Johnson Earning Minimum Wage After 20 Years with Company

A McDonald’s employee who has been working for the fast-food giant for 20 years still earns minimum wage, even as corporate profits..

December 13, 2012 with 0 Comments
Douche Du Jour
  • JFK Diary Calls Hitler ‘Stuff of Legends’ Who ‘Will Emerge From Hatred’
  • White House Welcomes Brigitte Gabriel, Leader of Anti-Muslim ‘Hate Group’ ACT for America
  • Republican Florida Court Official Calls for Lynching of Black Anti-Death Penalty State Attorney Aramis Ayala
  • South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard Signs Anti-LGBTQ Adoption, Foster Care Bill Into Law
  • Mississippi Republican Andy Gipson Kills Domestic Violence Divorce Bill
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