A strike looms at the San Francisco Symphony, with its musicians authorizing the job action if an agreement cannot be reached on salary and benefit issues.Click to Continue »
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Ryan Teague BeckwithDigital First Media Minimum wage: What Obama's proposal would meanIn Tuesday's State of the Union, President Barack Obama called for raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour, an idea that has seen little discussion in recent months. Here's what you need to know about the proposal:The minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour.Congress last raised the minimum...
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Workers at a Detroit McDonald's walked off the job early Friday morning, part of a wave of fast food industry strikes that have recently swept across ... Read more: Detroit Walkouts Fast Food, Fast Food Detroit Walkouts, Detroit Fast Food Walkouts, Detroit Restaurants, Walkouts Detroit Fast Food, Walkouts Fast Food Detroit, Fast Food Detroit Strike, Fast Food Strike Detroit,...
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April 1 disaster aid deadline looms, as U.S. Small Business Administration releases latest numbers on federal funds received in Central Jersey.
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President Barack Obama's proposal to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour does not sit well with Ernie Schmid Jr. Co-owner of the S&W Restaurant in Wilkes-Barre, Schmid said it would not affect his restaurant, where he pays his four workers above minimum wage, but he believes the proposal for higher wages would lead to more expensive goods.
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Stephen Warner works part-time at a McDonald's in New York City, earning the legal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. He hasn't seen a pay bump since he ... Read more: Fast Food, New York City Mcdonald's Strike, Low-Wage Workers, Fast Food Forward, New York City Fast Food Strike, Mcdonald's Strike, Fast Food Strike New York City, Fast Food Industry, Fast Food Strike, New York...
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Detroit — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder said time is running out to work with the federal government on an online health care marketplace, and people would likely regret lawmakers' failure to act.
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WASHINGTON – House Republicans Wednesday shot down President Obama’s 12-hour-old proposal to raise the minimum wage.
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SANTA FE — A proposal to increase New Mexico’s minimum wage by $1 an hour is moving ahead in the Legislature. A Senate-passed bill to raise the hourly wage rate... Read more »
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