Minimum Wage

  The push for a higher minimum wage gained momentum on both sides of the country Wednesday, with New York embracing an eventual $15 an…

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On Wednesday, protesters nationwide demanded $15 an hour minimum wage in a movement labeled with the hashtags #BlackWorkMatters and #FightFor15. Recent reports state that the…

*Malia and Sasha Obama are not going to leave the White House without knowing what it’s like to live paycheck to paycheck – if their…

It’s looking like it might be a long summer and for Black youth, and Congress isn’t making it any
easier. That’s because House Republicans (y’know, always with Black boys as a priority) decided to vote down an increase to the minimum…

  President Barack Obama will sign an executive order on Wednesday setting a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour for workers under federal contracts, an…

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  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A fight for better pay. Fast food workers in Cleveland, and at least 100 other cities, are taking part in…

Ohio’s current minimum wage is $7.40 per hour for non-tipped employees and $3.70 for tipped employees, plus tips. On January 1, 2012, the increased minimum wage will apply to employers who gross more than $283,000 per year. Currently, Ohio’s minimum wage applies to employers who gross over $271,000 per year.Full Story Story & Pics By: […]

McDonalds employees in Canton, Ohio were given a recent paycheck that had a letter in it encouraging them to vote for Republican candidates or not receive raises or benefits. The Huffington Post reports: “As the election season is here we wanted you to know which candidates will help our business grow in the future,” reads […]