An influential big labor pressure group in Indiana is looking for someone that “strikes fear in the hearts of capitalists.”
A Democracy Alliance member helped craft Seattle’s $15 minimum wage with the hope of breaking the franchise model.
After spending $1 billion to raise employee’s wages, Walmart had to cut their hours in order to keep expenses down, Bloomberg reported.
A Maine proposal that would create a $12 hourly minimum wage could eliminate nearly 4,000 jobs, according to a forthcoming study.
After one company implemented a minimum wage of $70,000 a year, some employees quit because they thought the across-the-board raises were unfair, the New York Times reported.
Most people who run for president lay out a clear agenda that reflects their party’s values, and take firm positions on important policy issues. Hillary Clinton does not. She equivocates. In some cases, she refuses to take a position altogether, especially when her actual stance on a given issue is at odds with liberal voters. Here’s where Hillary stands on several key issues:
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton earned high praise from big labor after endorsing New York’s new $15 wage that threatens to close hundreds of small businesses.
Clinton endorsed on Friday the decision from Democratic Gov. Mario Cuomo’s three-member panel to hike starting wages at all fast food establishments from the statewide minimum of $8.25 per hour to $15 an hour, a 70 percent increase.
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has signed onto the Service Employees International Union-backed fast food worker movement, as she tacks further to the left in the Democratic primaries.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) promised minimum wage hikes for fast food restaurants could shut down one out of every five chain restaurants in the state, according to a new survey.