minimum wage

Minimum Wage Bill Makes It Out Of Committee
A bill that would raise our stat'es minimum wage to $8 an hour beginning next year and then skyrocket all the way up to $8.50 in 2018 made it out of the Senate Labor Committee, barely. By a vote of 4-3 those seven people decided to let their peers actually discuss and vote on whether or not their f…
[OP-ED] My Lack of Sympathy for Striking Fast Food Workers
Now don't get me wrong, I understand that some people are having to work 2 and 3 jobs to make it these days. However, if you are using a single part-time job as your sole form of income for a family of 3 and want people to have some sympathy for you, don't do the following: