Commentary | April 23, 2014

Huffington Post: New York State: The New Oklahoma?

When Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma signed a law this week banning cities in her state from enacting higher local(…)

Commentary | April 4, 2014

Courier Times: McThieves: Fast-Food Giants Pickpocket Workers

Via: McThieves

Last month, McDonald’s was hit with multiple class-action lawsuits alleging that the company routinely violated minimum wage, overtime and other(…)

Commentary | April 2, 2014

NJ: How Chris Christie Shortchanged NJ Truck Drivers

Via: NJ

Tying up George Washington Bridge traffic isn’t the only way the Christie administration toyed with New Jersey motorists last year.(…)

Commentary | March 30, 2014

Salon: Blueberry Lies – WSJ Spearheads Disingenuous Effort to Keep Exploiting Farm Workers

In August 2012, the U.S. Department of Labor invoked its “hot goods” authority and seized blueberry shipments from three Oregon(…)

Commentary | March 24, 2014

Hartford Courant: Domestic Workers Need Wage, Rules Rights

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s proposal to raise the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour is a hit with voters,(…)

Commentary | March 21, 2014

Huffington Post: Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Are Wrong

As the sparring continues over raising the minimum wage, two titans of business have weighed in: Bill Gates and Warren(…)

Commentary | March 7, 2014

Huffington Post: Raises on McDonald’s Menu

It took a mandatory Securities and Exchange Commission filing, but McDonald’s appears to have finally acknowledged the obvious in its(…)

Commentary | March 6, 2014

The Hill: Jobs, Transit and American Communities

Via: The Hill

President Obama recently gave hundreds of thousands of American workers who do federal taxpayer-funded work under private contractors a boost(…)

Commentary | February 27, 2014

Reuters: On Minimum Wage: Mind the Gap

Just 24 hours after Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) warned that raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour(…)

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