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Seattle Council PASSES $15 Minimum Wage!
By June 5, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Seattle Council PASSES $15 Minimum Wage!

In breaking news, the Seattle City Council unanimously passed an ordinance just this week which will gradually increases the minimum wage to $15. This ground-breaking move will make Seattle’s the highest minimum wage in the United States. An excited crowd of mostly labor activists filled the Council chambers during and after the vote. Mayor Ed […]

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McDonald’s Employees in Denmark Make $21 An Hour. Here’s How They Did It.
By May 19, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

McDonald’s Employees in Denmark Make $21 An Hour. Here’s How They Did It.

McDonald’s in Denmark has been making waves with American workers who are demanding for a Raise to the Wage. While American workers are struggling for a raise to $15 an hour, McDonald’s workers in Denmark have obtained an agreement between their union and the company which guarantees that workers older than 18 are paid at […]

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California Representative Calls for a $26 Minimum Wage
By May 11, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

California Representative Calls for a $26 Minimum Wage

A California Representative is calling for a $26 minimum wage. Barbara Lee (D-CA), explained that she supports raising the state minimum wage to $26 an hour. While this might sound extremely high, those living in the state of California know that it represents the bare minimum that most families in the state need to survive. […]

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Seattle Just Announced A $15 Minimum Wage, Highest In Nation
By May 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Seattle Just Announced A $15 Minimum Wage, Highest In Nation

Last December, Seattle City Councilwoman-elect Kshama Sawant made her intentions loud and clear at a news conference: “2014 will be the year of $15-an-hour minimum wage in Seattle.” Her statements were bold, and across the country, few thought the first popularly elected socialist candidate in the council in more than 100 year, stood little chance […]

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The Top Countries To Be A Women (it’s not the U.S.)
By March 16, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

The Top Countries To Be A Women (it’s not the U.S.)

A new report out, ranking the top 25 nations in terms of women’s rights and equality, reveals some startling findings. While women are roughly 50% of the global population, they they are far from representing 50% of opportunities in society.  From jobs, to education, the new study outlines which countries are leading the charge on closing the gender […]