Minimum wage

Minimum wage

We Hear You: The Minimum Wage, Welfare, Medicaid … and Walling Off the Eiffel Tower

The Daily Signal by Ken McIntyre Dear Daily Signal: Jarrett Stepman writes in opposition to Seattle’s having raised the minimum wage: “Lincoln saw the ‘opportunity society’ and reaping the fruits of one’s labor as fundamental to the growth and underlying goodness of America. It was one of the many ...
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70 Tries After Seattle Raised Its Minimum Wage, I Still Can’t Find A Job

70 Tries After Seattle Raised Its Minimum Wage, I Still Can’t Find A Job
A lesson to those pushing for a $15 per hour minimum wage increase.  Be mindful of what you ask for. The Federalist by Mitch Hall Over the weekend, lawmakers and labor unions in California, the nation’s most populous state, reached a tentative agreement to gradually raise the minimum wage ...
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Aren’t Those Swedes Just Swell?

You will recall that upon ascending to the throne of the United States of America, King Barack Obama was bestowed with the coveted Nobel Peace Prize in Stockholm. Not because he had ever in his entire public or private life done anything to promote peace, or even to enter ...
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Shhh…Walmart paying over $17 an hour in this city

  The Black Sphere The Left don’t want you to know the truth about Walmart, and that is Walmart responds to the market. And in this town Walmart pays more the TWICE the minimum wage, with entry level workers earning over $17 an hour. I repeat: Walmart in Williston, ...
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Swiss voters reject referendum proposal for $25 per hour minimum wage

  Of the 55% of Swiss who voted in today’s elections, 76.3% rejected a referendum proposal as proposed by trade unions for a $25 per hour national minimum wage. Swiss Info.ch … The country’s biggest trade union umbrella group had pushed the initiative to a vote, arguing a nationwide ...
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Swiss to vote on raising minimum wage to $25 per hour

  The Christian Science Monitor … to guarantee a so-called “decent life” for low-wage workers, the Swiss are going to the polls Sunday to vote on a union-pushed referendum setting the minimum wage at 22 Swiss francs – or $25 per hour – which would be the highest minimum ...
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Obama demands increase in minimum wage; REFUSES to pay his own 45 hr/week interns

By Hayley Peterson PUBLISHED: 21:17 EST, 22 July 2013 | UPDATED: 21:48 EST, 22 July 2013 218 shares As President Obama campaigns to increase the minimum wage, his own interns aren't getting paid a cent to work a minimum of 45 hours a week.  White House interns are expected to show up to work 'at least' Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., according to the administration's website. Housing and commuting assistance [...]

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Aww, baby’s daddy wants help from the courts

Aww, baby’s daddy wants help from the courts
Man I got me 30 kids- you can’t expect me to support them all– All I got is a minimum wage job… They take away half my money for child support now I wasn’t in the courtroom, but that sounds like the line 33-year-old Desmond Hatchett must have tried using ...
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