Higher Wages a Surprising Success for Seattle Restaurant
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Higher Wages a Surprising Success for Seattle Restaurant

GENE JOHNSON, Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you…

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Higher Minimum-Wage Proposals Gain Ground on Both Coasts
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Higher Minimum-Wage Proposals Gain Ground on Both Coasts

LISA LEFF, Associated Press DAVID KLEPPER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The push for…

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Boosting Overtime: Obama Calls for Broader Coverage
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Boosting Overtime: Obama Calls for Broader Coverage

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — They’re called managers, and they sometimes…

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In Next Strike Against Unions, GOP States Go After Wage Laws
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In Next Strike Against Unions, GOP States Go After Wage Laws

DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Expanding their battle with organized labor, Republican…

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Organized Labor Takes Gamble by Battling Obama’s Trade Bill
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Organized Labor Takes Gamble by Battling Obama’s Trade Bill

CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Organized labor’s fierce opposition to President Barack Obama’s…

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Barack Obama Poised to Hike Wages for Millions
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Barack Obama Poised to Hike Wages for Millions

  (Politico) – The Obama administration is on the verge of possibly doubling the salary…

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Los Angeles Becomes Latest US City to Favor $15 Minimum Wage
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Los Angeles Becomes Latest US City to Favor $15 Minimum Wage

ROBERT JABLON, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles is the latest and biggest…

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Black Unemployment Dips Below 10 Percent
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Black Unemployment Dips Below 10 Percent

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – The Black unemployment rate fell…

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‘Right-to-Work’ Laws Depress Union and Non-Union Wages
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‘Right-to-Work’ Laws Depress Union and Non-Union Wages

  By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Despite what the defenders…

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In Test for Unions and Politicians, a Nationwide Protest on Pay
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In Test for Unions and Politicians, a Nationwide Protest on Pay

(New York Times) – The protest by tens of thousands of low-wage workers, students and…

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