Beyond the Rhetoric: Are We the Worst Generation?
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Are We the Worst Generation?

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Our stock market has been correcting itself for…

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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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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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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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U.S. Fast-Food Workers Mark Tax Day Demanding Higher Wages
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U.S. Fast-Food Workers Mark Tax Day Demanding Higher Wages

  (Reuters) – Fast-food workers rallied in New York on Wednesday to demand higher pay,…

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Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to 313,000
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Applications for US Jobless Aid Rise to 313,000

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER, AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans sought unemployment aid last…

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Half-Million of Wal-Mart’s US Workers to Get Pay Raises
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Half-Million of Wal-Mart’s US Workers to Get Pay Raises

ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is hoping its…

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AP-GfK Poll: Most Americans Favor a Higher Minimum Wage
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AP-GfK Poll: Most Americans Favor a Higher Minimum Wage

EMILY SWANSON, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans support increasing the minimum wage, as…

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