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Lawsuit alleges Olive Garden parent’s tipping policy causes racial discrimination, sexual harassment in latest push against tipped minimum wage

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Signage outside an Olive Garden restaurant in Thornton, Colorado, on Friday, March 19, 2021. Chet Strange | Bloomberg | Getty Images Advocacy group One Fair Wage is suing Olive Garden parent Darden Restaurants, alleging the company’s tipping policy encourages sexual......

Fox News Mocked This CEO For Raising His Employees’ Minimum Wage And Cutting His Own, He Rubs His Success In Their Face 6 Years Later

If you want roaring success, you can’t afford to think and act like your peers. And entrepreneur Dan Price proved that. Having raised his employees’ minimum wage to 70k dollars 6 years ago after cutting his own CEO pay by a million dollars, Dan’s now reaping the rewards, both in......

Boss Punishes Employee For Taking Time Off After His Mother’s Death, So He Destroys The Entire Business

Sadly, there are plenty of jerk bosses whose toxic behavior makes the entire workplace a living hell. But some of these idiots are so exceptionally bad, their own employees start revolting against them. About two decades ago, Reddit user PissedBrewer got a job at a brewpub. Everything was going pretty......

OECD backs Biden’s plan to raise the minimum wage

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Workers repair glass on the East Front rotunda doors that was damaged during the January 6 attack on the US Capitol on February 08, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis | Getty Images LONDON — The U.S. should go ahead......

The wage gap that threatens Biden’s climate plan

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Biden himself gets that, said Jason Walsh, executive director of the BlueGreen Alliance, an organization of labor unions and environmental groups jointly working on environmental issues. He said Biden understands the value of the labor movement within the transition to......

Will Pandemic Pause Women’s Wage Progress in Ohio?

click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio — While the wage gap between men and women has narrowed over time, there are concerns the pandemic’s disproportionate economic toll on women will have ramifications for years to come. Yesterday was Equal Pay Day, marking when women’s earnings catch up to what men earned......

Senate Democratic moderates push for minimum wage compromise

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “I’ve long supported an increase in the minimum wage. I’ve generally been supportive of a $12 increase, but I was very concerned that in the midst of this pandemic this would have an impact, particularly on the restaurant business,” said......

Democrats want to eliminate tipped minimum wage in Wisconsin restaurants

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Paying for your meal would be different, and potentially more expensive, under a plan being pushed by Democrats at the Wisconsin Capitol. State Sen. Chris Larson, D-Milwaukee, and Rep. Francesca Hong, D-Madison, introduced legislation on Monday to end the......

Senate centrists weigh brokering deals on immigration, minimum wage

Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Romney was among the 10 Republicans who met with President Joe Biden about coronavirus legislation this winter. Ultimately Democrats shunned the GOP’s entreaties as lowball offers, deciding to pass a $1.9 trillion stimulus bill with a party-line vote via budget......

Investing in women: Goldman Sachs CEO on new plan to close wage gap

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here In their first television interview with “CBS This Morning,” Goldman Sachs Chairman and CEO David Solomon and Margaret Anadu, Global Head of Sustainability and Impact for Asset Management at Goldman Sachs, unveil a new $10 billion investment plan called......

28 Times People Tweeted Against Minimum Wage But Their Arguments Turned Shaky

For those living in a metropolitan city, $7.25 may feel like a small snack and a drink at best, but for many Americans, this is the reality of the federal minimum hourly wage. The amount has been exactly the same since 2009, so no wonder that boosting it to $15/h......

Pennsylvania budget secretary defends spending plan, minimum wage hike

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Pennsylvania Budget Secretary Jen Swails spent three hours defending Gov. Tom Wolf’s spending plan – a proposal many Republicans criticize as lofty and unrealistic – before the House Appropriations Committee this week. The meeting concluded three weeks of hearings......

Progressives grapple with path forward as hopes of passing minimum wage fade

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here After the Senate parliamentarian ruled that the provision could not be a part of the reconciliation process, a procedural shortcut that Democrats are using to pass Covid relief without needing any Republican support, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced an......

$15 minimum wage amendment fails, revealing rift in Democratic caucus

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Minimum-wage workers won’t see a raise as part of federal coronavirus relief efforts, as moderate Democrats joined all Republicans to shoot down Senator Bernie Sanders’ amendment to include increasing the minimum wage to $15 an hour in the Senate......

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