Why so sad, George?
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Usually when jobs and wages are rising, it’s a good thing, but right now they may signal higher odds of a nasty recession – and Americans aren’t ready for it.
A long-brewing dispute?
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A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board has issued a complaint over instances of anti-union practices at Starbucks. And that was before the company’s boss threatened to withhold wages.
Used car and truck prices are up 31% over the previous year.
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Inflation is rising at the fastest pace since Ronald Reagan was president.
Retail employees such as cashiers are among the least-paid U.S. workers.
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Employment and wages soared in the latest labor report, but that’s small comfort for the many workers with a job that doesn’t pay a living wage.
A big driver of rising police pay across the United States is overtime for managing protests, political rallies and other public events.
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Despite growing public criticism over how much counties, cities and towns spend on policing, many are increasing officer pay.
It may seem like a lot, but it’s not the most important change in the bill.
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The federal minimum wage’s purchasing power has rarely been lower since it created in 1938 as part of the New Deal.
Students often cannot afford to take unpaid internships.
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With the COVID-19 pandemic making inequalities worse, has the time come to make sure all interns are paid?
Whole Foods says it will stop paying workers hazard pay on June 1.
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The risk to workers hasn’t changed, but employers no longer have the same labor market pressures to worry about.
When the shuttered economy reopens, how many black Americans will be left out in the cold?
Black Americans were left especially vulnerable to the economic impact of COVID-19 and history shows it will take them longer to rebound.
GetUp! national director Paul Oosting.
A social media post shared by GetUp! Australia suggested US real wages had dropped significantly following the enactment of Trump’s corporate tax cuts in January. We asked the experts to check it out.