Latest Living wage Stories
John Hopton for redOrbit.com - @Johnfinitum So many Americans are on low wages that it is costing the taxpayer $153 billion every year just to bring them up to basic living standards, according to a new report. Despite being in employment, in many cases full time employment, workers suffer inadequate pay, a lack of health insurance and other benefits, and have received insufficient wage rises or even cuts. This means that they need to be supported through public funds just to make ends...
Reece Freeman, of ChooseWhat.com, introduces why a "Living Wage" makes more sense than "Minimum Wage" for small businesses after President Obama's call to raise the minimum
SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Dec.
By Art Marroquin A Los Angeles City Council committee on Wednesday called for a second look at health care benefits mandated by the city's living wage ordinance as part of an effort to expand coverage to airline service workers.
By Andrea Hopkins WASHINGTON (Reuters) - It's a long way to go for a silver lining, but poverty activists are hoping the deprivation exposed by Hurricane Katrina will prompt the U.S Congress to do what it hasn't done since 1997: Raise the minimum wage.
- An armed gangster.