SEATAC, WA It appears the ayes have it. After weeks of careful ballot counting, officials in Washington state on Tuesday certified the results in a potentially historic vote that will create far and away the highest minimum wage in America. Squeaking by with a mere 77-vote margin, the ballot measure […]Read more ›
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While fast food corporations reap vast fortunes, taxpayers finance $7 billion in public assistance for the workers. Twin studies released at noon Tuesday estimate that the majority of families of front-line fast food workers use public assistance, at a taxpayer cost of nearly $7 billion a year, while seven publicly-traded […]Read more ›
The Obama administration won’t give in to organized labor’s demand that it bend the health care reform law to protect some union member’s health insurance plans, the White House said Friday. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and other unions were informed of President Barack Obama’s decision that the unions aren’t getting […]Read more ›