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Frequently Asked Questions

This is directly quoted from the U.S. Government Dept. of Labor

Check out this quick and easy way to find answers to frequently asked questions about young workers. 609 more words

How's that $15 per hour minimum wage working out?

Seattle raised the minimum wage to $15 an hour in 2014.  Some economists (myself included) predicted higher unemployment rates and closing businesses at that time.  Such economists were treated with derision.  323 more words

Government Shenanigans

A Rickety Rackety Recovery...

What the establishment have ostensibly been saying over the past few days is this:  “It’s okay to raise the price of everything – we need to generate extra taxes, and extra profits create jobs – but we dare not increase the minimum wage!   63 more words


‘Wage Recovery Package’ needed to end low pay crisis

Figures show widening gap between low-paid and higher earners

Unite calls for ‘Wage Recovery Package’ including Minimum Wage increase, enhanced JLCs and new labour rights legislation… 225 more words

Press Releases

Critical That Low Paid Workers Are Protected From Employer Reprisals - ICTU

Addressing the Joint Committee on Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation on legislation establishing the Low Pay Commission, the Irish Congress of Trade Unions’ Social Affairs Officer Esther Lynch stated that it was ‘critical that workers who gave evidence to the Low Pay Commission “are protected from possible employer reprisals. 68 more words