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Minimum Wage

(Philadelphia-based fast-food workers demand a $15/hour wage, during a rally outside a McDonald's at Broad and Arch Streets.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia Fast-Food Workers Join in One-Day Job Action

Here in Philadelphia, 19-year-old Justice Wallace led a chant outside a McDonald’s restaurant at Broad and Arch Streets, a block north of City Hall.

05/15/2014

(Taylor McLoon, a fast-food worker in New Zealand, in red shirt, tells a Philadelphia rally that the minimum wage in her home country is a respectable $14.25 per hour.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Phila. Workers Call For Higher Minimum Wage, Promise Ongoing Activism

Scores of fast-food and other low-wage workers rallied in center city Philadelphia to demand that Pennsylvania lawmakers raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. A strike is scheduled for May 15th.

05/08/2014

Stigall Show Log 5.7.14

Chris discusses the latest re-emergence of Monica Lewinsky, Michael Nutter raising the minimum wage in Philadelphia, and the aftermath of the Condoleezza Rice commencement scandal at Rutgers University. He talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine, Meteorologist Big Joe Bastardi, and State Representative Daryl Metcalfe.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/07/2014

(City councilman Wilson Goode Jr. watches as Mayor Nutter signs an executive order raising the minimum wage for certain city contract workers.   Photo by Mike Dunn)

Nutter Raises Minimum Wage For Most City Contract Workers

Nutter has long opposed raising the minimum wage required to be paid by firms with local government contracts, but he said he gradually changed his mind.

05/06/2014

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Toomey On Proposed Minimum Wage Hike: ‘A Half Million Americans Would Lose Their Jobs’

Chris Stigall talked to Senator Pat Toomey on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about Republicans blocking a bill that would raise the minimum wage nationally to $10.10/hour.

05/01/2014

Stigall Show Log 5.1.14

Chris discusses the Republican’s blockage of a Senate bill that would raise the minimum wage, Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe’s resolution to impeach Attorney General Kathleen Kane, and the latest on Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. He also talks to Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr., and Senator Pat Toomey.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/01/2014

(A rally in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art promotes raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Activists Rally on Parkway, Calling For $10.10 Minimum Wage in U.S.

The “Give America A Raise” bus was the centerpiece for a rally at Eakins Oval, in front of the art museum.

03/27/2014

Rick Bloomingdale at podium. (credit: Tony Romeo)

Activists Call For Minimum Wage Increase In Pennsylvania

A coalition of activists has announced a campaign to raise the minimum wage in Pennsylvania, but they face an uphill battle.

03/19/2014

(credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Activists In Philadelphia Join Nationwide Protest Of Low Minimum Wage

Activists in Philadelphia joined many across the country Saturday in protesting the low minimum wage.

03/08/2014

Stigall Show Log 2.19.14

Chris covers the arrest of former sportscaster Don Tollefson, President Obama’s touting of trade schools, and Pizza Hut’s offer to a West Chester University student. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/19/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union address before a joint session of Congress on January 28, 2014 at the US Capitol in Washington.  AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Economist Peter Morici Speaks On Pres. Obama’s State Of The Union Address

Morici, a Professor of International Business at the University of Maryland, said he expects the President will be able to pass a raise in the minimum wage because “there is a lot of sentiment in the country that $7.25 an hour is too low.”

01/29/2014

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NJ Business Lobby Warns Against Great Expectations Following Minimum Wage Increase

Voters in New Jersey last month approved a constitutional amendment that increases the state’s minimum wage by a dollar.

12/30/2013

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NJ Minimum Wage Increases In 2014, But Not Everyone’s Thrilled

With the New Year comes a new, higher minimum wage in New Jersey, and businesses forced to pay the higher salary are expressing concerns about what it might do to their bottom line.

12/29/2013

(credit: CBS 3)

Some Wonder What Effect NJ Minimum Wage Increase Will Have On Hiring

Collecting shopping carts at a large chain store, Andrew Higginbotham says it’s hard to live off his pay $8.65 per hour.

12/26/2013

A protest at the McDonald's at 40th and Walnut, urging the fast food chain to pay their workers more than the minimum wage. (Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Penn, Temple Students Preach ‘Respect’ For Fast Food Workers

A local group of Penn and Temple students held a “flash” performance inside a McDonald’s in University City last night, calling on higher wages for fast food workers.

12/06/2013

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