Activists across the country will rally for a higher minimum wage today, calling economic justice part of the unfinished business of Martin Luther King’s legacy. One company is putting itself out in front of that movement.
With the arrival of the new year comes a bump in New Jersey’s minimum wage. But not a big one.
New Jersey’s state auditor is calling on the state to stop paying minimum wage for work done by sex offenders who are ordered to remain in custody at the Adult Diagnostic and Treatment Center after they have completed their prison terms.
Chris reviewed the latest case of Ebola in New York City, a traffic court judge in Philadelphia being charged with corruption, and the declining numbers of the World Series ratings. He talked to Chris Butler on Finance Friday at 7:00 and Ray Didinger at 8:00.
An employer can require an employee to pay for clothing that meets the dress code, but not a uniform. Here’s the difference.
The Republican governor repeated his argument that most parents don’t sit around the kitchen table saying their lives would be better if only their children could make a higher minimum wage.
Speaking in front of a Washington, D.C., audience on Tuesday, New Jersey’s Republican governor criticized President Barack Obama for his recent attention to the issue, which has become a major focus in many midterm election campaigns.
Federal authorities are going after a Philadelphia-based farm labor contractor who allegedly failed to pay its temporary help the minimum wage for work performed at a nursery in Burlington County, New Jersey.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The “Give America A Raise” bus was the centerpiece for a rally at Eakins Oval, in front of the art museum.