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In the recent history of economic justice, one of the most prominent success stories is the $15 minimum wage in Sea-Tac, Washington. The small town where the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is located, it is made up of a combination of older white working class neighborhoods and newer immigrants, especially from east Africa, who mostly work […]
Above: Elsie Parrish On March 29, 1937, the Supreme Court decided the case of West Coast Hotel Company v. Parrish. This 5-4 decision upheld Washington’s minimum wage law for women as constitutional, arguing that it was not a violation of free contract doctrine because the state had an interest in protecting women’s health and ensuring […]
The Missouri GOP: Rhetoric 1/3 Great job in Springfield, @POTUS! You are right—it’s time to give the American worker a pay raise! — Missouri GOP (@MissouriGOP) August 30, 2017 The Missouri GOP: Reality Bettie Douglas has worked at a McDonald’s in St. Louis for 10 years. For the last three months, she’s made $10 per […]

The Minimum Wage

On July 26, 2017

This is a good overview of where we are at now with the minimum wage. Like everything else, it is a tale of two parties with no room for compromise. At the national level, the Democratic Party has als

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