TOM CORBETT, FAIL! - In their April 24, 2014 NEWS RELEASE the U.S. Dol once again lists Pennsylvania as a state with the largest increase in unemployment, see: www.dol.gov/ui. In the April 18, 2014 NEWS RELEASE from the Nat'l Conference of State Legislatures, PENNSYLVANIA, Virginia and Illinois are listed as the top states that have experienced the largest jobs losses, shedding 8,400, 5,100, and 3,200 jobs respectively. SHAMEFUL, PA GOP, Just Shameful! What do you guys do, anyway?
Dems Aren't Really Winning on the Minimum Wage
Trump Reveals His Not Very Republican Position on the Minimum Wage Donald Trump seemed to suggest Tuesday night in an interview with Fox News host Bill OReilly that he would support increasing the federal minimum wage to $10 per hour. After decrying how high American wages are while on the campaign trail Trump returned to a previously stated position in support of raising the minimum wage. His comments to OReilly came in response to accusations from Sen. Bernie Sanders at the Democratic…
GOP Candidate Downplays The Struggle Of Living On Minimum Wage
Last week, the Democrat controlled House in West Virginia passed legislation raising the state's minimum wage to $8.75 an hour, $1.50 higher than the federal minimum wage. The action is part of a nation-wide effort by Democrats to make a minimum wage increase central to their platform for the midterm elections. The increase didn't effect all workers, though. Democrats exempted many of their own staff from the wage hike. Businesses may have to pay the higher wages,
Sherry Stewart Deutschmann: Low minimum wage is bad for women, families and business
Ed Gillespie's wrong turn on the minimum wage http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/ed-gillespies-wrong-turn-the-minimum-wage
This Is What It's Like To Work Full Time And Still Be Poor
With Wins for de Blasio, Minimum Wage and Tea Party Losses, Voters Signal Rejection of Austerity
The National Industrial Recovery Act was the first piece of federal legislation to defend exploited miners. It introduced an 8-hour work day and minimum wage for these West Virginia men.
Minimum-Wage Workers Can't Pay the Rent
HATEFUL IGNORANT GOP... Congressman Displays Contempt and Ignorance While Blasting Food Stamp Recipients: Congressman Markwayne Mullin of Oklahoma (R) displayed a contemptuous attitude towards food stamp recipients and complete ignorance of how the program works when he blasted a couple who was “physically fit” as fraudulent criminals because they bought groceries with an EBT card in Crystal City, Virginia. His only evidence of fraud was that the couple looked “physically fit”.
Workers rally around wages, race and plans to protest presidential debates
The Largest Employer in Each of the 50 States | Virginia | Nearly 40,000 Virginia residents were employed by Wal-Mart at the end of last year, more than any other company in the state. State lawmakers turned down six proposals to raise Virginia’s minimum wage in the most recent legislative session. Wal-Mart, however, announced it would raise wages for 500,000 of its workers, a move that will likely impact a number of employees in Virginia.
Oct 29, 2015 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed his supporters and local students at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Sanders mainly focused on income inequality, universal healthcare and free education.