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Every state raising its minimum wage in 2021

To kick off 2021, 20 states raised their minimum wages. According to a report from the National Employment Law Project, a record-breaking number of jurisdictions are set to increase their minimum wages this year. President-elect Joe Biden’s newly announced stimulus package calls for raising the federal minimum wage to $US15 […]
Every state raising its minimum wage in 2021
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Fox News after a host slams her ‘living wage’ for staffers as ‘socialism and communism’

A Fox News host on Sunday accused Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of imitating “socialism and communism” by redistributing her office budget to raise the salaries of her lowest-level staffers. The New York Democrat announced last week that her staffers would make between $US52,000 and $US80,000. “It’s likely one of the highest […]
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Fox News after a host slams her ‘living wage’ for staffers as ‘socialism and communism’
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‘This is a disgrace’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams her future colleagues in Congress for employing unpaid interns and failing to pay staffers a ‘living wage’

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a newly elected US House representative, called out her future colleagues in Congress for paying their low-level staffers salaries below the “living wage” and for employing unpaid interns. “This week I went to dive spot in DC for some late night food. I chatted up the staff. SEVERAL […]
‘This is a disgrace’: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slams her future colleagues in Congress for employing unpaid interns and failing to pay staffers a ‘living wage’