Six years after the onset of the Great Recession, the U.S. economy needs nearly 8 million jobs to return to pre-recession health.
New Jersey is one of the 13 states that saw a bump in the minimum wage starting Jan. 1.The minimum wage became $8.25, up one dollar from $7.25.
The caregivers' return to work temporarily halts a standoff over the future of health service delivery for the region.
The vote comes on the heels of two Maryland suburbs minimum wage increase votes.
Thus far, Amazon's anti-union bias has thwarted any attempts by its U.S. warehouse workers to have a union.
"Because of this agreement, 25 workers will be back to work in time for the holidays."
Domino's Pizza has told its workers what they can expect when they exercise their right to demand a living wage. The pizza chain has locked them out in the cold.
Could it possibly be that the time has come to take a more objective and clear-eyed look at what is happening at our nation's largest employer?
Denver SuperShuttle is trying to force a 30 percent pay cut on its workforce.
"This is a national movement and workers are going to be demanding respect, better wages, and the ability to earn a living."