Good news for 1 million low-wage workers: In 2013, 10 states will see a bump in the minimum wage.
Dave Jamieson at the Huffington Post writes in "Minimum Wage Increase Hits 10 States, Boosting Pay For An Estimated One Million Workers":
Recently, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has pointed to Indiana’s economic success since passing “right to work” as a reason for Michigan to adopt similar legislation.1 Neither the governor nor Indiana officials, however, have been able to provide evidence that “right to work” (RTW) was the determinative factor in even a single company’s decision to locate in the state.
America’s 2nd Bill of Rights
We the People want to strengthen our nation, as a beacon of equality, economic opportunity and freedom for all. We hold these rights to be essential to our vision of America and believe that the principles contained therein should guide our government, business leaders, organizations and individuals in our common goal of a just and fair society.
Keep an eye out for petitions to recall Anchorage Ordinance 37!
It was passed on March 26th and is a clear attempt to silence and bind Anchorage's city workers.
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Department of Labor
One look at what's been going on in the U.S. Department of Labor will show you how the Obama administration is working hard to overturn years of Bush-era anti-labor culture
- The Nation: April 10, 2010 edition