Minimum Wage

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The final draft of the Democratic Party's 2016 platform, released Friday, calls for an end to the death penalty, a $15 minimum wage , the establishment of a postal banking system, broad marijuana law reform , and elimination of tax breaks for Big Oil—all victories for Bernie Sanders and his supporters—but fails to include key concessions on trade...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Invest in the nation's infrastructure, raise the minimum wage, expand the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Democrats are meeting in Washington, D.C. this week for a potential "tug of war...

Further

Big fast food just got even slimier: In the wake of findings that taxpayers subsidize not just McFood's woefully underpaid workers but their grotesquely overpaid CEOs - the head of McDonald’s makes almost 10 million bucks, 1,200 times a worker's wage, with only about $1 million taxable income - come leaked documents showing that the National Restaurant Association is monitoring activists' social media, warning about the growing traction of "rent-a-mob" protests and otherwise stepping up a well-...