2014 Wall Street Bonus Pool Is Double the Full-Time Minimum Wage Earnings Combined

The Wall Street bonus pool may be double the full-time minimum wage earnings combined, but an individual bonus could be twelve times as much as a minimum-wage worker earns.

Target Raises Minimum Wage to $9 an Hour

It's been just one month since Walmart announced that it was raising its minimum wage to $9 an hour. Now, Target is following suit with a new announcement that its stores will also offer a minimum wage of $9 an hour, and the wage will go into effect next month.

Working in the Fast Food Industry for a Minimum of $20 an Hour

In Denmark, $20 an hour is the lowest rate the fast food industry can pay thanks to an agreement between Denmark's largest union and the Danish employers group Horesta which includes fast food outlets like Burger King, McDonald’s, Starbucks.

#FightFor15 Stands Up for a Living Wage

Yesterday was #FightFor15, a nation-wide strike/protest/assembly where a reported 60,000 people in 200 cities rallied in support of a single goal: a $15 minimum wage, across America, as soon as possible.

Walmart Raises Minimum Wage to $9

Walmart announced that it was raising its minimum wage to $9.00, for all entry-level workers in its U.S. stores. As Reuters notes, that means some employees will be receiving a 24 percent raise.

University President a One-Man Wealth Redistributor

wage in Kentucky, which is $7.25 an hour. Burse says he worked several minimum wage jobs growing up, but now he makes (made?) $350,000 a year, so it's a small thing he could afford to do. Apparently when he took it to the board they were "shocked" which is funny because in some respects isn't this the most reasonable thing in the world?

McDonald’s, Like Target and Walmart, Raises Its Minimum Wage

McDonald's is announcing plans to raise its minimum wage to "an average of $9.90 an hour."

Voters Decide They Want Higher Minimum Wages

This morning, after the election, much will be discussed about how Republicans have won enough seats to take over the senate.

Other Fast Food Restaurants Paying Beyond the Minimum Wage

The Times has a story up about other fast food restaurant chains that pay above the minimum wage including: