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Top Democrats introduce a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025, raising pay for 32 million Americans

Top Democrats introduce a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2025, raising pay for 32 million Americans

28 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Democrats introduced the Raise the Wage Act of 2021 on Tuesday, which would gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour over the course of...
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Democrats Unveil $15 Minimum Wage Bill Ahead of Stimulus Action

32 minutes ago   |   Bloomberg   |   3 articles

House and Senate Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a bill to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, highlighting their intention to include the measure in the next round...
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Target Pulls Chaokoh Coconut Milk From Shelves Over Allegations Of Monkey Labor

Target Pulls Chaokoh Coconut Milk From Shelves Over Allegations Of Monkey Labor

1 hour ago   |   CBS

New York - Target is the latest major retailer to stop selling Chaokoh coconut milk following accusations that its manufacturer uses monkey labor. In a statement Monday, PETA...
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A former waitress outlines how she went from freelancing to running a marketing agency that makes over $2 million in annual revenue

A former waitress outlines how she went from freelancing to running a marketing agency that makes over $2 million in annual revenue

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Kris Sugatan launched digital marketing and ecommerce growth agency Sugatan Agency with only $300 in her pocket. She had no connections in the digital...
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WATCH LIVE: Pennsylvania labor official gives update on Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

WATCH LIVE: Pennsylvania labor official gives update on Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance

2 hours ago   |   WTAE

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry will hold a news briefing to discuss Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance on...
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'It's a blessing to be here': Soldier arrives home just in time for son's birth

'It's a blessing to be here': Soldier arrives home just in time for son's birth

3 hours ago   |   WISN

The hospital organized an honor walk in which labor and deliver staff members lined the hallway with signs and clapped as Pvt. Tyrell Hicks arrived.
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Pa. Dept. of Labor schedules news conference today about unemployment programs

Pa. Dept. of Labor schedules news conference today about unemployment programs

4 hours ago   |   WGAL

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World economy facing new ‘black swans,' head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund warns

World economy facing new ‘black swans,' head of Russia's sovereign wealth fund warns

6 hours ago   |   RT

The global economy could see new “black swan” events, such as the uptick in inflation and the possibility of another pandemic, according to Kirill Dmitriev, CEO of the Russian...
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What Happened to the Intern Revolution?

6 hours ago   |   The New Republic

“Do you think we'll ever use unpaid interns?” a friend once asked while we were being used as unpaid interns. It was 2011, in the thick of the long slog of the Great Recession...
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The Rising Union Movement at Amazon, Google and Twitter

7 hours ago   |   NY Times

The Trump era spurred them to collective action. But the work has just begun.
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Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your...

Apple issues new warning: Keep your iPhone at least 6 inches away from your pacemaker

Apple is warning customers that its smartphones could interfere with medical devices. Read more ...

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

Biden to sign executive orders related to 'equity'

President Biden is slated to sign a series of executive actions revolving around "equity" policy on Tuesday, focusing on policing reform, prison reform and public housing. Read more ...

School creates scholarship for teacher who died due to COVID-19

School creates scholarship for teacher who died due to COVID-19

The community was able to raise nearly $10,000 in honor of Jason Englert, who was a new teacher to the district. Read more ...

Ohio dog with spina bifida looking for forever home after getting stood up...

Ohio dog with spina bifida looking for forever home after getting stood up by potential adopter

A 9-month-old puppy with spina bifida is still searching for his forever home after he got stood up by a potential adopter last week. Read more ...

Disney to change Jungle Cruise ride after years of criticism for racist...

Disney to change Jungle Cruise ride after years of criticism for racist depictions

Disney will be making changes to the Jungle Cruise ride after years of complaints about racism. Read more ...

1 dead, several critically injured after tornado in Alabama

1 dead, several critically injured after tornado in Alabama

The damage is being evaluated to determine the strength of the tornado, the National Weather Service in Birmingham said. Read more ...

McConnell, Schumer inch closer to power-sharing deal after Dems back filibuster

McConnell, Schumer inch closer to power-sharing deal after Dems back filibuster

Talks between the top Senate Democrats and Republicans on a power-sharing agreement will move forward after a major sticking point in negotiations was resolved, Minority Leader... Read more ...

Twitter PERMANENTLY bans Trump-supporting MyPillow CEO for ‘repeated'...

Twitter PERMANENTLY bans Trump-supporting MyPillow CEO for ‘repeated' violations of election interference policy

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has been kicked off Twitter for multiple violations of the platform's civic integrity policy. The outspoken Trump supporter has been vocal about his... Read more ...

Biden to issue executive orders promoting racial equity

Biden to issue executive orders promoting racial equity

President Joe Biden on Tuesday is unveiling an additional slate of executive actions to promote racial equity, a move to fulfill a key campaign promise that he made during the... Read more ...

'I still have trouble with it': One year on, Lakers stars struggle to come...

'I still have trouble with it': One year on, Lakers stars struggle to come to terms with Kobe Bryant's death

One year on from the tragic helicopter crash that took Kobe Bryant, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others, those inside the Lakers organization still acutely feel the... Read more ...