A World of High Wages and Cheap Burrito Bowls Is Possible

A World of High Wages and Cheap Burrito Bowls Is Possible
Added 4 days ago
Summary: Why better pay for some doesn’t necessarily mean more expensive goods for others.
Sentiment: positive
23 minute read
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Over 10,000 women are suing Google over gender pay disparity

Over 10,000 women are suing Google over gender pay disparity
Added a month ago
Summary: Four female former Google employees have won class-action status for their gender pay disparity lawsuit against the tech giant..
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Former Google employees who sued tech giant over gender pay gap win class action status in case estimated at $600 million

Former Google employees who sued tech giant over gender pay gap win class action status in case estimated at $600 million
Added a month ago
Summary: A California state judge has ruled that several women, who are accusing Google of violating gender equity laws by underpaying female employees, can do so on behalf of 10,800 alleged victims of the practice.
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Google Women Suing Over Gender Bias Win Class-Action Status

Google Women Suing Over Gender Bias Win Class-Action Status
Added a month ago
Summary: Alphabet Inc.’s Google failed to persuade a judge to block class-action status for a gender-pay disparity lawsuit brought on behalf of almost 11,000 women.
Sentiment: positive
6 minute read
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How U.S. Epidemiologists Are Returning (Carefully!) to Everyday Life

How U.S. Epidemiologists Are Returning (Carefully!) to Everyday Life
Added a month ago
Summary: Vaccinations mean the pandemic is moving to a phase when behavior will depend on people’s individual tolerance for risk.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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Bank Shot: Financial Giants’ Return to Manhattan Gives Smaller Businesses Hope

Bank Shot: Financial Giants’ Return to Manhattan Gives Smaller Businesses Hope
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan have told their workers to plan to be back in the office — raising prospects that New York’s economic recovery may finally pick up speed.
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The True Story of the Minimum-Wage Fight (Ep. 460) - Freakonomics

The True Story of the Minimum-Wage Fight (Ep. 460) - Freakonomics
Added 2 months ago
Summary: Backers of a $15 federal wage say it’s a no-brainer if you want to fight poverty. Critics say it’s a blunt instrument that leads to job loss. Even the economists can’t agree! We talk to a bunch of them — and a U.S. Senator — to sort it out, and learn there’s a much bigger problem to worry about.
Sentiment: positive
33 minute read
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Senate Says No To $15 Minimum Wage For Now, But Democrats Vow To Push On

Senate Says No To $15 Minimum Wage For Now, But Democrats Vow To Push On
Added 5 months ago
Summary: Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 remains a priority of President Biden and Democrats after the Senate approved an amendment prohibiting a wage increase during the pandemic.
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10 GOP Senators plan to propose a new compromise COVID-19 bill which would shrink direct payments to Americans from $1,400 to $1,000

10 GOP Senators plan to propose a new compromise COVID-19 bill which would shrink direct payments to Americans from $1,400 to $1,000
Added 5 months ago
Summary: The proposed $600 billion stimulus package would be smaller than the $1.9 trillion plan envisioned by President Joe Biden and most Democratic leaders.
Sentiment: positive
85 minute read
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Bernie Sanders in new push for $15 minimum wage under Biden: 'For me, it's morally imperative'

Bernie Sanders in new push for $15 minimum wage under Biden: 'For me, it's morally imperative'
Added 5 months ago
Summary: Leftwing senator tells Guardian the chances of raising the federal minimum are better than ever with new president in White House
Sentiment: positive
12 minute read
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Is the US ready to unify around a $15 minimum wage?

Is the US ready to unify around a $15 minimum wage?
Added 5 months ago
Summary: The new US president is betting the country is ready to unify around a federal minimum wage of $15 an hour.
Sentiment: positive
7 minute read
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More than 170 business leaders sign letter urging Congress to accept Biden's win

More than 170 business leaders sign letter urging Congress to accept Biden's win
Added 6 months ago
Summary: More than 170 prominent business leaders signed a letter urging Congress to accept the Electoral College results that declared Joe Biden as the next President of the United States.
Sentiment: negative
2 minute read
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27 Places Raising the Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour

27 Places Raising the Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour
Added 6 months ago
Summary: The new year brings another round of increases, nearly a decade after workers started campaigning for higher pay.
Sentiment: positive
2 minute read
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Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows

Cryptocurrency Start-Up Underpaid Women and Black Employees, Data Shows
Added 6 months ago
Summary: An analysis of internal pay data at the San Francisco company Coinbase shows disparities that were much larger than those in the tech industry.
Sentiment: positive
3 minute read
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