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    Minimum wage continues to increase, but does it increase enough? Minimum wage right now in Florida is set at $8.05 but who can really live off that. It is absurd that the minimum wage has not increase since the 1960’s in real buying power. The reason for this statement is that the minimum wage in the 1960’s allowed people to buy more items then they could buy with the minimum wage in 2013. In Order have the same buying power as in the 1960’s the minimum wage in 2013 would need to be at least $9.84

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    country, or type of job believe that increasing the minimum wage would solve individual financial problems. It is important to know that this subject is not a black-and-white problem and can not be answered by a simple yes or a no answer. This article will be focusing on the minimum wage in America. Furthermore, we are focusing on the State 's minimum wage rather the Federal minimum wage. It is important to understand that the state 's minimum wage is different than the Federal. In some states it may be

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    presidential election of 2016, low-wage workers began demanding for a raise in the minimum wage to fifteen dollars an hour. On April of 2016, governor Jerry Brown signed the minimum wage to be raised to $15–an-Hour in California by 2022. It is hoped that raising the minimum wage will reduce the economic disparity between the wealthy and the poor and to help people who earn minimum wage gain more purchasing power. However, the article California Moves Toward $15-an-Hour Minimum Wage by Alejandro Lazo and Eliot

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    Minimum Wage And The Wage

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    weeks at minimum wage can be insufficient to provide for life’s necessities. Many minimum wage workers must supplement their income with taxpayer-funded federal assistance programs in addition to working beyond the standard 40 hour work week. There is an economical and ethical imperative to increase the pay of low-income workers, and this can most effectively be done by raising the federally established minimum wage. The federal government assumed responsibility for ensuring wage fairness by implementing

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    factors that contribute to the difference between wages paid to women and wages paid to men, commonly called the gender wage gap. Many say that these differences in the choices and behavior of women and men in balancing their work, personal, and family lives. These factors include, the occupations and industries in which they work, and their human capital development, work experience, career interruptions, and motherhood. Other factors are sources of wage adjustments that compensate specific groups of

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    The minimum wage is one of the most controversial issues on our country, which is United States has been facing last ten years. There have been never ending debates over this issue until the government, company, and others party stand together, and raise the minimum wage throughout the nations. There are communities that believe raise the minimum wage has negative impact of every sector of the country. Other communities have different beliefs over the issue, raising the minimum wage helps the poor

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    The Wage Gap

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    1. The “wage gap” is the gap between the earnings of people at the top and the earnings of the typical worker in the middle. In 1978, the male worker earned $48,000 a year, but people in the top 1% earned $390,000. By 2010, the typical worker earned even less than he did, but the people at the top earned twice as much as before. 400 richest Americans worth more than about half of all people in the country. After 1970s, flattened wage happened. 2. Women went into paid job. Both women and man worked

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    The City of Los Angeles passed a living wage ordinance that resulted in headaches for many employers. It also provided the opportunity for a number of potential plaintiffs to consider taking their employers to court for failing to provide said living wage (including overtime pay) that is required according to the new living wage ordinance as well as California labor laws pertaining to overtime pay in the state. Earlier this month, a putative class action was filed by a baggage handler who for formerly

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    Millions of American employees are working countless hour every week to earn inadequate wage that result in many families living in poverty or to depend on paychecks to paychecks. Bernie Sander has the right approach when he quote “the current federal minimum wage is a starvation wage.” It’s time for a change the American population need better wages, increase the minimum wages will benefit every American including business and economy, the greater the paycheck the ability to buy goods and services

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    “Evanston representatives, University employees join hundreds marching for union rights, higher wage” by Kristina Karisch, published in The Daily Northwestern relates directly to our current studies, in what happened in the past and now. Even today, just like before workers in Unions protest for higher wages and the right to unionize. Today, just like in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s there exists a wage disparity that is ever increasing, America is richer than ever, yet only 1% are benefiting from

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