minimum wage

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CEO: ‘Mentally Retarded’ Could Work For $2 Wages, ‘You’re Worth What You’re Worth’

Speaking with a “Daily Show” correspondent about President Obama’s plans to increase minimum wage, Euro Pacific Capital CEO Peter Schiff ridiculed the idea, suggesting that the “mentally retarded” could work for $2 an hour, because “you’re worth what you’re worth.”


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State Minimum Wage Rises On New Year’s Day

Minimum wage workers in Connecticut are about to get a raise.


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Massachusetts Minimum Wage Hearing Draws Crowd

Advocates for a higher Massachusetts minimum wage packed a Statehouse hearing considering whether to raise the minimum hourly wage to $11 by July 2015.


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Malloy, Clergy Appearing Together In Support Of Minimum Wage Hike

The Connecticut Council of Clergy is urging state lawmakers to increase Connecticut’s minimum wage.


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Malloy on Job Creation, Minimum Wage

Governor Dannel Malloy talked job creation and wages Thursday in an appearance with Ray Dunaway on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.



Malloy Supports Higher Federal Minimum Wage, Noncommittal On State’s Minimum

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said he supports President Barack Obama’s push to increase the federal minimum wage but remained noncommittal Wednesday about whether Connecticut should raise it on its own.


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Mimimum Wage Increase Clears First Hurdle

A proposal to increase Connecticut’s current $8.25 an hour minimum wage has cleared a key step in the legislative process.


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Minimum Wage Back On Legislative Agenda

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s largest business group and labor advocates are preparing for another round in the legislature over raising Connecticut’s minimum wage. Connecticut Working Families is backing legislation that would increase the minimum […]


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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.


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Rhode Island Legislature Approves Minimum Wage Hike

The Rhode Island House of Representatives voted 60-to-8 Monday to raise the state’s minimum wage from $7.40 to $7.75 an hour. The Senate approved the measure last week.





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