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Bus Tour To Support Minimum Wage Increase In NC

Liberal-leaning and faith-based organizers are trying to build public pressure in North Carolina to get Congress to raise the minimum wage by nearly 40 percent.

05/01/2014

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Charlotte Fast-Food Workers To Protest Wages

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Workers in some Charlotte fast-food restaurants are planning to walk off the job as part of what’s described as a 100-city strike for better pay. Action NC says workers are expected […]

12/05/2013

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US Labor Secretary To Discuss Minimum Wage In NC

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The acting secretary of labor is scheduled to visit Charlotte to discuss President Barack Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage. Acting Labor Secretary Seth Harris is slated to hold a […]

CBS Charlotte–04/03/2013

President Obama delivers remarks on the economy at Linamar Corporation on Feb. 13, 2013 in Arden, N.C. (credit: John W. Adkisson/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘There’s No Magic Bullet Here’ To Revive Economy

President Barack Obama pushed for a higher minimum wage at a re-opened manufacturing plant Wednesday because he says Americans who work full time should not be in poverty.

02/13/2013

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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.

09/03/2012

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