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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.