Employment

Has Momentum Stalled For A Federal $15 Minimum Wage?

The federal minimum wage hasn’t been raised from its current level of $7.25 an hour since 2009, and despite strong public support for an increase to $15, experts say the chances of achieving that goal in the short term may be fading…

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Dems’ Bid To Ban Workplace Arbitration Faces Uphill Fight

 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have revived a proposal to ban mandatory arbitration clauses that prevent workers from bringing pay, bias and other employment claims in court. But experts say the bill’s sharp limits on such agreements might be hard for the business community and its allies to swallow…

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