All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘minimum wage raise’

Gap Hourly Wage Raise In Store For US Employees

Gap is a pretty hip and progressive retailer, and perhaps that is what makes it so popular with young people and new families. The company is known for doing good via charities and outreach programs, the most recent example being the P.A.C.E. program, which aims to bring education, training, and recognition to female garment workers. Gap has no problem with …

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$11.50 Minimum Wage: Some Officials Skeptical of the Decision

After nearly a year of protesting and organized demonstrations, fast-food and retail workers have finally received changes that definitely rule in their favor. The Washington City Council announced on Tuesday, Dec. 17,¬†that the decision to raise minimum wage to $11.50 was unanimously approved. According to the NY Times, the new hourly pay rate which was increased from an $8.25 minimum, …

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