All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘workers’

Facebook Pushes $15 Minimum Wage, Other Benefits for Cooks, Janitors, and Security Workers

Wage disparity is a problem everywhere but it might just be more visible in a place like Silicon Valley, where employees at tech companies often make six figures while those who support their very existence make much, much less. Facebook has just announced that it has implemented “a new set of standards on benefits for contractors and vendors who support …

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$10 Minimum Wage Proposed by Michigan Democrats

Michigan lawmakers are looking to raise their state’s minimum wage as debate heats up across the country over how the current rate and any changes to it would affect workers. The proposed bill looks to set the new minimum wage to $10 an hour, a change that would be gradually enacted over the next three years. The bill comes from …

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Foxconn: Workers Are Animals

Foxconn thinks their workers are animals. No, really. Want China Times is reporting that the chairman of Hon Hai, parent company of Foxconn, invited the director of the Taipei Zoo, Chin Shih-chien, to talk about the management of animals. Foxconn, if you remember, is the company that manufactures all those pretty iPads, Xbox 360s and Nintendo Wiis. “Hon Hai has …

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