McDonald’s says wages could rise Fast food workers in the US have held strikes demanding higher wages Fast food giant McDonald’s has said growing concerns over income inequality may force it to raise its wages. via BBC News – McDonald’s says wages could rise.
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By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent Editor’s note: On Feb. 27, the Indiana State Senate rejected a proposal to raise the minimum wage in the state to $10 an hour, mirroring the federal plan to do the same. See the story here. WASHINGTON (NNPA)—Increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 by 2016 would lift nearly one […]
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Several weeks ago, workers at fast food restaurants demonstrated outside their places of work, highlighting the low wages they receive and demanding more. They say twice as much, or $15 an hour, will provide them with a living wage. In Washington, D.C., the City Council has sent legislation to Mayor Vincent Gray requiring […]