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By Guest Author On Monday, June 26th, 2017
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5 Common Problems The Manufacturing Industries Are Facing: And Ways Recent Advancements May Help Mitigate Them

The manufacturing industries, ranging from the providers of top class tech tools and gadgets, to the providers of our daily household items, are key facilitators of the numerous advancements our digital age is currently More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, May 14th, 2017
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Socialist ‘Employee ownership’ Work ACT pushed by Bernie Sanders, Patrick Leahy, Kirsten Gillibrand, Maggie Hassan

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), along with Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), introduced two pieces of legislation Thursday to help workers around the country form More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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How the Cost of Living in LA Links to Average Salaries

Los Angeles has a magnetic pull for those who dream of making it big in the entertainment world or those who simply long to live in a thriving, busy metropolitan area with near-perfect weather. What keeps LA’s More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, April 28th, 2017
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Bernie Sanders announces the ‘Raise the Wage Act’ to raise federal minimum wage to $15 an hour

On Wednesday, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Patty Murray (D-Wash.), and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour to a crowd of hundreds of low-wage More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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States Urge Congress to Put Needs of Consumers Before Prepaid Card Industry

Consumerist reports that 18 states, including  Maryland, have urged lawmakers to put the interests of consumers before the prepaid card industry. A letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, from attorney generals More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Michael Moore says Trump voters are ‘legal terrorists’ ignoring hypocritical support of Bernie Sanders

While promoting his latest film, Michael Moore in Trumpland, the provocative filmmaker took aim at the GOP and Donald Trump in particular, even calling them “legal terrorists.” Moore was quick to backpedal More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Clinton-Trump debates begins with jobs: Raise the minimum wage vs cut corporate taxes, all mixed with personal attacks

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump went head-to-head for the first time Monday night in a debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y. The debate was moderated by Lester Holt of NBC News. The first question centered More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Taylor Swift, Kanye West ‘star’ in new billboards attacking $15 minimum wage

The Employment Policies Institute (EPI) put up a new billboard on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles that uses images of Taylor Swift and Kanye West. The billboard highlights how high state and city minimum wages in More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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Donald Trump changes again on raising minimum wage, supports $10 per hour VIDEO

Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would support raising the federal minimum wage to $10 an hour, a departure from his previous assertions that wages are “too high” or what he’d change it to, check More...

By Butter Bracco On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton counters Fact Check, Buzzfeed, Sean Hannity attacks on ‘equal pay for women’

Republicans have frequently attempted to twist the facts in an effort to distract from their opposition to guaranteeing equal pay for women.  The truth is, Hillary Clinton paid the men and women who worked for More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton

In Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders came together to discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Hillary Clinton accepts Bernie Sanders endorsement

In Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders came together to discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Hillary for America tells Ohio voters that Trump is bad for economy

In a major speech in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton explained how Donald Trump would endanger the American and global economies as president, saying, “Just as he shouldn’t have his finger More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, June 10th, 2016
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Oregon minimum wage debate returns as 15 Now protest causes unrest and projected job loss

While the minimum wage for Oregon residents will rise to $12.50 in rural Oregon, $13.50 in mid-size regions and $14.75 in greater Portland, all by the year 2022. That said, Democrats in the Oregon House, Senate More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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Chris Matthews joins DNC outrage over Bernie Sanders ad attacking establishment, ‘speaking fees’

Chris Matthews ended a recent show by calling out the Bernie Sanders campaign for a “misleading” campaign ad railing against the influence of big money in politics, obviously taking issue with Hillary More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, April 4th, 2016
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JFK workers strike to get $15 minimum wage, OSHA violations fixed

Hundreds of cabin cleaners, terminal cleaners and wheelchair attendants employed by JetBlue’s subcontractors Roma, Ultimate and Pax at JFK Airport walked off the job in protest of illegal intimidation and alleged More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Airport workers evoke MLK, rally and march for higher wages

Airport workers rallied with their supporters and then marched to LaGuardia Airport where they will hold a civil disobedience. Airport workers around the country will hold similar actions at 10 major airports More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, January 13th, 2016
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President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union address

President Obama’s State of the Union address on January 12, 2016. Video clip of the speech is at the bottom. OBAMA: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, my fellow Americans: tonight marks More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 30th, 2015
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Why are there different rates for Workers’ Compensation Insurance from state to state?

Citizens of the United States enjoy a very high quality of life. According to a 2015 mid-year poll of Business Insider, Americans enjoyed the 6th highest quality of life of any country in the world. Workers’ More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
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California minimum wage hike won’t help many students, exclude 20 hour week and lower employees

The University of California has been praised for leading the way with a plan to raise the minimum wage of their staff to $15 per hour over the next couple of years. Sadly, most students won’t benefit from More...


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