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Businessman Skeptical Of Councilman’s Unique Idea To Increase Minimum Wage

West Coast cities like San Francisco and Seattle are raising their mandatory minimum wage to $15 an hour, but city Councilman Corey O’Connor says a similar move won’t fly in Pittsburgh.

03/02/2015

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Nearly 40 Percent Of Wal-Mart’s US Workers To Get Pay Raises

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is spending $1 billion to make changes to how it pays and trains U.S. hourly workers as the embattled retailer tries to reshape the image that its stores offer dead-end jobs.

02/19/2015

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With Congress Stalling, Gap & IKEA Move Ahead To Raise Minimum Wage

With President Obama’s efforts to increase the minimum wage blocked by Republicans in Congress, some companies are acting on their own.

06/26/2014

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Sen. Toomey Wants More Options To Raise Employment

Once a month PA State Senator Pat Toomey joins the Mike Pintek show to discuss the hot topics in our state. This interview brought up the subjects of Obamacare and raising the minimum wage.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/06/2014

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Auditor General Voices Support For Minimum Wage Hike

Pennsylvania’s Auditor General will be in town today to talk about a proposal that would raise the minimum wage.

12/18/2013

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Fast Food Workers Across Country Protest Federal Minimum Wage

Service could be a little slower today at fast food restaurants as workers walk off the job to protest the federal minimum wage.

12/05/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012

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