Pittsburghers Join In “Fight For $15” Protests With Demonstration In OaklandThe Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.
Businessman Skeptical Of Councilman’s Unique Idea To Increase Minimum WageWest 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.
Nearly 40 Percent Of Wal-Mart's US Workers To Get Pay RaisesWal-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.
With Congress Stalling, Gap & IKEA Move Ahead To Raise Minimum WageWith President Obama's efforts to increase the minimum wage blocked by Republicans in Congress, some companies are acting on their own.
Sen. Toomey Wants More Options To Raise EmploymentOnce 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.
Auditor General Voices Support For Minimum Wage HikePennsylvania's Auditor General will be in town today to talk about a proposal that would raise the minimum wage.
Fast Food Workers Across Country Protest Federal Minimum WageService could be a little slower today at fast food restaurants as workers walk off the job to protest the federal minimum wage.
Opinion: Romney's Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make LessMitt 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.