Wage subsidies

14 tech organizers and labor experts share their ideas for re-empowering American workers

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Over the past half century, workers' wages have stagnated, their rights have been eroded, and whistleblowers have faced frequent retaliation for calling attention to the...
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Not only were low-wage jobs hurt most by the pandemic, they're least likely to come back

Not only were low-wage jobs hurt most by the pandemic, they're least likely to come back

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Low-wage workers may continue to face steep unemployment after the pandemic ends, according to a new report from the MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future . The study...
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Ritchie Torres Scores Victory for Progressives in New York Primary

3 hours ago   |   Bloomberg

New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres has been declared the winner of the Democratic primary in the Bronx-based 15th District after absentee ballot were counted, scoring...
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Political parties comparing election year highs to pandemic lows to justify wage subsidy

7 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Some of the political parties claiming the federal government's wage subsidy are comparing their lows of 2020 to election-year highs of 2019 in order to justify...
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The Latest: New Zealand unemployment rate shows improvement

11 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WELLINGTON, New Zealand - New Zealand's unemployment rate showed a surprising improvement to 4% during the midst of the nation's virus lockdown, although the headline number...
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Mitch McConnell just opened the door for an extension of the $600 unemployment boost - if Trump supports it

Mitch McConnell just opened the door for an extension of the $600 unemployment boost - if Trump supports it

22 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he could support an extension of the $600 unemployment benefit - if Trump supports it. At a weekly GOP press conference...
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Philippine capital returning to lockdown as virus surges

Philippine capital returning to lockdown as virus surges

1 day ago   |   New York Post

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine president has agreed to place the capital and outlying provinces back under a lockdown after medical groups warned that the country was...
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Belarus leader pledges allegiance to Russia ahead of vote

1 day ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

MINSK, Belarus - Belarus's authoritarian leader vowed Tuesday to maintain a close alliance with Russia as he seeks a sixth term in office amid a surge of opposition...
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Stanford student raises awareness for farmworker wages after getting $7 for picking 2 gallons of blueberries

2 days ago   |   ABC

"How much do you pay for your blueberries?" A Stanford student took a part-time, summer job on a blueberry farm, and her tweet is going viral after she exposed how much the...
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TikTok salaries revealed: How much the tech company pays for key US roles in engineering, product, and more

TikTok salaries revealed: How much the tech company pays for key US roles in engineering, product, and more

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

TikTok and its China-based parent company ByteDance have been on a hiring spree in the US this year, even as the company has faced threats of a ban or forced sale by the Trump...
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