Minimum Wage

McDonald's workers in Denmark are paid $22 per hour so $15 is a 'compromise', AOC says

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday, August 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool Rep. Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that the US should raise the...
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Here's why Democrats want to bring back earmarks and Republicans want to ban them forever

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sen. Marco Rubio . Joe Raedle/Getty Images/Bloomberg via Getty Images Democrats want to bring back earmarks, but face strong opposition from Republicans. Republicans, who...
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Walmart says it will raise pay to at least $15 an hour for most East and West Coast staff who stock stores and fulfill online orders

20 hours ago   |   Business Insider

A Walmart personal shopper using a handheld device. Walmart Most Walmart digital and stocking workers on the coasts will be paid at least $15 an hour, it said. Labor is less...
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Elizabeth Warren's new wealth tax bill would have raised $114 billion from billionaires in 2020

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Sen. Elizabeth Warren has continually advocated for a wealth tax. Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images Several Democrats just proposed a wealth tax that would apply to 0.05% of...
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Fly Air France with Peace and Ease

1 day ago   |   Global Traveler Usa

With most travel on pause for the time being, it is hard to gauge when it will be back full force. A lot of travelers are eager to jump back in and start planning their next...
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10 Senate Democrats tell Biden to implement recurring stimulus checks after $1.9 trillion bill is passed

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Sen. Bernie Sanders at an event in Washington DC in 2019 calling for higher wages. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images 10 senators are calling for President Biden to back...
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10 Things in Politics: Kamala Harris under pressure

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Vice President Kamala Harris. Nicholas Kamm/AFP via Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter...
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Bernie Sanders promises Senate vote on $15 minimum wage as Democrats get ready to approve the stimulus package

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

US Senator Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Budget Committee, speaks during a committee hearing regarding wages at large corporations, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, on...
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Senate Democrats prepare to advance the $1.9 trillion stimulus plan without a $15-an-hour minimum wage

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Senate Democrats set the stage to advance the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill without a minimum wage increase. "I expect a hearty...
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Democratic senator's first bill provides 5 million essential workers with a pathway to citizenship

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A bill introduced on Friday by California Sen. Alex Padilla called for a pathway to citizenship for...
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Austrian Airlines says goodbye to the first Boeing 767

Austrian Airlines says goodbye to the first Boeing 767

The first Boeing 767-300ER with the registration OE-LAT left Vienna today for the USA. The aircraft will first fly under flight number OS 1411 to Bangor in the state of Maine... Read more ...

Surayyal Hizmi named 2021 PATA Face of the Future

Surayyal Hizmi named 2021 PATA Face of the Future

Surayyal Hizmi, Lecturer Advisor of the PATA Lombok Tourism Polytechnic Student Chapter, is today named as the 2021 PATA Face of the Future. This is the most prestigious honour... Read more ...

The US House passes H.R. 1, a major voting rights and campaign finance...

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., left, and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., call on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to bring the... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decries the student loan debt, low incomes, and...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday, August 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool What some once predicted would be a pandemic"baby boom... Read more ...

Gorillas at the San Diego Zoo are the first non-humans to be vaccinated...

With fewer than 5,000 gorillas left in the wild, researchers have expressed concern that, because apes live in close family groups, a coronavirus infection could spread quickly... Read more ...

Travel Snapshot: QAnon's March 4 Threat Has Washington, D.C. On High Alert

As law enforcement prepares for potential violence, this is what awaits visitors to the capital in this moment. Read more ...

Vacation Ideas That Can Reduce Your Doomscrolling Habit

Hotel discounts, underground escapes and low light sanctuaries can encourage you to put down the phone and start living again. Read more ...

The ultimate guide to a Colorado vacation on a budget

The ultimate guide to a Colorado vacation on a budget

When planning a vacation to Colorado , it can be hard to know where to start. The western US state has a diverse variety of things to do, with deserts, canyons, and snowy... Read more ...

HOW A KNUCKLE SANDWICH YEARS AGO PLAYED A PART IN ME GETTING NEW TEETH

HOW A KNUCKLE SANDWICH YEARS AGO PLAYED A PART IN ME GETTING NEW TEETH

LAKE HURON'S MOONSCAPE COMPLETE WITH A CRATER How nice to not only see but to hear as well the dripping and melting of ice and snow today. Above freezing temps and sunshine... Read more ...

Here are some of Sen. Ron Johnson's thoughts on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19...

Sen. Ron Johnson C-SPAN GOP Sen. Ron Johnson took to the Senate floor to let Americans know that $1.9 trillion is, physically, a lot of money. "I think we've grown immune to... Read more ...