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Mon Jul 03 14:20:04 EDT 2017 | USA Today
A new report from Paysa suggests automation jobs will put 10,000 people to work, and big companies will spend $650 million on annual salaries to make it happen. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more. Buzz60 A 15-hour work week. That's what influential economist John Maynard Keynes prophesied in his famous 1930 essay "Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren," forecasting that in the next century technology would make us so productive we wouldn't know what to do with all our f..

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Three years ago, the city of Seattle voted to gradually raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour in the name of human decency and basic fairness. Several cities, including New York an..
Labor unions are strong supporters of the $15 minimum wage movement. There's an official and unofficial reason for it. The official reason is very simple: labor unions fight for th..
Minneapolis has just passed an ordinance making the minimum wage in that fine city $15 an hour at some point in the near future--the effects of this will be worse than the effects ..
A week after the release of a study revealing the high cost of Seattle's minimum wage, the Minneapolis City Council rammed through a $15 minimum wage over the strenuous objections ..
Three years ago, the city of Seattle voted to gradually raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour in the name of human decency and basic fairness. Several cities, including New York an..
The Minneapolis City Council passed a law Friday making it the first Midwestern city to adopt a $15 minimum wage, increasing the salaries of 71,000 workers by 2024.&..
WHEN you see blaring headlines announcing something way out of the bounds of the normal, your alarm bells should be ringing. In this era of fake news, social-media bubbles and data..
Despite new facts from a recent study from the University of Washington (UW) proving Seattle’s minimum wage hike had a negative impact on low-wage workers, another city is marching..
In Seattle, many businesses must pay a minimum wage of at least $13 an hour. Now, a new study released says that law has left low-wage workers with less money in their pockets beca..
A minimum wage hike back in 2016 in Seattle resulted in lower, not higher, pay for low-wage earners, revealing the ugly truth of the $15 minimum wage movement -- a “living wage” is..
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL - SEPTEMBER 10: Protesters in support of a $15 an hour minimum wage stand together on September 10, 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Seattle, San Francisco and..
Minneapolis City Council members approved a $15 minimum wage on Friday, a change officials estimate will impact 71,000 low-wage workers. The wage will increase annually for five ye..
MINNEAPOLIS - With a near unanimous vote, the Minneapolis City Council has adopted a $15 per hour minimum wage.  The vote of 11-1 means all employers in the city will need to ..
For years, the union-backed slogan "Fight for $15" has been a popular liberal rallying cry. The idea of raising the minimum wage speaks directly to people’s concerns about inc..
In 1982 Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak put on the US Festival, drawing huge bands and massive crowds. But its biggest claim to fame is how much money it lost. Woodstock set the bar ..
Rather than deal with the dire issues facing the state, Illinois lawmakers seem to be looking to add to its woes by passing $15 minimum wage legislation, now sitting on Gov. Bruce ..
Mark Zuckerberg has been traveling around the country meeting people while denying he has any intentions of running for office. And yet, here he is making what amounts to policy re..
Alexa is gaining skills rapidly, which is no doubt part of Amazon's plan to maintain its dominance in the voice-powered device landscape -- it's on track to control 70 percent of t..
Investing your money based on Bill Gates quotes might not be the worst idea out there. Turns out, the billionaire businessman has a gift for predicting the future of technology — w..
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 29: Striking McDonald's restaurant employees lock arms in an intersection before being arrested, after walking off the job to demand to demand a $15 per ..
Minneapolis just passed a nearly unanimous bill bumping the minimum wage up to $15. It will be phased in over the next seven years, and a little faster for larger businesses. A cro..
That’s not merely because the study released Monday found a steep reduction in jobs and income among the city’s lowest-paid workers following the minimum wage raise to $13 an hour ..
When a University of Washington study came out this week showing Seattle’s minimum wage has cost 5,000 jobs and is hurting low income workers, city leaders attacked the messenger –..
More than half a million Angelenos stand to get a raise this weekend, making the city the latest testing ground in the drive to boost incomes of bottom-rung workers. Some businesse..
Updated 38 minutes ago MINNEAPOLIS — The Minneapolis City Council voted overwhelmingly on Friday to raise the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour over the next few years, joining ot..
New research examines the decision-making abilities of adults with autism spectrum disorder, suggesting that they may be better at making rational decisions than adults without the..
SEATTLE, WA - JUNE 3: Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (C) celebrates with supporters and hands out ceremonial pens after signing a bill that raises the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour o..
When Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant and workers in the Fight for $15 were negotiating an increase in Seattle’s minimum wage back in 2014, opponents of their effort warne..
To the editor: To anyone with any understanding of economics, it is obvious that randomly raising the minimum wage helps no one. (“Minimum wage fight may heat up after new study fi..
The final word on Seattle’s step up to a $15-per-hour minimum wage isn’t in, but two reports offer the first sizable assessments of the law. One, from the University of California,..
Since Donald Trump's election last November, the U.S. has undergone a wave of protests the likes of which haven't been seen since the civil rights movement. On the Laura Fland..
The Minneapolis City Council approved Friday a plan to implement a $15 minimum wage, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) was so excited ove..
After Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty called an emergency City Council session Friday morning to discuss opting out of a Cook County minimum wage increase, crowds of protesters and la..
After Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty called an emergency City Council session Friday morning to discuss opting out of a Cook County minimum wage increase, crowds of protesters and la..
Arizona's Proposition 206, which passed in November, will increase the state minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020 and require most employers to provide paid sick time.  The Pap..