A Manhattan worker gets the boot after foolishly posting his wages to Instagram and complaining about the city's cost of living.
Workers who have crossed that threshold give advice on Reddit about how to get there.
Turns out that 40% of fast-food employees are older than 25, while 25% have children.
The fast-food chain already pays Australians what striking US workers want. It just requires some business adjustments and buy-in from consumers.
As federal budget cuts take hold, the Air Force reduces its 7-person detail to as little as 2 personnel at some retired veterans' services.
A number of independent chains already exceed the minimum wage and Obamacare demands. Why do they flourish as their big corporate competition frets?
About 80% support a boost to the federal baseline rate, according to a poll. One reason may be that more Americans are working low-paying jobs.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The government's health care portal stumbled badly out of the gate 2 months ago, and it's still far from perfect.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.