Compromise or 'coercion'?

...legislative action was taken at that time."Chenault said he's not willing to dip into the CBR by an extra $30 million to fund the wage increases while also holding the executive branch harmless."We could increase the budget another $30 million, we could...
Veterans for Peace oppose Gulf of Alaska military exercises

...have to look far for a frightening example; right off our coasts in the Northern Gulf of Alaska, the U.S. Navy plans to wage war (they call it "training") over an area about size of the state of Iowa. The assault is scheduled to begin June 15 and...
Los Angeles council votes for $15 minimum wage

...closely watched step as Americans' wages have stagnated.The council voted...statement, adding that "the minimum wage should not be a poverty wage in Los Angeles."The vote sends...the city attorney to prepare a wage ordinance. That ordinance will...
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Does minority want shutdown?

...legislators are refusing to tap the CBR. Why the stubbornness? Because they want to give state employee union members lucrative wage increases and sign Alaska up for Obamacare's unaffordable Medicaid expansion. Their actions are irresponsible and short-sighted...
Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote will do much more to help the many Poles who have not benefited from the country's economic growth, those who face low wages and job insecurity despite a quarter-century of growth. In his campaign speeches, Duda often spoke of the more than 2 million...
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Obama's trade bill narrowly clears key hurdle

...allies in Congress argue the deals cost jobs at home and send them to nations with lax environmental and safety standards and low wages.The trade measure is one of three major bills pending in the Senate as lawmakers look toward a weeklong Memorial Day recess...
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Senate puts trade bill back on track

...decent-paying jobs and have led us to a race to the bottom, where American workers are forced to compete against workers in low-wage countries who are making pennies an hour."The 65-33 vote to begin formal debate on the bill was five more than the 60 needed...
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Alaska minimum wage rises to $8.75

...hour, Alaska's first minimum wage hike in more than five years, will rank the state's minimum wage ninth, along with New York...approved increases in their minimum wages last year, and legislatures...states increasing their minimum wage and he would still like to see...
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Minimum wage measure could boost bus driver pay

...measure increases the state minimum wage by $1 on Feb. 24 and by another...for each increase to the minimum wage, climbing to $19.50 per hour...The statute requiring bus driver wages at double the minimum wage was part of the 1989 Alaska School...
Alaska minimum wage goes up on Tuesday

JUNEAU - Alaska's minimum wage will rise to $8.75 an hour Tuesday...overwhelmingly approved raising the minimum wage from $7.75 per hour to $8.75 take effect Jan. 1. The minimum wage is to be adjusted for inflation annually...


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