Con su anuncio del domingo, Klobuchar se convirtió en la quinta mujer en ingresar a la carrera por el Partido Demócrata.
With her Sunday announcement, Klobuchar became the fifth woman to enter the race on the Democratic side.
Kenney’s announcement does not come as a surprise. Thus far, just one Democratic challenger has declared his candidacy - former city controller Alan Butkovitz.
El plan elevaría el salario mínimo a $12 por hora para el 1 de julio de 2019, y 50 centavos por año cada año hasta llegar a $15 por hora en 2025. Según la oficina del gobernador, el aumento afectaría a un millón de trabajadores.
The plan would raise the minimum wage to $12 an hour by July 1, 2019, and by 50 cents each year thereafter until reaching $15 an hour in 2025. According to the governor’s office, the increase would affect one million workers.
“The Fair Work Week and Minimum Wage bills will go a long way to ensuring that our hard-working residents have the dignity of stable employment and a steady schedule,” Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney said in a press release.
La concejala Helen Gym asegura que era importante que Filadelfia tomara la delantera en la aprobación tanto de la Semana laboral justa como de los proyectos de ley sobre el salario mínimo.
Calling it an “economic dignity package,” Councilwoman Helen Gym said it was important that Philadelphia took the lead in passing both the Fair Workweek and minimum wage bills.
Six percent of the City of Philadelphia’s workforce are Hispanic or Latino, a total of 1,674 employees, according to the most current figures.
The only disagreement within the party is about how sharp-edged and left-wing that message should be. But it is increasingly clear that the problem for Democrats has little to do with economics and much more to do with a cluster of issues they would rather not revisit -- about culture, social mores and national identity.
At a key moment for the Republicans, in their fight against Obamacare, the party has finally made public its health project that would replace the previous Administration program.
Una meta del Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. ha inspirado a cientos de filadelfianos de diferentes razas, religiones y edades en la manifestación del Centro de la Ciudad el día 4 de abril – el cuadragésimo noveno aniversario del asesinato de King – donde todos renovaron la lucha por un aspecto ignorado de la lucha de King: los Derechos de Plata.
A goal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. inspired hundreds of Philadelphians of different races, religions and ages at a Center City rally on April 4th – the 49th anniversary of King’s assassination – where they renewed the fight around an overlooked aspect of King’s advocacy: Silver Rights.
Among the flurry of jaw-dropping executive actions we’re trying to keep up with was President Trump’s withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific-rim countries was an attempt by the Obama administration to stem China’s growing influence in the region and around the world.
With wavering positions on a variety of topics, Trump's cabinet nominees may be the clearest picture we get of what a Trump presidency may look like. Largely rich, white, and male with no Latino in sight, the white house will certainly uphold the title.
Venezuelan Leader Nicolás Maduro ordered a 50% rise to minimum wage, but the increase is not enough to compensate the highest inflation rate in the world, reports El Mundo.
The most popular counter-argument against minimum wages advocates is that requiring higher pay will result in higher prices, fewer hours of work, and an overall reduction of jobs. But in 2014, 18 states and D.C. raised their minimum wages, and the results have been quite clearly positive for local economies, reports The Atlantic.
Twenty years ago, Avonne Hargrove left her job as a cashier at Wendy’s to care for an elderly woman, helping her with her day-to-day needs. Today, this 55-year-old home care worker, mother of four, and grandmother of 19 living in Philadelphia will go out to the street and join other protestors to ask for 15 dolar minimum wage.
Puerto Ricans on the mainland are increasing in number by the day.
The question of a Puerto Rican vote is a highlight of the 2016 election.
The U.S. Senate has finally responded to the debt crisis in Puerto Rico with the new Promesa law. The problem is, Puerto Ricans have no say in how they will begin to dig out of the deep debt hole they find themselves in.
Ahead of tonight’s Democratic mayoral candidates forum at the Temple Center for Performing Arts, $15 minimum wage activists staged an artistic direct action at the debate's venue in North Philly.
Fast-food workers and advocates for raising the minimum wage in Philadelphia are ready to make their case at a City Council hearing scheduled for Wednesday, March 4.
Trabajadores de la industria de comida rápida y activistas que apoyan el aumento del salario mínimo en Filadelfia están listos para defender su causa frente a miembros del Concejo de la ciudad durante una audiencia este miércoles 4 de marzo.
This week, people across the land will buy pink, frilly, and/or shiny
stuff to commemorate the Herculean effort their moms put into birthing
and raising them. As if brunch and a gift card to the local nail spa
could ever really express anyone's gratitude for not being left by the
side of the road after a particularly colicky night!