The boost will begin on Jan. 1, 2020, with an initial raise to $10.50 and increase annually.
El popular representante estatal se unió a Ashley McBride, directora estatal de For Our Future PA, en un debate en Facebook sobre los futuros esfuerzos.
The popular state rep joined Ashley McBride, state director of For Our Future PA, in a discussion on Facebook about future efforts.
El aumento, largamente esperado, podría ser una parte crucial del paquete de ayudas COVID-19 de 1,9 billones de dólares del Presidente Joe Biden.
The long-overdue raise could be a crucial part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.
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.
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.
La subida empezará el 1 de enero de 2020, con un aumento inicial a $10.50 y crecerá anualmente.
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.