Amazon has raised their minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. They were paying just under $11.00, so this is a hike of just over 36 percent. Continue reading Amazon raises minimum wage
New Jersey and you not perfect together! The slogan of “New Jersey and you perfect together” from the Governor Kean era is not the one I would use for how our economy is going.
Our national economy is doing much better than New Jersey’s Continue reading New Jersey and you
Our legislators are all for a living wage, they are calling for a minimum wage of $15.00 per hour. They are Democrats for the most part and see the raising of the minimum wage from $8.25 to $15.00 per hour as the answer that would enable working people to be able to pay their bills. Everyone has to remember that these jobs are meant as entry level positions and not as a long term proposition. Continue reading What is wrong with a living wage?
Bernie Sanders is now surging ahead of Hillary Clinton in the latest Gallop Poll. Per Gallop- “His favorable rating among Americans has doubled since Gallup’s initial reading in March, rising to 24% from 12% as he has become better known. Hillary Clinton’s rating has slipped to 43% from 48% in April. At the same time, Clinton’s unfavorable rating increased to 46%, tilting her image negative and producing her worst net favorable score since December 2007.”