Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany professor and Investigative Journalist Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus Ira Fusfeld.
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Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Publisher Emeritus of The Daily Freeman, Ira Fusfeld, and Associate Editor of The Times Union, Mike Spain.
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The Vermont House on Wednesday gave final approval to an increase in the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour from the current $8.73, to take effect in January. But Governor Peter Shumlin prefers moving to $10.10 in stages by 2017.
The Vermont House passed a bill Wednesday afternoon that would make the state the first in the country to cross the $10 mark in its minimum wage.
The Vermont House is going against the wishes of Governor Peter Shumlin by calling for an increase in the state's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour starting in January, rather than 2017.
Today is Equal Pay Day, the date in 2014 on which women catch up to men’s average 2013 wages. New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand outlined her efforts to close the wage gap.
On Equal Pay Day Tuesday, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand told reporters she will continue the fight to ensure women have a fair chance at earning financial security.
Vermont lawmakers are considering a bill that would raise the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. But there’s debate over the timeframe for such an increase.
Have you ever heard of the Employment Policies Institute? It’s one of those so-called “research” organizations that are actually public relations fronts for some special interest groups.
President Obama has been flexing his executive muscle.
In today’s Congressional Corner, Vermont representative Peter Welch tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock Congress’ inaction has forced the president’s hand on issues like the minimum wage.