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13 States to Give Minimum Wage a Boost in the New Year

The new year will usher in a welcome change for workers in 13 states in which the minimum wage will rise above the federally required bottom line of $7.25 an hour.

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McDonald’s Advises Workers How Much to Tip Their Pool Boys and Au Pairs

McDonald’s once again displayed its utter ignorance of the lives of its low-wage workers in an online advice column recommending seasonal tipping rates for luxury services. And on the same day those workers joined a nationwide walkout protesting poverty wages. Yes, Ronald McDonald is a clown, but still ...

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What’s Holding Back America’s Education System?

A new book argues the problem with schools in the U.S. has to do with our cultural outlook on intellect; Jeff Bezos, the new owner of The Washington Post, may be able to teach newspapers a thing or two about the big picture; meanwhile, fast food workers continue to strike, and they’re not budging until their wages do. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Education Is the Key

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