Overtime Up, Minimum Wage Frozen

Dollar Stores Minimum Wage Workers

            New Orleans       The Department of Labor has now issued its final rule for wage and salary levels that define eligibility for overtime payments at time-and-a-half of the hourly wage.  After years of being stuck at a relatively low threshold, the needle moved during the Obama administration, but the even more worker-friendly Biden administration …

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Behind the Scenes with Dollar General and Governor Sanders

Dollar Stores KABF Local 100 United Labor Unions

            Pearl River      Recently, I was critical of Governor Sarah Huckabee Sanders efforts to try to annex the state of Arkansas to the state of Florida, as a bridge way too far.  I cited her anti-LGBTQ initiatives, her racist education program, and her many copycat hires of Floridians who worked for the current and likely …

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