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In 1973, as a high school drop out, I was earning $7.50 an hour as an unskilled union worker in a sheet metal factory in Massachusetts. Now 40 years later in 2013 the minimum wage is still less --- ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 200 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 11:32 AM PDT with 355 Recommends
World Trade agreements are the Great Equalizer when it comes to Worker Wages -- Increase them a little over there, Decrease and Flatten them over here. NAFTA showed us that in spades here in America.
by jamess
Comment Count 15 comments on Fri Apr 24, 2015 at 04:05 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I've worked for tips for most of my life --- for over 30 years --- at many places and in many capacities --- in restaurants, bars, hotels and casinos --- in California, New York, Philadelphia and ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 28 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 06:34 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
The top corporate executives (who for the purposes of taxes, are also considered to be "employees") usually earn far less as a percentage of their compensation as regular wages (with higher tax rates)
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Apr 02, 2013 at 10:27 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
Some Justices on the Supreme Court still insist that corporations are "people". Pictured below is the Ugland House of Grand Cayman Island. Inside the building is the office of the law firm Maples ...
by Bud Meyers
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Feb 20, 2013 at 10:42 AM PST with 1 Recommend