Wages

Strikes, mass quitting, and rage: We talked to workers who were fed up with terrible conditions and are fighting back

1 month ago   |   Business Insider

Workers protest unfair conditions in New York City. Getty Workers at Frito-Lay in Topeka, Kansas went on strike over poor conditions. Staff at other businesses have walked off...
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It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Workers on strike at a McDonald's location in Detroit, demanding a raise in pay. Jarmier Owens It's been 12 years since the federal minimum wage was increased to $7.25 per...
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Inside the disagreement and inaction in Congress over raising the minimum wage, which hasn't gone up in 12 years

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol January 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip...
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Chipotle's stores had their most profitable quarter since since 2015 despite the chain raising wages

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Chipotle just announced high restaurant operating margins from the second quarter of 2021. Margins were up despite the chain raising wages this...
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A labor-for-hire company says it's turning down jobs worth up to $2,500 each day because it can't find enough workers

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

In June, just over 200 workers completed a shift on Laborjack's platform - but nearly a fifth of these only did one job. Laborjack Laborjack said it can't find enough gig...
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These 8 jobs that don't require a college degree could drive middle class wealth in America's heartland

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

According to a report by Heartland Forward, registered nurses have a lot of job openings in the Heartland region and don't need a bachelor's degree. SDI Productions/Getty...
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The US launched strikes to destroy military equipment the Taliban captured from Afghan security forces

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider

A U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet releases flares over Afghanistan, Jan. 23, 2020 U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Matthew Lotz The US carried out multiple airstrikes on the...
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Biden on the worker shortage: Pay $15 an hour or 'be in a bind for a little while'

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Biden speaks to reporters on July 8 Alex Wong/Getty Images In a CNN Town Hall, President Joe Biden was asked about the labor shortage plaguing restaurants. Biden said...
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A 19-year-old fast food boss says he expects to lose half his staff in the next few weeks, as the labor shortage continues to hammer restaurants

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Cabrera said that he has matured quickly since taking on the general manager role. Zerb Mellish for Insider Jason Cabrera, 19, is the general manager of Layne's Chicken Fingers...
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Cheesecake Factory invited a law-firm worker to interview for a server role 2 years after he applied, as restaurants struggle for staff in the labor shortage

2 monthes ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Reuters Cheesecake Factory invited a legal worker for a job interview years after he applied to be a server. Joseph Guerrero told the WSJ he was initially confused. "I knew I...
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