Minimum Wage Hikes: A Solution to Income Inequality?

June 28, 2017 Legal Team
Initiated by fast-food workers in New York City, the Fight for $15 is a nationwide movement advocating a higher minimum wage. This push for wage hikes has steadily gained prominence; As of 2017, 30 states have raised their minimum wages to amounts higher than the federal minimum of $7.25/hour. The disparity in minimum wage rates...
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Does the EEOC Need to Re-Focus?

June 5, 2017 Legal Team
A hearing was held on May 23rd by the House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Workforce Protections to discuss the “need for more responsible regulatory & enforcement policies” by the EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission). The EEOC is a government agency that investigates charges of workplace discrimination and works to uphold civil rights laws. However,...
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