#minimum-wage

Garment workers in America's fashion capital may make just $6 an hour. A new law could change that
os Angeles is considered the center of garment manufacturing in America, employing over 40,000 people to make clothing for fashion brands including Reformation, Forever 21, Charlotte Russe and Wet Seal.
Boris Johnson won't say how Universal Credit claimants can recoup lost 20-a-week
Boris Johnson has refused to explain how Universal Credit claimants should recoup their looming £20-a-week cut in payments, as he branded criticism of the move "absurd".
Universal credit cut will push workers into poverty, warns Tory former minister
By Ione Wells Political correspondent
The government says the £20 top-up was always a temporary measure to help people through the pandemic.
Column: The recall was a colossal waste. But don't expect California's GOP to learn from it
Was this the most frivolous waste of time in California election history?
It was a serious contender, that's for sure.
Governor Abbott Blames Parents for Crime
Texas Governor Greg Abbott suggested parents were to blame for crime in remarks made during a bill signing ceremony this week.
Multinational care companies are the real winners from Johnson's new tax | Allyson Pollock
he government's health and social care levy bill is being rushed through parliament today, in one day and with minimal parliamentary scrutiny.
Sweeping Industry Survey Details Hellish Conditions Endured by NYC's Delivery Workers
NYC delivery workers are regularly experiencing low wages, stolen tips, and rampant theft while on the job, according to a new industry survey published this week.
Keir Starmer pledges higher minimum wage and stronger workers' rights
Workers have been promised a higher minimum wage, collective pay bargaining and basic rights from day one in a job, if Labour wins power.
Keir Starmer recalls father's life as factory worker in TUC speech
Keir Starmer has told how his father worked 13-hour days on a factory floor to support his family and still felt "looked down on", as he pledged to overhaul workers' rights including a £10 minimum wage and an end to zero-hours contracts.