One of the least discussed provisions of the minimum wage law in this country is how we treat workers under the age of 20 - those high school and college students deprecated on FOX News, for example, as overpaid burger flippers, toilet cleaners, gardeners, and other manual workers. The concept of raising their wages to … Continue reading Lies about minimum wage – it’s not even a lousy $7.25 an hour
The threshold to qualify for overtime pay, now $23,660, is expected to rise to $50,440 a year if new regulations are adopted by the Barack Obama administration. Until now, companies were allowed to call you a manager, pay you $26,000 and require you to work, say, 58 hours a week - no extra pay for … Continue reading Worker earns $12,320 more than “boss”, despite same hours. Let’s end employers’ abuse of “management” exemption.