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Starbucks brews changes to its scheduling algorithm

Aug 15, 2014
Starbucks isn't the only company that uses workers when, and only when, it needs them.
Posted In: starbucks, algorithms, employees, low wages
Jobs

More jobs, but wages stay flat

Aug 1, 2014
More Americans are working, but average wages aren't keeping up with inflation.
Posted In: Jobs, low wages, inflation, economic recovery

NLRB says McDonald's can be considered joint-employer

Jul 30, 2014
The ruling is a step forward for workers campaigning for $15 an hour in wages.
Posted In: McDonald's, Walmart, low wages
US- PROTEST- WALMART

At Walmart labor protests, striking isn't the point

Jun 4, 2014
The Walmart protests are a far cry from labor movements that organized the country’s major industries.
Posted In: Walmart, strike, labor rights, low wages

One thing college graduates can look forward to? Low wages and part-time jobs

Jan 9, 2014
We know about the tough job market for recent college grads, but a new report from the New York Fed finds there's a long history of high unemployment after graduation, going back decades.
Posted In: college grads, low wages

Who mows the lawn? The invisible golf course worker

Nov 12, 2013
The golf course business in the U.S. would collapse without low-wage work, according to a new investigative series in Golf Digest.
Posted In: Golf, undocumented immigrants, low wages