Maryland Launches Anti-Trump Resistance with Inauguration Protest

Maryland Launches Anti-Trump Resistance with Inauguration Protest

On January 20th, Progressive Maryland members participated in the #DisruptJ20 protest of Donald Trump’s inauguration.  Continue reading “Maryland Launches Anti-Trump Resistance with Inauguration Protest”

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Prestige Without Pay Violates New Labor Rule

Prestige Without Pay Violates New Labor Rule

Overtime pay is supposed to compensate workers for the extra time they put in away from home as well as incentivize employers to limit the need to have employees work exorbitant hours. A healthy workforce requires work-life balance, but the overtime rule has been weakened to the point that few workers actually qualify.
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$15 Isn’t Negotiable, It’s the Minimum Acceptable Standard

$15 Isn’t Negotiable, It’s the Minimum Acceptable Standard

Using data from the Pew Research Center, the Washington Post published a story analyzing the relative value of a $15 minimum wage across the U.S. This will almost certainly be used by critics to argue against implementing a universal $15 minimum wage as Clinton has already suggested in her presidential campaign.

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