• Overdue overtime update will boost pay of 160,000 in NC

    Public comment is needed as the US Department of Labor has proposed updates to the rules that determine which working people are eligible for overtime, a change that will immediately boost the pay of 160,000 North Carolina workers.

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  • Why worker pay at Walmart matters to everyone

    Spending more to boost wages at large retailers while also boosting the economy and saving taxpayers big money is the best after-Thanksgiving deal you’ve probably never heard of.

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  • New Wage Data Paint Stark Reality for Workers

    1 in 34 earned nothing in 2009 Latest payroll tax data reveal something really scary. David Cary Johnston at tax.com reports on the troubling new statistics released earlier this month by the Social Security Administration: Every 34th wage earner in America in 2008 went all of 2009 without earning a single dollar, new data from […]

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