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    Representative Chris Van Hollen on Wages and Economic Policy

    Representative Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), ranking member of the House Budget Committee spoke about wage stagnation. He outlined his plan to increase compensation for middle-and…

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    National Summit on Rasing Wages, Part 2

    Panelists talked about ways to lessen income inequality and increase wages. Topics included the relationship between raising wages and collective bargaining, and the impact of raising…

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    National Summit on Raising Wages, Part 1

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Labor Secretary Thomas Perez spoke about raising wages and the U.S. economy. They both called for raising the minimum wage and other reforms such as…

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    Terry O'Neill on Socio-Economics and Feminism

    National Organization for Women President Terry O’Neill talked about the socio-economic relationship between the minimum wage and the economic well being of women and their…

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    Annual British Youth Parliament Debate, Paying a Living Wage

    More than 300 members of Great Britain’s youth parliament, ages 11 to 18, gathered in the British House of Commons for their annual debate. The students debated five topics that…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the minimum wage increases in 20 states and the District of Columbia slated for 2015.

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    Wages and Benefits

    Labor Secretary Tom Perez argued for raising the federal minimum wage, which was $7.25 at the time of the program. Following his remarks, panelists talked about enforcement of federal…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obams delivered his weekly address. He argued that increasing the national minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would benefit 28 million Americans and make the economy stronger.

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    Newsmakers with Mary Kay Henry

    Mary Kay Henry, president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), the nation’s largest union, talked by remote video from San Francisco about employment numbers, minimum…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines, including a line for minimum wage workers, were open for viewer commentary on the question: Should the minimum wage be raised? Davie Jamieson also spoke by telephone about…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He wished all Americans a Happy Labor Day weekend and reaffirmed his commitment to ensure that a growing economy fuels a strong middle…

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    Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order Signing

    President Obama said that federal contractors that violate labor laws should not get a competitive advantage over companies that play by the rules as he signed the Fair Pay and Safe…

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    Panel Discussion on Minimum Wage

    Mary Ruwart, author of Short Answers to the Tough Questions, and Jeff Waddoups, professor of economics at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, talked about the minimum wage law. The…

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    Book Discussion on Boosting Paychecks

    Daniel Gitterman talked about his book, Boosting Paychecks: The Politics of Supporting America’s Working Poor, in which he discusses the value of federal tax and minimum wage policies…

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    Panel Discussion on Low-Wage Workers

    Panelists, including fast food workers, labor journalists, and community organizers, talked about organizing low-wage workers in the struggle for a living wage. This discussion was…

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    President Obama on the Economy

    President Obama spoke at Lake Harriet in Minneapolis, Minnesota, about the U.S. economy and his proposals such as raising the minimum wage. He asked for Republicans in Congress to work…

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    New Populism Conference, Jared Bernstein

    Jared Bernstein talked about liberal causes. Topics included employment policies. “Full Employment and Growth: Make Workers Scarce and Jobs Plentiful” was part of the New…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the topic of former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s comment on the minimum wage, “We ought to raise it.”…

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    Senate Minority Leader McConnell on Minimum Wage

    Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) argued against S. 2223, a bill that would raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10, saying the measure would cost jobs. He urged Democrats…

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    Majority Leader Reid on Minimum Wage

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) called on Republicans to support passage of S. 2223, a bill that would raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 over two years. He said that…

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