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The labor shortage, pizza and a ‘living wage’

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While a nationwide labor shortage has left many businesses struggling to find workers, some business owners say they are doing just fine. Michael Lastoria, CEO of &pizza, a restaurant chain in Washington, ...

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Missouri bill to give private and public schools same minimum wage exemption

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The Missouri House this week passed a bill that would exempt religious and private schools from the state’s minimum-wage law. In 2018, Missouri voters approved incrementally raising the state’s minimum wage to ...

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Biden says ‘physical revolution’ needed to combat poverty

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Without presenting actual data, former Vice President Joe Biden stated Monday a “physical revolution” could help overcome what he sees as Republican opposition to left-leaning poverty initiatives. He failed to mention the ...

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15 minimum wage proposed for Kansas

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Kansas House Bill 2022 proposes to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour in Kansas by 2021. The bill sponsored by Rep. Jim Ward, (D) Wichita, appears to follow a national trend towards ...

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Missouri’s wage hike takes effect, small business holds breath

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Beginning today, people entering the workforce and receiving minimum pay will now make $8.60 per hour, up from $7.85 in 2018. With the passage of Proposition B in November’s election, the wage ...

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