Post Tagged with: "low wage workers"

Low-Income Working Women Raise Pay Issue at White House

WASHINGTON –Carmella Salinas believes in kids – in her own and in teaching other peoples’ kids, too. But she doesn’t get paid enough for it.

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House GOP Majority Bounces Dem Try to Aid Low-Wage Workers; Lawmakers OK Buy America Language, Reporters’ Shield Measure

By a 196-211 margin, the GOP majority in the U.S. House rejected a Democratic attempt to aid low-wage workers. All 186 voting House Democrats and 10 Republicans favored the move, which would have barred federal contracts to firms that violate minimum-wage and overtime-pay laws. All the opponents were Republicans.

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