Uber sues NYC to contest cap on drivers

In some states in the U.S., around 40% of people work at the minimum wage. This map shows you where the bill would have the greatest effect. Across the country, grassroots campaigns, most prominently Fight for 15, have pushed governments to increase the minimum wage, and companies to take the initiative to raise them even if they aren’t required to. States like New York and California have set a $15 minimum wage, as have cities like Seattle. In the last year, Amazon announced $15-per-hour as its wage floor. But despite this momentum, the federal minimum wage has not increased since 2009, when it was set at $7.25 per hour. After so many years of stagnation, inflation has eroded the value of this hourly pay to just $6.19. Over the past decade, too, the cost of living in the U.S. has continued to rise, leaving families dependent on the minimum wage struggling.Read Full Story

Uber sues NYC to contest cap on drivers

Sat 16 Feb 19 from TechCrunch

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Fri 15 Feb 19 from Reuters Technology

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Thu 7 Feb 19 from Techspot

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Thu 7 Feb 19 from Engadget

This map shows where an increased minimum wage would boost incomes the most

In some states in the U.S., around 40% of people work at the minimum wage. This map shows you where the bill would have the greatest effect. Across the country, grassroots campaigns, most prominently ...

Mon 11 Feb 19 from Fastcompany Tech

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