The Minimum Wage Debate

$15 minimum wage increase has been a national debate for many years. In 2013, the 44th President of United States, Barack Obama called for raising the minimum wages to $9 per hour. This would have directly boosted wages of 15 million people by the end of 2015 and helped reduce poverty and inequality. Unfortunately the House of Republicans voted unanimously to defeat this bill. Since then, no specific minimum wage increase has been allowed a hearing in Congress. There is [...]

2017-10-09T13:05:24+00:00 By |Categories: Employment|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Detroit’s Resurgence – The Great Comeback

Do you remember the story in the Times magazine way back in October 2009 which read - “Detroit: The Death - and Possible Life - of a Great City : Hubris, racial tension, myopic politicians and the woeful auto industry brought this iconic American city to its knees.“ The American auto industry was on the brink of collapse. The liquidation of the major auto companies GM and Chrysler threatened to eliminate more than one million jobs. The American government’s intervention [...]

2017-06-25T07:27:58+00:00 By |Categories: America|Tags: |0 Comments