Hopes of mandating paid family days may lose to recession
She has struggled since freshman year to close the gap between her financial aid package and the costs of attending Howard, working part time, applying for scholarships, seeking help from alumni in her home state of Texas, even this winter starting a Go Fund Me campaign.She cut costs, too, by doing things like dropping the school meal plan.
So, you might ask, why does Hanauer care about overtime pay for people who make less, much less, than he does?Chief executive Martin Nolan said the Expressway business, which receives no State subvention, is continuing to lose money due to a number of factors, including increasing levels of competition from low cost operators and increased staffing costs.He said there will be some “structural changes” required to deliver the company’s new commercial plan.“Ironically,” he writes, when “you earn less, and unemployment is high, it even hurts capitalists like me.” That won’t surprise Making Sen$e readers who’ve heard his brand of “middle-out economics.” Closing the income gap wouldn’t just benefit the middle class; a stronger middle class is the source of economic prosperity for everyone, he thinks. caught up with Hanauer in Seattle last spring, where he was pushing for the city to pass a higher minimum wage.Just as the minimum wage is crucial to improving the economic outlook of low-wage workers, overtime pay is essential to the middle class’s prosperity — and everyone else’s.After the talks, National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) general secretary Dermot O’Leary said representatives had gone in for discussions on a “long overdue payrise”.
“The company not alone indicated that it would not be in a position to contemplate any pay rises, but also dropped a industrial relations bombshell in relation to the future of the Expressway service, threatening the livelihoods of 800 Bus Eireann workers,” he said.
(Andre Chung/For The Washington Post) After being kicked out of a Howard University dorm, Angel C.
Dye found herself sleeping on an air mattress in the kitchen of a friend’s apartment on North Capitol Street.
The average American has a lot of debt: $15,355 in credit card debt, $26,530 in auto loans, and a mortgage of $165,892, according to the financial website Nerd Wallet.
And those who carry student loans have an average balance of $47,712.
About half of Americans indicate that being debt-free is within reach, and 25% say it’s the new American Dream, according to a survey.