Khamis Neshbahri earned a salary of 700 Singapore dollars ($550) a month when he began cleaning office buildings 11 years ago. His wages haven't budged since then while his cost of living has continued to climb.
SINGAPORE (AP) -- Khamis Neshbahri earned a salary of 700 Singapore dollars ($550) a month when he began cleaning office buildings 11 years ago. His wages haven't budged since then while his cost of living has continued to climb....
The halting economic recovery in the years since the Great Recession has created hardships for many American workers, but people in some areas have had it much worse than others. While the employment conditions in some states are relatively strong, others continue to feel the effects of low wages, high inflation, unemployment and rising taxes.
Hundreds of employees from stores such as McDonald’s Corp., Macy’s Inc. and Victoria’s Secret walked off the job Wednesday in Chicago for higher wages, three weeks after a similar strike by fast-food workers in New York.
40 years ago today in 1973, the World Trade Center officially opened for business. The Twin Towers quickly became an iconic part of New York's skyline, and were featured in countless movies, pictures, and TV shows. They briefly held the title of world's tallest buildings until the Sears Tower in Chicago opened in 1974. We found some amazing photos from throughout the WTC's history — take a look below.
I know that’ll come as an absolute stunner, huh? Not really. Regulation costs money. It costs money for compliance enforcement, which comes from taxes, and it costs companies money for compliance in the form of higher costs – costs that are passed on to consumers.
So? So – from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, find out: