Weekly Address 03-29-14

 Posted by at 11:01  Politics
Mar 292014
 

“Raise The Minimum Wage – It’s The Right Thing To Do For Hardworking Americans”

From the White House weblog:

In this week’s address, Vice President Biden discusses the importance of raising the federal minimum wage. It’s good for workers, it’s good for business, and it would help close the gender pay gap, as women make up more than half of the workers who stand to benefit from a raise. And as the Vice President highlights, Congress should boost the federal minimum wage because it is what a majority of the American people want.

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Mar 282014
 

A little late in the day this week. Sorry. I kind of got caught up in something else.

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

      

   

Weekly Address 03-22-14

 Posted by at 10:29  Politics
Mar 222014
 

“Rewarding Women’s Hard Work and Increasing the Minimum Wage”

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In this week’s address, President Obama highlights the importance of making sure our economy rewards the hard work of every American – including America’s women.

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Weekly Address 03-15-14

 Posted by at 10:25  Politics
Mar 152014
 

“Rewarding Hard Work by Strengthening Overtime Pay Protections”

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In this week’s address, President Obama highlighted the action he took this week to reward hard work by strengthening overtime pay protections. As part of this year of action, the President has ordered the Secretary of Labor to modernize our country’s overtime rules to ensure that millions of American workers are paid a fair wage for a hard day’s work.

While our economy is moving forward, the middle class and those fighting to get into it are still struggling and too many Americans are working harder than ever just to keep up, let alone get ahead. So, in consultation with workers and business, the Obama administration will update and simplify the rules to reward hard work and responsibility.

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Mar 092014
 

In last night’s Saturday Night Live cold open, President Obama called on a special guest to help deliver a personal message to Russian President Vladimir Putin…

Weekly Address 03-08-14

 Posted by at 10:23  Politics
Mar 082014
 

“Time for Congress to Raise the Minimum Wage for the American People”

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In this week’s address, President Obama highlighted the momentum building across the country to give Americans a raise and reiterated his call for Congress to increase the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10. The President has already signed an executive order to raise the minimum wage for people working under new federal contracts. Companies large and small are choosing to give workers a raise because they know it’s good business. And Governors across the country are answering the President’s call by working to raise their states’ minimum wages. Now, it’s time for Congress to get the job done and restore opportunity for all Americans by raising the minimum wage to “ten-ten.”

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