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women in low-wage us farm jobs say #metoo


women of colour in low-wage jobs face uphill battle to report and get justice for sexual abuse and harassment at work.






'it happened to me': women in low-wage jobs say #metoo


women of colour in low-wage jobs face uphill battle to report and get justice for sexual abuse and harassment at work.






after harvey weinstein, women around the world are saying #metoo


and, as the #metoo ranks swelled, there is also a sense of bitterness about how sexism remains rooted in many parts of the world - including places seen as progressive regarding women's rights.






men weigh in on #metoo


alex wagner recently sat down with a group of powerful women to discuss the #metoo movement. now, men at the top of their fields are weighing in






san diego's new minimum wage already may be killing jobs


evidence has emerged of an economic dark side to san diego’s decision last year to vault over the state minimum wage — it may have already destroyed thousands of jobs for low-wage workers even as higher pay helps tens of thousands of others. consider the restaurant industry, for example, which...






jobs will be automated or move elsewhere if minneapolis approves $15 wage


as a local business founder (twice), i urge the city council to table the measure and work to attract high-wage jobs across the metro area.






strength in numbers: a mountain of #metoo


women are indicating in huge numbers that they’ve been the victim of sexual harassment or assault with a short status on facebook or a #metoo on twitter. the aim isn’t sympathy, writes nicole brodeur; women want the abuse to be acknowledged and to stop.






can the #metoo movement free black men of the sexual predator stereotype?


from the time black men were first brought to america in chains, they were viewed as sexual predators whose primary desire was to violate white women. is it possible that the #metoo movement will destroy that myth? for months, women have been coming forward with their personal stories of sexual...






as low-wage jobs shift to twin cities suburbs, some companies offer their own sh


as low-wage jobs shift out of the cities, some employers use the rides as a way to attract workers from urban areas.






uw study finds seattle’s minimum wage is costing jobs


the city’s escalating minimum wage has meant a slight increase in pay among workers earning up to $19 per hour, but the hours worked in such jobs have shrunk, a study commissioned by the city found. it estimates there would be 5,000 more such jobs without the seattle law.






that new seattle study is a big problem for fans of a higher minimum wage — or i


no two ways about it: the university of washington’s new study of the jobs effect of seattle’s higher minimum wage spells trouble for supporters of minimum wage increases. that’s not merely because the study released monday found a steep reduction in jobs and income among the city’s lowest-paid...






seattle study shows low-wage jobs declined with city minimum wage hike


the minneapolis city council will vote this week on a $15 minimum wage.






washington mushroom farm to close, 65 workers to lose jobs


about 65 people will lose their jobs at a mushroom farm in northwestern washington.






seattle minimum wage hasn’t cut jobs, uc study finds


seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs, according to a study released tuesday.






u.s. employers add 261,000 jobs in october, but wage growth stays subdued


america’s job-creation machine, idled by the hurricanes in september, fired back up last month as employers added more than a quarter-million new jobs. but for most workers, stronger wage gains remain elusive. the government’s latest snapshot of national employment, released friday, showed that...






apnewsbreak: study: seattle minimum wage hasn't cut jobs


a new study says seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has boosted pay for restaurant workers without costing jobs.






new study of seattle’s $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs


seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has cost the city jobs, according to a study released monday that contradicted another new study published last week.






new study of seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs


seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law has cost the city jobs, according to a study released monday that contradicted another new study published last week.






minimum wage fight may heat up after new study finds jobs, hours fell in seattle


it’s one of the core questions in the debate over minimum wage: does hiking the pay floor lead businesses to cut hours and jobs? a much-anticipated study released monday by a team of researchers at the university of washington is likely to intensify that controversy — just as los angeles heads...






latest study: seattle’s wage law lifted restaurant pay without shrinking jobs


seattle’s minimum wage law has led to higher pay for restaurant workers without affecting the overall number of jobs in the industry, according to a new study from the university of california, berkeley.






minimum wage fight may heat up after new study finds jobs, hours fell in seattle


it’s one of the core questions in the debate over minimum wage: does hiking the pay floor lead businesses to cut hours and jobs? a much-anticipated study released monday by a team of researchers at the university of washington is likely to intensify that controversy. the new study has found that...






seattle's experience shows liberals are clueless about raising the minimum wage


to the editor: to anyone with any understanding of economics, it is obvious that randomly raising the minimum wage helps no one. (“minimum wage fight may heat up after new study finds jobs and hours fell in seattle,” june 26) it has been shown time and again that employers will respond, as those...






the women who fear saying #metoo


the global conversation on sexual harassment and gender violence should include undocumented women, too.






men weigh in on #metoo


alex wagner recently sat down with a group of powerful women to discuss the #metoo movement. now, men at the top of their fields are weighing in. in this preview, wagner speaks with producer judd apatow, chef tom colicchio, designer prabal gurung, former astronaut leland melvin and football player mark herzlich about changing the culture around sexual harassment






problematic women episode 16: #metoo, carrie fisher, and disney’s ‘moana’


in this week’s episode of #problematicwomen, kelsey harkness and bre payton discuss the #metoo campaign and why disney's 'moana' is problematic. 






sexual harassment and the #metoo movement: catalyst for change or fleeting momen


when stacy bohrer first started reading the #metoo posts shared by millions on social media, the sexual assault victim from deerfield felt encouraged by the number of women speaking out on a topic often relegated to hushed tones and private counseling sessions. but as the hashtag campaign continued,...






#metoo moves from social media to the streets with march in hollywood on sunday


survivors of sexual assault and harassment gathered wednesday in beverly hills to announce the “me too survivors’ march” on sunday afternoon in hollywood. as traffic moved slowly along wilshire boulevard, more than a dozen women and men stood together, holding signs that read “#metoo march” and...






marshman: #metoo women take down roy moore — but it’s not as great as it seems


seeing roy moore squashed in the alabama senate race was heartening, but what about all those white women voters?






2 women charged in killings of 2 girls on colorado farm west of telluride


two women have been charged with killing two young girls whose bodies were found on a colorado farm.






the #metoo movement is destroying trust between men and women


like a disease, distrust is infecting our most foundational relationship as a people, the building block of a free, civil society—the relationship between men and women.






new study of seattle's $15 minimum wage says it costs jobs


a new study of seattle's $15-an-hour minimum wage law says it costs jobs, contrary to another new study released last week.






the minimum wage and the concept of supply and demand


we have to get away from the concept that all minimum-wage jobs are meant to provide life-long employment.






2 women charged in killings of 2 girls on colorado farm


two women have been charged with killing two young girls whose bodies were found on a colorado farm.






hundreds in hollywood march against sexual harassment


los angeles (ap) — armed with signs, catchy phrases and a motivation to take #metoo beyond the internet and into real life, a few hundred women, men and children gathered sunday among the sex shops and tourist traps of hollywood boulevard to protest sexual harassment. the take back the workplace march and the #metoo survivors […]






equal pay for women? we’re 135 years away, but closer in tech jobs


women made about 80 cents for every dollar men earned in 2015, according to u.s. government data. in technical jobs, that number is 96 cents on the dollar, according to hired. but there are still challenges for women’s salaries in the field.