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‘They take the early bus … for us’ - Star-Advertiser Column
Speaker Saiki Must Join Democrats and Stand With, Not Against Workers
Star-Advertiser Column: Low Minimum Wage Perpetuates Systematic Racism in Hawaii
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Civil Beat Column: Legislature Could Quickly Raise Minimum Wage Next Year
A bill that stalled in the last days of the 2019 session carries over to the assembly that convenes in January. During the 2019...
Star-Advertiser Column: Lawmakers lag on minimum wage
The House Democrats’ minimum wage proposal to suggest that employers who provide health insurance should be able to pay employees as...
Star-Advertiser Column: Businesses can pay workers a living wage and still prosper
My company South Shore Design Concepts just had its best year ever, doing over 3.5 million and bringing on 11 more employees. The idea...
Star-Advertiser Column: Minimum wage hike would mean living wage to meet basic needs
The 2018 elections brought the number of living wage supporters above a majority in both the House and Senate, setting the stage for a...
Star Advertiser Column: Candidates Should Back a Living Wage
As elections come close, it's important to take note about which candidates support a living wage.
Blog: Honolulu City Council Considering Living Wage Resolution
Honolulu City Council will hear a resolution on urging the state legislature to increase the minimum wage to a living wage.
Civil Beat Column: Hawaii’s Low Minimum Wage Hurts Everybody
On this tax filing weekend, thousands of local residents will come face-to-face with the reality of how little they made last year...
Blog: Hawaii has the Worst Minimum Wage in the Nation
A report from Howmuch.com highlighted how much income is needed to afford an average priced home in each state. Hawaii residents needed...
Star-Advertiser Column: Hawaii’s Low Wages Thwart King’s Goals
While most known for his work on desegregation, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spent the last years of his life fighting for economic...
Civil Beat Column: Hawaii Losing Out Because Of Low Wage Jobs
Throw ethical arguments out the window, and consider the minimum wage Fight for $15 from a business perspective - we should sell goods...