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3:36 pm on Wednesday June 11, 2014

Most of coastal SC has state's highest concentration of low wage workers

A study by Oxfam America, a global organization working to right the wrongs of poverty, hunger, and injustice, is highlighting the countries many pockets of where low wage workers live. And unsurprisingly, the south is one of the biggest areas for...
8:00 am on Friday February 28, 2014

South Carolina proposes to increase its minimum wage

State leaders are debating if South Carolina should increase its minimum wage.
3:30 am on Friday December 13, 2013

2 state bills could affect minimum wage, student loan debt

Reporter Alex Holley previewed two bills pre-filed in the state senate that could have a major impact on our economy. The first would raise the minimum wage to $10 per hour, or the wage set by the Fair Labor Standards Act. While fast food workers...
5:35 am on Tuesday April 3, 2012

Minimum wage - not enough anymore

Image by National Low Income Housing Coalition Can a minimum wage worker afford a two-bedroom unit at fair market value, working a standard 40-hour work week? According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition the answer is NO.  The National...
12:02 pm on Monday April 2, 2012

Minimum wage - not enough anymore

National Low Income Housing Coalition Can a minimum wage worker afford a two-bedroom unit at fair market value, working a standard 40-hour work week? According to the National Low Income Housing Coalition the answer is NO.  The National Low...
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