Wages

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CBS and NBC Ignore White House Hypocrisy on Equal Wages for Men and Women

On Tuesday evening, the networks all dutifully touted President Obama's call for equal pay for women in the workplace. NBC and CBS ignored Obama's hypocrisy – the pay gap that exists among his ...
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CBO Estimates Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost Private Sector $15 Billion; Networks Silent

The network evening news casts have yet to report an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost the private sector $15 ...
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CBS Hypes That Millions 'Stand to Benefit' from Obama's Attempt to Bypass Congress on Overtime Wages

CBS was the only network on Wednesday evening to report President Obama's plan to bypass Congress and force businesses to pay management employees extra for overtime work. NBC and ABC both ...
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‘Shark Tank’s’ Kevin O’Leary Rips Minimum Wage ‘Insanity’

Wealthy entrepreneur tells CNBC uncertainty over wages hurts job growth and small businesses.
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ABC, NBC Ignore Estimate That Minimum Wage Hike Would Cost 500,000 Jobs; CBS Reports

CBS was the only network on Tuesday evening to highlight a CBO report that President Obama's proposal to hike the minimum wage would cost 500,000 jobs. The CBO report stated that despite an ...
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Networks Boost Obama's Push for Minimum Wage Increase, Ignore GOP Opposition

The networks played right into President Obama's hand Wednesday evening as they touted his push for a minimum wage increase while giving barely any voice to his Republican opposition. "[T]he ...
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Irony: Multi-Millionaire Jon Stewart Mocks Wealthy Businessmen Discussing Income Inequality

On Thursday's Daily Show, comedian Jon Stewart – who is worth an estimated $80 million – mocked the irony of wealthy business leaders discussing income inequality at the recent World Economic ...
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Colbert Boosts Striking Fast Food Workers Who Want $15 an Hour; Mocks Their Opponents

Striking fast food workers want $15 an hour and Comedy Central is all too happy to help boost their cause. Stephen Colbert performed his usual shtick of the satirical conservative and gave a ...
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NBC Takes 'Wage Gap' Activism to White House, Brags of Obama's Support

NBC News special anchor Maria Shriver played both roles of journalist and activist on Tuesday's Nightly News, as she promoted her own report on closing the gender "wage gap" while touting ...
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Fast Food Workers Strike, Demand More Than Double Minimum Wage

Networks downplay extremism as left continues push for ‘living wage.’
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