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Disneyland Resort Proposes to Raise Minimum Wage for California Park Workers

3yrs ago from Raw Story
Walt Disney Co’s Disneyland Resort on Thursday said it proposed to raise the minimum wage of employees at its California theme park to $15 per hour by January 2019. The agreement with Master Services Council, provides for a minimum wage rate increase of 40 percent within two years of the deal, making it one of the highest minimum wages in the country, Disneyland Resort said. The current minimum hourly wage of $11 will be hiked …
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Venezuela Tries to Combat Crippling Inflation by Removing Five Zeroes from Currency

3yrs ago from The Blaze
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced Wednesday that the South American nation would be removing five zeros from its currency in order to combat runaway inflation that is nearing a staggering 1 million percent. Will this help the economy? In a speech, Maduro said that this move would stabilize the economy by "anchoring" the bolivar. Maduro said that the country needed an “economic revolution.” Inflation in Venezuela is expected to reach 1 million percent by the end of the year, according to the International Monetary Fund. Initially, Maduro's government had planned to remove three zeros from the currency, but Maduro revealed in this announcement that the number had been increased to five. Inflation is currently at 46,000 percent. As a result of the crippling inflation and economic instability, Venezuela's minimum wage is the equivalent of one U.S. dollar a month. This has made it impossible for Venezuelans to buy even basic necessities. Maduro also said that the government …
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