Bill Knight

Bill Knight - October 10
11:42 am
Wed October 9, 2013

Decent Wages Benefit Everyone

Bill Knight

Washington, D.C., Mayor Vincent Gray recently vetoed that City Council’s passage of a living-wage ordinance -- the Large Retailer Accountability Act, which would have required District big-box retailers such as Walmart to pay workers a living wage of $12.50 an hour, but it renewed debate about at least raising the minimum wage and revived conversations about a living wage.

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Bill Knight – September 26
10:43 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Mars Bars and Macaroons

Bill Knight

I'm no "foodie," but I'm fond of certain treats and, even when I don't buy something regularly, they remain a favorite.

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Bill Knight – August 22
1:45 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Work Remains, 50 Years After March on Washington

Bill Knight

This week’s commemoration of 1963’s March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom should note that on the 50th anniversary of that occasion, one of the most effective demonstrations for human rights in the planet’s history is unfinished.

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Bill Knight – August 15
10:58 am
Wed August 14, 2013

Trampling the Right to a Day in Court

Bill Knight

As the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is celebrated, Americans increasingly are forced to surrender one of freedom’s most basic rights: the right to their day in court.

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Bill Knight – August 1
11:29 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Thumbs Down to Obamacare Delay

Bill Knight

Eventually, employers will have to abide by health-care reform, but President Obama last month said he was giving an extra year to comply to health-care requirements for business, which said it needed more time to comply with the overhaul. U.S. businesses that had been looking at possible penalties if they didn’t provide health insurance to their employees by January are getting another year before they must comply with the law. The requirement affects companies with at least 50 employees.

The Obama administration listened. Labor leaders wonder: Did anyone listen to them?

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