Stories tagged: "wages"


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Phoenix Coffee Shop Proving $15 Minimum Wage Is Possible

“We have had this long-term vision of how coffee can be a career path for individuals.” Adrian Garcia started working at Xanadu Coffee in downtown Phoenix as a barista when the shop opened in October.  It was the promise of the $15 minimum wage that first attracted him to the job — something unheard of...

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The Diamondbacks Will Pay Ballpark Workers During Coronavirus Shutdown

The Diamondbacks announced that the $1 million from the MLB for ballpark workers will be used to pay everyone from concession workers to raffle attendants.

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Union Membership in Arizona Is the Highest It’s Been in a Decade. It’s Still Not Enough.

As union membership continues to grow in Arizona, union leadership is concerned that low wages will lead skilled labor to move elsewhere for a better paycheck.