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Shireen Farahani

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Today’s News and Commentary — October 16, 2018

Published October 16th, 2018 -

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency recently held a meeting with cab drivers to discuss potential changes to the taxi industry. After the 2008 financial crisis, San Francisco began selling its taxi medallions for 250,000 dollars, which drivers vi... More »

Today’s News and Commentary — October 12, 2018

Published October 12th, 2018 -

A coalition of Missouri labor unions filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a new state law that makes state employees easier to fire. Under Missouri’s merit system, most state employees are hired and retained according to standardized, performance-based cri... More »

Today’s News & Commentary — October 2, 2018

Published October 2nd, 2018 -

Today Amazon announced that it would raise the minimum wage for its U.S. employees to $15.00/hour. These wage increases will apply to more than 250,000 Amazon employees, including those working at grocery chain Whole Foods, as well as over 100,000 seasonal emp... More »