An area coffee shop known for its employment of adults with disabilities is reaching out for donations from the Palo Alto community amid rising labor and rent costs.
We seek to highlight the fact that at the university undergraduate level, at least at Stanford and likely outside of it, there is shamefully little ethical pushback against the use of stories instead of science to try to prove points about the world.
July 24, 2014 marks the fifth anniversary of the last federal minimum wage increase and insodoing, marks the fifth year that Congress has ignored a glaring inequality in American society. Those seven dollars and twenty-five cents are worth less now than when enacted; even the minimum wage of 1968 — only $1.60 per hour —…
The Stanford community holds mixed opinions on the potential benefits and harm from the California state legislature’s recent decision to pass a bill that will elevate the state’s minimum wage from $8 an hour to $9 by July 2014 and $10 by January 2016.
The bill, signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown, will create the highest minimum wage in any state in the United States and cap California’s steady increase in its minimum wage standard over the last two decades.