35 Burst results for "Fifteen Dollars"

Hundreds Protest Joe Manchin's Opposition to Voting Law Overhaul

AP News Radio

00:52 sec | 5 d ago

Hundreds Protest Joe Manchin's Opposition to Voting Law Overhaul

"Protesters held a rally in March in West Virginia Monday night to show their anger at U. S. senator Joe Manchin for his opposition to a new voting rights act hundreds of demonstrators marched through Charleston West Virginia and on to the local office of U. S. senator Joe Manchin mentions a Democrat but often sides with the GOP minority in a narrowly divided Senate he opposes eliminating the sixty vote requirement to break a filibuster which would allow Democrats to pass agenda items without Republican support a situation that makes mansion a high profile king maker of sorts protesters note he's also against a fifteen dollar minimum wage and the price of president Biden's massive infrastructure plan one protester says of mansion we're not on the same page I'm Jackie Quinn

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President Joe Biden Proposes $6 Trillion Budget

The Sean Hannity Show

02:09 min | 3 weeks ago

President Joe Biden Proposes $6 Trillion Budget

"Joe six trillion dollar man massive spending and Yeah let's hide all the power grab moves. Maneuvers were doomed behind the scenes. That didn't come up much last night. Door to the border come up last night. Either very interesting but six trillion dollars and that's just the down payment climate change. I think jobs american jobs plan put engineers and construction workers work building more energy efficient buildings and homes there simply no reason why the blades for wind turbines can't be building pittsburghers beijing. There's no reason. Why american workers can't league the world new production of electric vehicles in batters. There's no reason. How do we pay for my and family plan. I made it clear you do without increasing the deficit. Let's start with what. I will not to impose any tax increase on people making less than four hundred thousand dollars. But it's time for corporate america and the wealthiest one percent of americans have just began to pay their fair share. Mr share but wall street country. The middle class built the country and unions built the middle class. So that's why. I'm calling on congress to pass. Protect the right to organize the proactive. And send it to my desk so we can support the right to unionize and by the way you're thinking about sending things on my desk. Let's raise the minimum wage to fifteen dollars. No one no one working forty hours a week working forty hours a week should live below the poverty line. We need to ensure greater inequity opportunity for women while we're doing this. Let's get the paycheck fairness act to my desk as well. Equal pay spent much too long. And if you wonder whether it's too long look behind you

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Is Tutu Atwell Too Small to Succeed in the NFL? - burst 08

Daily Dose Football

07:21 min | 3 weeks ago

Is Tutu Atwell Too Small to Succeed in the NFL? - burst 08

"Now to god. The i know that you are extremely enthusiastic about Terrence marshall going to the panthers. Twenty seven th pick of the second round just a few picks after escorts from lsu tears marshall to the panthers. What are your thoughts on this cal. I'll pick it a fantastic lang spot. you know. I think i was super high on marshall. Probably highest of just about anybody in the industry All all college season. And all you know predrag and my my enthusiasm is not where one bit. I love the landing spot where some people might be turned off on it You know I know that he is not maybe going to be immediately. Be the number. One with robby anderson and with dj more there. But i think he's going to have a clear role from day one because if you look at his body type and how profiles ios not just a big bodied receiver he also is a a burner to i mean he is true burner and You know high jump. High catch radius any any provides the wide receivers did not do as your which was give a teddy bridgewater. Now is going to be darnold. But they didn't have anybody to score in the red zone. You know everything. They they scored was from like you know deeper out or the the running backs the mike davis or you know. But they really didn't have anybody in the red zone that they could produce. So i think marshall steps in right away and could be. I bet he has a real legitimate chance at leading all rookies in in receiving touchdowns ex year. So you know it's somebody that i like. As far as a talent. I think he can easier to age. Well in that offense because He is going back with his former college coach. Now the head coach of the of the panthers. So i think that this guy drafted him whereas he might have fallen a little bit in. Nfl draft because there was a little bit uncertainty right before the draft about some of his medical history. I don't think coach takes them at high if he has any type about about the about his foot injury so i think that this is going to be the guy that's going to be all help you. Now you're gonna have some flashes. He's going to be probably inconsistent. Probably a lot like a like. I kind of value him a lot. Like the where i had claypool asher whereas i kind of knew that there was going to be a lot of competition for targets but i knew that there was gonna be a lot of upset especially if somebody gets hurt And i just think that there's gonna be a lotta touchdown and he's a big guy when people start really understanding how much of a freak athlete is. Don't be surprised if this guy is being compared as maybe even number one wide receiver in this class next year. That's that's how upside. i see you know. I do think chases a better prospect but you know they were on the same team and You know even on the team with jefferson and chase He marshall was extremely valuable piece of their natural shape team. I mean he. I think he had like fourteen touchdowns or something you know. And he had costa twenty yard per catch average on the team. I mean he he really is a tremendous player and then when those two guys left last year you know he played over about a. I don't know about six or seven seven games. you opted out. And he averaged one hundred and fifteen dollars. You're talking about more leading devante smith. It was really. I believe tears marshall who bleeding the country in yards per game you know before he opted out and he also was averaging close to two touchdowns a game you know and this same competition is all those. Stc guy so. I just liked body. I can't i hate to sound like a broken record. But i really do like big receivers. It's not the smaller wide. Receivers can't thrive in that bayer wide receivers don't bust. I just think that when you historically look at all the body types of players that are generally over six foot in there like over two hundred pounds to twenty six. I'd say two to twenty is about the average. You know we get the top hand wide receiver fantasy for fancy standpoint every year. That's probably about the average. So i like my guys. That profile big catch raises. So i just feel like they're more consistent with a when when you get that's capable of being a possession receiver getting first downs and touchdowns. I i like their consistency versus having a field stretcher. We might put up forty points in a game lake. You kyle i am. I am feeling good about carrots. Marshall and about what he's gonna do in his nfl career. The only hold back that. I have with taras marshall and again this could be viewed as a positive based on what i'm going to say in a second is so terrorist marshall hops into offense with dj more lobbying said in christian. Mccaffrey already there. So you're already looking at the possibility of being the fourth target there in carolina which i deal and add that to the fact that sam darnold who i think everyone considers at this point to be in the bottom. Half of the starting quarterbacks is throwing the ball to terrence. Marshall this is this is clearly not ideal so short term. There are some concerns. I do think like you that he's going to be great in the red zone. Short term era. You're gotta be thinking while sam. Donna already has connected to robinson clearly. The carolina organization views. Dj moore's or number receiver cj. Metcalf a christian mccaffrey a year a year ago. He broke the record for the most receptions for running back in a single season ever. She has to view him almost as a receiver. At this point with the matt of receptions which is insane that he's getting one hundred receptions i think it was a year or two ago so that that's not ideal but dynasty football dicey football so not necessarily great redraft person. In my opinion but dynasty football is about the long game and the long game. I see in the long game i see turns marshall absolutely thriving because we don't know a five we anderson's gonna be in carolina long-term. We don't know what the scenario is going to be with. Sam darnold or with christian mccaffrey. Dj more but we know the is one of the best receivers in this class in. He is talented enough will were at some point career. He will get an opportunity probably sooner rather than later if not this year to really showcase what he can do and he has the talent to be a number one receiver. I love his size. I loved as a big bodied receiver. That's a great fan a red zone. There are a lot of good things about terrence marshall and so what i was saying earlier is the fact that not going to be good in the short term is almost a positive here for you as a dynasty are because now we're seeing him fall to the third fourth fifth round pick of the second round which is lower than it should be gone if anything. This guy should be going at the back half of the first half so now because the term concern that comes with marshall. Now you're gonna be able to go up there and gets terrorist marshall and you're not gonna have to reach from either he's probably just gonna fall right in your laps and you're gonna walk is one of the biggest winners in your dynasty graphs. Because here's a guy that has a potential to be a top five receiver in this

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Amazon First Quarter Results 2021

Voice in Canada

02:04 min | Last month

Amazon First Quarter Results 2021

"Hey here with your flash briefing. Happy monday hope. You are doing well periodically when we get the first quarter results amazon. I'd like to share these with you. To get a sense of how the company is doing and certainly echo devices and sales and amazon lexi has a ton to do with how amazon is doing so their first quarter results for twenty twenty. One just came out. And i'll just give you a few the highlights if you want to dig into this more simply just search amazon. First quarter results. Twenty twenty one and you'll see a whole bunch more details way too long. I could go into in this flash briefing. but i'll just give you a couple of highlights. Here we go number one. Their cash flow increased sixty nine percent for the trailing twelve months now to sixty seven point two billion compared to thirty nine point seven billion for the trailing twelve months ending march. Thirty first twenty twenty. Let's talk about their net sales. Their net sales increased forty four percent to one hundred and eight point five billion dollars in the first quarter compared with seventy five point five billion in the first quarter a year ago excluding the two point one billion favorable impact from the year over year changes in foreign exchange rates the net sales increased forty one percent compared to the first quarter of twenty twenty pretty impressive stuff and no doubt that had a lot to do with that and people ordering things through amazon had such a rapid rate I think the last thing. I'll just leave you with their knitting net income increase to eight point one billion in the first quarter or fifteen dollars and seventy nine cents per diluted share and that was compared with an income of two point five billion or five dollars and one cent per diluted share in the first quarter of twenty twenty. So as you can see. This was a huge growth year for amazon and again. I'm sure that the pandemic had a lot to do with that With people ordering things through amazon. I know that my house in my house. We order a ton more things through amazon and we also tried doing some voice ordering of products as well through our echo

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Rep. Pramila Jayapal on What Progressives Think of Joe Biden Now

Cape Up with Jonathan Capehart

02:51 min | Last month

Rep. Pramila Jayapal on What Progressives Think of Joe Biden Now

"Congresswoman giant. Paul thank you very much. For coming to the podcast. It's great to be with you. Jonathan okay so. President biden just gave a joint session speech to the american people where he outlined a huge agenda. Very forward-looking agenda of for the american people in for his presidency. You're the chair of the progressive the congressional progressive caucus all during the campaign. All the talk was about. How progressives didn't want joe biden and wants to biden and got elected How progressives were going to be giving joe biden the blues and they're going to be fighting with him since you are the chair of the progressive caucus. What grade would you give him. Well you know what i have said. Is that progressives have helped define this moment. The campaign last year was an example of that the push over the last ten years for a fifteen dollars. Minimum wage by progressive says actually made mainstream today so jonathan i always say progressives are the first to the best and most just idea and then we have to push like hell to get everybody else there. But joe biden has risen to the moment And i think you know. He came into office recognizing the crises of racial inequality of the pandemic of unemployment. So many things that americans never thought we would see food lines around the block as he talked about in his speech and he has come out with a very bold agenda of very progressive agenda. He has taken the virus under control. in a way that you know we only had dreamed about last year but now two hundred million shots in arms in just ninety nine days we feel like there's a light at the end of the tunnel so so far joe biden has been doing a very good job on on the present in the presidency and now we just have to make sure that that continues that he leans into it just as much with the american jobs and families plan which by the way we want to be one package that he leans into even things that are going to be difficult which he has done with tax reform. But even bigger than that. Jonathan i think what progressives are most excited about is that finally there is a frame for the conversation that has been the progressive blends for a very long time and that is that government has the ability to really give opportunity and correct many of the wrongs that have been there before. And it is. The problem is not going to big. It is going to small. And i've heard those words come out of joe biden's rouse

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Biden to sign $15 minimum wage for federal contract workers

AP News Radio

00:41 sec | Last month

Biden to sign $15 minimum wage for federal contract workers

"President but it is preparing to sign an executive order to increase the minimum wage to fifteen dollars an hour for federal contractors I'm Julie Walker administration officials say the order will provide a pay bump to hundreds of thousands of those workers they say the workers will become more productive as a result so the increase should not be costly to taxpayers the increase to be approved under today's executive order could be dramatic for workers who are in the current minimum of ten dollars and ninety five cents an hour those workers would receive up thirty seven percent pay hike though the increase would be rolled out gradually under the terms of the order

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Cheers to the Side Hustle

Cheers To Business

01:50 min | Last month

Cheers to the Side Hustle

"Has opened up the world. The people i mean anything that you do in the privacy of your home and love to do you can now make a profit out. Absolutely i think i just kind of takes them work and you can do local festivals and i mean even online shops not even going through oetzi but taking it to that next level. I have a client. That actually has done that. It started out. She was a teacher and she started making these cool plaques fish's name of her company she does the festivals and different things and sales on oetzi all of a sudden. She's not teaching anymore and now her husband has quit his day job. Wow that's a big chunk. Yeah it was kinda hard form in that. They kind of fell into it in a grew which happens a lot of towns. We had to kind of backtrack to get hold of the business part of it. And that's where you and i come in with people. Sometimes they've already gone away and they need to take a step back just to get their accounting and get. Yeah and that's not the fun stuff. I mean when you're first getting started. You're so excited. You're so motivated to get you know. This new project started and to really launch it. But i think before you need to do that. You kind of need to take the time and get your ducks in a row. You said that today we were talking about businesses and different things and you said excitement hides the effort take so it was brilliant. Obviously kind of launching a new product if we're talking about hobbies specifically rather than a service. It's easy you're so excited. You're not thinking about those small details all the legal paperwork. The business plan. How are you going to grow you know. Do you even know the us goods sold. Like if i'm selling a blanket for fifteen dollars but it can cost me. Thirteen to make you know and not just the product itself. But my time. I mean you've got to take all of those factors into the equation

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What Is Manufactured Spending?

WokeNFree

02:16 min | 2 months ago

What Is Manufactured Spending?

"What is manufactured spending breakdown. I like this website. Doctor of credit breaks it down. They give an excellent summary to me and what they say is manufacturer. Spending is the process of purchasing cash equivalence with the rewards earning credit card where the rewards earned are greater than the fees incurred. It can be used for meeting. Minimum spending requirements are just racking up frequent flyer meyer miles with your favourite airline or hotel partner so i think breaking down a little bit more. What does does that mean like getting a gift card and then doing something with that gift cards. So it's like if you get if you have a credit card and you aren't frequent flyer miles or your rewards on every cash on every purchase which you can do is you could buy gift card and then you could sell that gift card and use the proceeds to pay off the credit card. So it's like the credit card bill. Let's say you buy hundred dollar gift card and then you pay off that hundred dollar gift card and maybe sell in for ninety dollars but you're awards was like ten percent so you can maybe like fifteen dollars back or something so you're in fifteen dollars and technically you spent nothing interest on the credit card. So that's the manufacturers spending idea that's the idea of using gaining more rewards and it's paying off your credit card using not your own money but the credit cards money absolutely so via travelers dot com guys if you're new woken free. All of our links are available on the website at Dot com so yeah via travelers dot com also says that essentially by artificially spending by either purchasing virtual gift cards products tools or services at the lowest cost possible. It is a you can think of this manufacturer. Spending spending arbitrage is how they describe it so they went into saying if you if you could earn say five percent cashback spending money at a store but it only costs you less than one percent to transact your inherently making money on that purchase which is interesting and and all these different ways because you can do it through gift cards be you can also do like you said through the frequent travelers thing travel rewards different things. You not you technically get it for free if you're able to sell whatever you purchase a credit card

Amazon Warehouse Workers Reject Union Efforts

The 3:59

01:58 min | 2 months ago

Amazon Warehouse Workers Reject Union Efforts

"On friday. Amazon warehouse workers in bessemer alabama voted to reject the effort to unionize. So what does this mean for amazon. The fight over labor conditions at the retail giant chang in this sure daily charge here with us to break it down his amazon expert. Laura tullow welcome lart. Thank you for having me. So breakout what happened on friday on friday. The allergy finished tallying votes union election at the best in warehouse and the with the really decisive win for amazon so to speak in that the workers rejected the union. So that was the. That was the full tally. there could still be. There is likely to be an attraction to the election and further litigation with the over the matter but the votes as they were counted. Friday were for rejecting the union by margin of more than two. Wow yeah that's that's a big deal. Considering that this effort was i mean this effort made headlines around the country. Even guard support senator bernie sanders and present. Joe biden is a very high profile fights and he says why it was so roundly defeated. It's really hard to say. you know. There were several factors. Of course there is the fact that this warehouse provides jobs in an area where the minimum wage is a belief seven twenty five an hour and they pay more than fifteen dollars an hour for starting wage. A lotta times in union elections in place. Do worry that their employers will want to leave the area or lay people off or more employees as many people if they're having to deal with the union Do the cost and that sort of thing. People get their jobs and those are really valuable jobs in that region. They're paying thousands of them. If the really big deal in that community to half those jobs

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Amazon is on edge over Alabama union vote

The 3:59

02:07 min | 2 months ago

Amazon is on edge over Alabama union vote

"I'm roger chang and this is your daily charge joining us to run through this. Big labor battle is laura. Atallah our amazon expert. Welcome lor so. Can you give me a quick quick recap of what this vote. There are five thousand. Eight hundred warehouse workers in bessemer alabama voting on whether to or me union. It would be the first. Us amazon union. And it's also one of the largest if not dealer described to vote on forming a union in the us for amazon. And so there's a lot at stake here. It could kind of not like a beachhead free unions if it inspires other warehouse workers in other locations to organize. And what are we expecting the results so the results could happen at any time. The national labor relations board is counting up to balance and they could be this week or next antezana pretty vocal there. Obviously against this. And they've made the argument that they already pay their poise fifteen dollars an hour which is above the national minimum. What exactly are workers asking for. What's really prompting this. Push to unionize down in bessemer right. So the workers invest myr say that they would really like more control over their breaks and rest time and that comes from the fact that are ten hour shifts and they are extremely physical so people who are picking up packages from tote santa putting them on conveyor belts to be put in boxes are walking upwards of ten miles a day in their shifts bending down at santa gap again bet. Certain say there's other jobs where there's a lot of movement all day and amazon does offer breaks course and allows people to go to the bathroom whenever they need to. Workers say that the requirements to fill werner's are so onerous that they don't really get to take extra break on pop up those like hour rest period total of by ryan the the debris down thirty minutes. Relaunch to fifteen minute breaks right

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What Is Needed To Bring About Progressive Policy Changes?

The Young Turks

01:24 min | 2 months ago

What Is Needed To Bring About Progressive Policy Changes?

"Might have criticisms over how bernie handled the fifteen dollars. An hour minimum wage battle in the relief bill. But putting that aside you know the other thing that he's focused on that. I think is really important. Is getting workers organized including traveling to bessemer alabama to help galvanize the efforts to unionize among warehouse. Workers there once. You have an organized workforce like that that's when the public pressure becomes real. That is what this country experienced in the lead. Up to the new deal. You think the roosevelt just like decided to pass the new deal out of the kindness of his own heart. No there were general strikes happening. Unfortunately a lot of those strikes ended up getting incredibly violent and brutal. And bloody but the victories that this country enjoyed as a result of that new deal happened on the backs of organized labor. And so that's the other part of this as well you need. You need lawmakers who are willing to You know implement out of the box strategies. And i guess in this case. It isn't really out of the box. But a strategy you need actual campaigning and policy work political work done on the ground by these lawmakers to push for policies that they're trying to pass and then you need organized labor to not only apply pressure temporarily but apply persistent pressure until we get what we

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Why Organizing Employee At Alabama Amazon Center Wants A Union

WSJ Tech News Briefing

02:09 min | 2 months ago

Why Organizing Employee At Alabama Amazon Center Wants A Union

"Ballots are due today. For thousands of employees at an amazon warehouse in bessemer alabama. We're voting on whether to unionize. If the organizers are successful it would be the first union for amazon employees in the us. There is a lot at stake. Cure for the workers for amazon and for the rest of the tech industry. So for more on this we turn to our reporter sebastian herrera. He covers amazon and ecommerce for us. Hey bashing thanks for joining. Thanks for having me. Okay so bring us up to speed on this unionization effort. Who's been leading the charge. And what are they pushing for. Well there's a set of pro union workers inside of this facility in bessemer who have been leading the charge alongside of the union which is the retail wholesale and department store union. And they've they've basically been trying since the start of the election obviously to rally workers for pro union vote. They're trying to change. What a lot of employees bring up at work at these facilities which is breaks. Pay other benefits and what they focus on. Two is the rate at which they have to work because at these facilities employees are expected to fulfill items that go into packages hundreds of items per hour. And it's pretty taxing on these employees. Because i do it for ten hours a day you know they pretty much in the same spot isolated for amount of of the day and they are penalized. If they don't fulfil items at a certain rate you could easily be fired for for not making rate so they point to that as something they feel can change. They point to the fact that even though amazon offers fifteen dollars starting pay that it is really not enough to make a living wage. Some of these employees they go to second or even third job to support their families. So i feel like with as of successful advocacy as a company is amazon has been they could be receiving more and so they're ultimately fighting for these various

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Sanders visits Alabama, boosting Amazon workers' union effort

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

00:33 sec | 3 months ago

Sanders visits Alabama, boosting Amazon workers' union effort

"Starters. They won't longer bathroom breaks. That's just one of the reasons. Some amazon workers in alabama are trying to form a union. This new push coming at an amazon warehouse in birmingham alabama. Where vermont senator bernie sanders showed up. Friday offering his support amazon workers supporting the union citing relentless quotas and poor working conditions amazon fighting the union effort saying it's creative thousands a warehouse jobs in alabama with an average. Pay fifteen dollars thirty cents per hour and benefits including healthcare vision and dental

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Costco Leapfrogs Rivals with $16/Hour Starting Wage

Business Wars Daily

00:46 sec | 3 months ago

Costco Leapfrogs Rivals with $16/Hour Starting Wage

"From one degree. I'm david brown. This business worse daily on this thursday march twenty fifth one discussion has been dominating capitol hill of late and that has to do with the minimum wage for over a decade the federal minimum wage. Here in the us has sat at seven dollars and twenty five cents an hour Recently introduced proposal to raise that to fifteen dollars. An hour did not make it to president. Joe biden's final covid relief bill but that doesn't mean that companies aren't taking this moment to analyze their own pay structures and doing something about them whether they're doing enough that may depend on. Who's asking the question and what they mean by enough in late february

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The Black Shark 4 Smartphone Rises From The Deep

Latest In Tech News

07:31 min | 3 months ago

The Black Shark 4 Smartphone Rises From The Deep

"All right so this article comes to us from the android police. Apparently gaming phones are getting more and more popular. I wonder why could it be. People want more power in a smaller screen. The post who. I don't know if powerful computer the complete of video games honor or like a consul. It's it seems to me like it's smartphones. Time to rise and while zombie is keeping up the pace with black shark series. The latest iteration the black sharp for an for pro have popped up in a chinese you can pre-order one. Today with the phones set release to china on thursday. The twenty fifth and international release date has not been set yet. But what what are you looking at stat. Wise here while the black shark. Four pro uses a snapdragon eight processor. Qualcomm's biggest and bad available. It's paired to either eight gigs or twelve. Gigs of ultraviolet fast. Lpddr five ram with two hundred fifty six gigs of storage both models. But those aren't exactly hard to find these days. The more obvious give way that this is giving phone are the dedicated mechanical shoulder buttons on the side flight. The locks away to them pop up like two shoulder buttons on a black shark three they can be bound to touch areas on screen for integration with really more or less any game but if you want the mechanical shoulder buttons you now have that option. The four pro is six point. Six seven inch a. m. o. l. e. the ten eighty p screen with a maximum refresh rate of one. Hundred forty four hertz. Beating most phones it also has to zones of pressure sensitivity as a nema pressure applied. Not just touch sensitive allowing for further integration into games that can support it. It's battery as a forty five hundred m h typical for phone this size but supports fast charging at a completely bonkers. Honored twani watts with a charger included in the box. Family says it can charge ninety percent of the battery in a little more than half an hour. It looks like the video that goes along with two well in terms of cameras on the pro. They have a sixty four megapixel main shooter. Eight megapixel ultra wide five megapixel macro with a twenty megapixel centered. Front camera terms of style to flat. Black version actually looks fairly down. Nice to notice the side buttons. Led triangle logo on the back stays on lit. You'd have a hard time telling its gaming phone. Of course that goes out the window to get the so empty version of its auto translated by the way unsure of the official name. It's layered semi transparent glass shifts around as you look at it and much more flashy but not unappealing way. The phones a chunky and nine point nine meters. But that's enough to include a headphone jack in sight mounted fingerprint reader. The dual sim. Radio works with five g for absolutely intense sessions. You can't quick bond the sold separately cooling module at cedar black shark four pro a starts at four thousand. I'm trying to remember the exact It can't be the chinese currency that they have. But if you're talking about us dollars be black shark for pro is at six hundred fifteen dollars and six hundred ninety dollars respectively as the non. It's it's kind of slightly scaled down version Looks pretty interesting In terms of the i it drops one of the cameras. It keeps the shoulder buttons most of the rest of the hardware and it's slightly cheaper. Probably not a five hundred dollar range for a gaming smartphone. That's unheard of clean. We're sitting here looking at foods. The latest and greatest thousand plus in in north china pop out gaming smartphones that are packed full of hardware intact for like seven hundred between five and seven hundred eighty s manageable. It off but yeah. If you're looking for gaming phone well you might just have to wait for this to be released internationally. But if you're in china Details in terms of prices and such and selections and preorders are available in a show notes for today's episode. So looks pretty cool all right. Moving on to an article begat from techcrunch facebook's clubhouse rival looks a lot like clubhouse right now in and because facebook is a clubhouse rival reported on net like all the way back in february in new york times. Didn't a bunch of other people did but what that product look like or how it will work have been questioned that have remained unanswered however new screenshots of a facebook audio product still under development shows what appears to be a live audio broadcasts experience. It's more of an extension of facebook's existing messenger rooms rather than a standalone app experience. Facebook confirmed with techcrunch. The images are indeed examples of the companies exploratory efforts because they don't represent alive product at this time but the gamut we all know the company said also that detailing what product look like based on these images would be inaccurate ob tech crush said screw. Were pushing him anyway. But keep in mind. It is in development features. That are very different in anything and everything could still change drastically between now and then but images at least help. Face their demonstrate. How facebook is thinking about live audio. Where such a social experience. Good fit within facebook's existing and that's worth considering considering that i don't think facebook wants to make another app i think they just want everybody to be on one app and use that so we do have some pictures that go along with it. Looks like they have like button. It says choose the room type where it's like live audio broadcasts in audio only room to listeners audio where you can start a private audio room with friends. A video button reconstructive private video room with friends in an you can also add people in but it looks very much like Like clubhouse that. I'm still trying to get used to somebody interfaces of the room so it's it's kind of interesting Speak are shown to tap the room. What a represented with a larger circular profile picks room listeners appear below is also a followed by speaker section leads the audience section again much like clubhouse but obviously subject to change the way it's being developed that would allow for rooms that anyone on facebook join Rooms could be accessible from facebook itself. Meaning you would not have to switch to messenger to join the room. When not expanded to full screen room with displays title number speakers in total listeners. He can get an idea of the rooms popularity. So Yeah lebron even looking at it tested it out. Don't secret facebook. Ceo mark zuckerberg is both on audio. Of course in fact he's already appeared on clubhouse. A couple of times recently spoke about the product. Chris social audio in clubhouse room hosted last week by former techcrunch editor josh casino investor at signal fire

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Where's the value in NFTs

Motley Fool Answers

05:13 min | 3 months ago

Where's the value in NFTs

"You first saw the acronym ft show up in your tweets you got as far as not at four. And then you realize you're quickly going down the wrong path and trying to decipher it. Nfc stanford non fungible tokens now from there. If you're like me you thought it had to do with mushrooms. Maybe mario brothers. I don't know so then you read a paragraph of an article got bored or confused and moved on with the knowledge that all of your assumptions were wrong. But then you didn't actually replace it with any real knowledge okay. And so that was fine until you started seeing f. T. everywhere and you realize that maybe you should learn what it means and also you have a podcast taping coming up so here we are. And it's not that ludicrous bro. Stay with me all right. Mitchell mitchell clarke wrote a delightful article on the verge explaining t so i'm largely relying on that also wired new york times and a few other places. Let's go all right. Non fungible tokens are essentially a way that you can claim ownership of a digital thing. So think music art tweets yes. These are all reproducible. But so is a postcard of the mona lisa. So non fungible tokens exists on a blockchain at this point. Mostly a theory but others are getting on board and there are online marketplaces like open sea bull and fifty gateway where you can buy and sell the official ownership of the digital thing again. We're talking music video. Art animated gifts for artists provides a new way to sell your work and you can also set it up. So that you get a little kickback. Every time the nfc changes hands with a new owner. Lots nice so right now. You're like bro. Why would someone pay millions of dollars for an animated gif when you can just download it for free again. Why would someone bhai a monet painting for millions when you can get it on a mug from the gift shop for fifteen dollars so it all comes down to the basic tautology that some things have value just because someone decides it has value now for some people the value might be bragging rights to that end. You get to buy an nf t fred digital drawing of a cat because you are looking for a new way to show people. You are wealthy for others. Value might be about your phantom or support of an artist or musician. Kings of leon grimes dead mouse and many others have released. And fte's for music and art and for others. The value might be purely speculative. You're buying the nf t for digital drawing up a cat because you think it will rise in value as many other people agree. They want that authentic digital drawing a cat. And you're like seriously digital yes. Ten years ago. A guy named chris torres created the animated. Meam niane cat. You know it as the flying cat with a pop tart for a body and it's leaving a rainbow trail behind as soon as you google. It you're going to be like. Oh cat i totally know what you're talking about. So in february torres created an nf t version and put it up for auction and it sold for nearly six hundred thousand dollars following a last minute bidding frenzy other f- tease out there. William shatner is dental x ray digital baseball cards photos of lindsay lohan. And the first tweet. By jack dorsey just sold for two point. Nine million. don't feel too bad because the proceeds argos support a charity. So there's that and if t. Are definitely booming right now with probably more speculators than collectors and fans driving up prices but experts looking beyond the boom. See a great opportunity for a new way to guarantee authenticity. So for example nike already has a patent to create. Nfc's attached to shoes to guarantee their authenticity. Called crypto. kicks so when you consider that. A pair of air jordan twelve flu games are worth more than one hundred thousand dollars. Yeah i think. I want an fte with that purchase. Please and maybe you're still skeptical like a bunch of people in the comments of the articles. I read but seriously. How is this all that new and different. It's not like people buy sneakers art or baseball cards for the value of the materials themselves. They buy them for the aesthetics. The design the rarity as the new york times quoted. Marc andreessen. ben. Horowitz a two hundred dollar pair of sneakers is like five dollars in plastic. You're buying a feeling and right now the feeling that. Fte's is similar to one a stamp collector or baseball card collector or art collector or fashion. Or even a speculator might feel. It's that feeling that you are special because you own something someone else wants.

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Some Capitol Hill Lawmakers Back Amazon Workers' Attempt To Unionize

NPR's Business Story of the Day

04:22 min | 3 months ago

Some Capitol Hill Lawmakers Back Amazon Workers' Attempt To Unionize

"Nearly six thousand amazon employees who work at a warehouse in bessemer alabama are voting by mail on whether to unionize. If they do this will be the first union amazon facility in this country. Here's jennifer bates. Who works there. I keep butterflies and butterflies. Normally come to calm me but hey this is my stomach faithful. It seems like it's getting bigger and bigger full of butterflies. Because there's no break in. Think i don't know how kogo nerve wracking. The election ends later. This month and i should mention. That amazon is a financial supporter of npr. But we cover them like any other company. Some lawmakers support the union. Including senator marco marco rubio or republican and of course president biden also michigan congressman andy levin earlier this month. He and a group of democrats traveled to bessemer. Good morning congressman. Good morning noel. How are you good thanks. What did amazon employees. They're tell you about why they want to unionize. Well you know a union election so often are about basic dignity and that was really true here. I was shocked to learn what it's really like in there They work in a facility. That's like fourteen football fields and it can take ten minutes to walk to a break room. They've to half hour breaks in a ten hour shift so they might get effectively ten hours to eat lunch be by the time they walk there and back lot of them. Don't feel like they can go to the bathroom. Except on their break. And they're watched and quantified every second they're monitored visually a listening geo positioning and every second they're not on task is measured and if they have a certain number of minutes off task in a week they could be fired sometimes might not even be a person involved it was really kind of dehumanizing to me. Here's the argument. That amazon makes amazon. Says look our employees. Earn fifteen dollars an hour which is a good wage in a place like bessemer alabama. Some of them have health benefits. 401k's essentially they have got the benefits that a union would get them. They don't need a union. What do you make of that argument. I'd like to tell that argument to any national football league player and the actor and a movie any presenter on major television or radio networks all of whom have a union every single one. The idea that unions are only for people who are the most poorly paid. It's ridiculous the one person who is unionized. That every airline is the pilot so this argument is ridiculous. These workers deserve a seat at the table to discuss a safe workplace. During a pandemic they deserve a seat at the table to have a workplace. That's human and a real person can go to and great make fifteen dollars. An hour amazon should pay them a lot more the owner of the company. The main owner had his wealth increase. Seventy eight billion dollars during a pandemic and they're about pay jeff bezos in their bag bragging about paying people fifteen dollars an hour there. What's wrong with workers having their own organization just that they can have input in their in in their work lives. And that's all these people are seeking is a seat at the table during this trip to alabama that you went on your colleague congressman jamaal. Bowman said this doesn't stop with amazon. He mentioned lift. Uber tesla and walmart as well. What is the ultimate goal here. The goal is for workers to be able to form a union and bargain collectively. If they darn well please. Noel were down to six percent of private sector workers in this country needing union. We're gonna pass the proactive in the congress and the president is going help. Lead into new era when workers can have a say at the table. It's long pastime in this country. Michigan congressman andy levin. Thank you

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Fresh off blockbuster acquisition, Microsoft will add 20 Bethesda games to Xbox Game Pass

Talking Tech

01:49 min | 3 months ago

Fresh off blockbuster acquisition, Microsoft will add 20 Bethesda games to Xbox Game Pass

"Learn more at attleboro dot com slash talking listeners. It's brett molina. And i'm mike schneider and welcome back to talking tech as we look ahead into the video game crystal ball. Many felt that. Sony has the best lineup of exclusive games coming to the playstation five in the months ahead. But it's possible. That picture is changing. Microsoft has officially completed. Its seven point five billion dollar acquisition of cinemax media which is the parent company of bethesda soft works. Anyone who was into playing video games does the name bethesda. It's created such games as the elder scrolls and fallout plus it on several other studios including it software which created doom and wolfenstein. One upcoming game from bethesda studio death loop is in development arcain studios that will actually be a playstation exclusive when it arrives in may but future bethesda studio games will be xbox exclusives. Xbox gamers will still see immediate rewards from this deal. Microsoft is planning to bring additional bethesda games to its xbox game pass subscription service within days said xbox head phil spencer so xbox game pass which has been gaining in popularity will likely get a boost. Out of this I checked it has about eighteen million pain members that they pay ten dollars a month or more for the service. For instance you can also get it for fifteen dollars if you include xbox live which if you play online multiplayer games you need that anyway and the thing with game pass to is. They haven't just been showing off like games. They've also tried to do a lot of microsoft gains day and date so you can actually buy the game or you can try it out on game pass and i wouldn't be surprised if we see that in a similar way with bethesda where we see a lot of their games available maybe day and date on xbox game pass so

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

KLBJ 590AM

01:55 min | 1 year ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KLBJ 590AM

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on WBAP 820AM

WBAP 820AM

03:04 min | 2 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on WBAP 820AM

"We look at a living wage as ways that should be able to provide as manicure pedicure the newest iPhone dish network Hulu Netflix we we thank all those things are like priorities when really those are just one so when we think of a living wage I think people think well I can't get all that on fifteen dollars an hour but that's me you pay for your bills and you you know maybe go get if you're an adult you go get an adult job which is a factory job if you don't have an education but for me the the McDonald's jobs and those kind of minimum wage job needs to be for for teenagers not for adults who are trying to make a living and I think we need to scale back on what we think our needs when really they're not needs there just want that makes sense sure absolutely so that's my thought on that well and people think that they they deserve these things and they need these things like you said they don't right so you're not gonna be able to make fifteen dollars an hour and have all those things so even if they call the living wage really the way people think they need to live that's not going to cover it either so I just think those need to be like you said entry level jobs for I think for younger kids that's what those job used to be for you know McDonald's job title belt all those report for you you know kids that's right said forever her yeah they they they yeah I I've been saying that I mean their entry level jobs right right well and and what I I work for a high school and and what is amazing to me is parents will come in new new people and they they all they have to have to and they and nothing against had few the few can afford them you know that's fine but when they sit there and say they need you know we need to buy their kids a pair of jeans and they need new tennis shoes and where is the free lunch application yet they're setting setting there with these expensive tattoos and you're thinking wait a minute yeah I guess I'm kind of going off on a tangent but I have seen so much of that in my job people this day thank you know we have to give them the basics for their kids so that they can have those other things they have you know the new what I found well it's it's it's what you said do you do you do you here's here's the thing do you are you should every job is a job they can take care uniformly now and that's what they're advocating for their saying living wage meaning that you should read a live and take care of everybody there are a lot of jobs are not designed and I've never been design okay ever for.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KGO 810

KGO 810

02:28 min | 2 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KGO 810

"Fifteen dollars and you know I mean that's how bills get past is with the house and Senate taking a shot at a at a troll let's go to Canada for can your ownership and Nikki are how do we solve this dilemma fairways living wage minimum wage what what's what's the right path hello can now I tried okay Paul same question go ahead yeah well I think there's a difference between the minimum wage in the living right the real minimum wage is zero because if you increase the marginal cost add an additional point and add an additional employee employers are not going to do it well I'm I mean unless they can see if demand is so great they feel they can raise the price and and still continue to make a profit but you're right they won't hurt their bottom line just to keep an employee in the in the green yeah and I think that you know the purpose of the minimum wage for entry level jobs right it's a ladder you climb up people entering the job force work force for a first timer making minimum wage their crew skills and move up the ladder if you make that if you increase that first step even higher it's going to kill jobs but here's the problem there is no more latter into that that mark like that anymore if you go to subway and you're working at subway for fifteen dollars an hour they're not going to groom you to be a manager there's no grooming you're there and they know you're there for a short time you're looking for something else and that's how it works so I mean I get what you're saying a you know and and there's really there is some proof I mean I've owned a business before and I know if you if you told me I had to raise my costs to a point where you know is double what I was paying people I might get annoyed I don't know what I do I mean I guess I am in a service industry there's not much I can do I mean that's almost these minimum wage jobs are service hospitality those types you know Westron things like that charge more for the services if you're an independent contractor right to to offset that but then your dealer competitors will do it with a less person or let's do it with undocumented people don't get minimum wage you know so that's that that's the case and people make on when they're doing that all right what if it's possible the Berkeley is insane and the wrong so wrong that there possibly right I think you're gonna agree with me that's come out next on KGO.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on X96

X96

02:00 min | 2 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on X96

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:40 min | 2 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Because at the fifteen dollars a month level. We have a bonus gift a one year subscription. To the New York Times online for unlimited digital access if you are a fan if you enjoy everything from the Sunday puzzles to the daily breaking news alerts you will enjoy a one year subscription to the times online. That's your bonus gift if you give us a call at one eight hundred nine three seven eight eight five zero and support us with fifteen dollars a month. Now, if you're sitting there saying, wait a minute I thought they finished up yesterday. Why are they back here? I can assure you we asked ourselves that question this morning, but the simple truth is we didn't meet our goal yesterday. And we need to meet the goal because meeting the goal means that we will have the money. It takes to continue to give you our programming for the next few months. We won't be back for a while. Until until we need to ask again for your support. But right now, we need to get over this hurdle. And we've got a triple challenge that will help us do that. If you help us take advantage of it. So call right now one eight hundred. Nine three seven eight five zero triples, don't work if no one calls. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. The zero times everything doesn't work. So it is the cool thing is you can make up for lost time. You can give us an extra bonus bump up gift if you'd like knowing it will be tripled in the next few minutes an exciting opportunity as we attempt to close the gap or a little bit in overtime here. A making the effort to get to the goal that we have to get to. So we have the resources we need to do the work you expect from us..

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5

New Jersey 101.5

02:24 min | 2 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on New Jersey 101.5

"Fifteen dollars an hour for most workers by twenty twenty four will be signed into law by governor Phil Murphy on Monday, that's because it was passed by both houses of the legislature assembly speaker, Craig Coughlin says it will help around one million workers have the chance to give those who are traditionally low low wage earners the opportunity to take advantage of so many of the things that all of us have the opportunity to take of in many of us have to often take for granted the minimum wage is now eighty five an hour to ten dollars in July that increase dollar each year on the first of January for the next four years for seasonal employees in those working at businesses with five or you're workers, the minimum will reach fifteen dollars until twenty twenty six as you've heard Trump mentioned coming up after this newscast. You're going to get the details. What's exactly going on? With New Jersey's zone already Lang. There's multiple reports out there a ton of rumors swirling, but you'll get real answers about Artie status from people who were with him. Stay tuned for that coming up in just a few minutes, putting sixty four hundred right now jerseys drug court program has handled more than twenty four thousand criminals since two thousand to the latest numbers from the state suggests some solid success for the program, which puts it pushes rehab over incarceration of the fifty eight hundred plus individuals who've graduated drug court says program chief Donna plaza, just two and a half percent end up in state prison for a different crime down the road, the program administers more than nineteen thousand drug tests per month on active participants and ninety five percent of them are negative. So few clients are employed on their way into the program plaza ads, but sixty seven percent of current active. Participants have a fulltime job eighty nine percent are employed at the time of graduation. Dino, flam me on New Jersey one zero one point five news. And there's another recall to make you aware of tonight. This one involves. Children's medication the infant ibuprofen. Which is produced by jersey drugmaker transformer was recalled the over the counter drugs sold large chains, including WalMart, CVS and family could include a higher concentration of pain relieving medication then shown on the label. So far, there's been no reports of any serious problems. How cold temperatures drop tonight across the Garden State, the complete New Jersey one zero one point five forecast coming up in New Jersey fast traffic in one minute mean because that would cause series imbalanced marriage. It would if one person just forgot the baby on the roof. Remember, the time never the time that'd be nuclear option. Okay. This this argument isn't up. I never left up baby..

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM

WCBM 680 AM

01:47 min | 2 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM

"Be the first city or state in this nation to guaranteed guarantee. All workers two weeks. Paid vacation Kaiser Ville Hamda Blasio has no pronouncements for you. Here would like your understands that your get two weeks vacation. It is. Verboten to make you work during those two weeks. As you know, Bill de Blasio, formerly Warren Wilhelm, aka Kaiser Wilhelm. Is a far left progressive close ally of or formerly I think the close allies Hillary Clinton, I think they had a falling out. He was like Henry or have to stop wearing pants suits says it's not fashionable. And now he has gone from saying that it'll be healthcare for all New Yorkers to a fifteen dollars minimum wage. And. This is a way I'm sorry. We already have a fifteen dollar. Minimum wage in the state of New York is getting crazy. But now we're going to get two weeks of vacation. I let let me say that does not to me sound unreasonable at all I would think that most employers would want to be able to give their employees two weeks vacation. I would also note that I haven't had the ability to take a full two weeks of vacation in almo I at least eight years, I can't remember taking two weeks of actual vacation meaning two weeks if not now they may say well, buck, it's not taking a contiguous, and I can understand that. But the point here is that you've got to do with the needs of the employer are to keep your job. And they deciding.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

01:52 min | 2 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KQED Radio

"Fifteen dollars each. There's a market that recognizes the difference in one. And there is no bloody market recognizes the difference insider fundamentally that difference comes down to the raw materials the apples about seventy. Miles north west of Wood's place in Middlebury, Vermont is the cavernous production facility of woodchuck at one point the biggest cider brand in the country. Thousand gallon tank of cider and right now, it's cloudy. Ben Calvi is checks general manager explains the vast majority of its product like most cider sold in the US is made from supermarket. Apple's Macintosh more Honey grasp we rely on the leftover apples that don't get sold for a profit to a store. He's buying fruit from farmers for less than it costs them to grow the apples, which is great in terms of his bottom line. He says, but it's not doing much to support the orchards long-term. Meanwhile, other cider makers like what at his orchard and New Hampshire are using more esoteric apple varieties grown specifically for cider making golden russet and porters perfection Calvi, by the way supports highlighting these heritage brands. He actually makes a small amount of ciders this way himself. It keeps things interesting. It keeps some are fans engaged with. What are we coming out with next that challenge? Now, though is consumers have come to associate cider with a sweeter lower alcohol. Drink and some have written it off altogether. Michele McGrath has the US association of. Peter makers and represents salaries at all price levels. If you don't like a beer, you don't write off the entire beer category. If you don't like a wine, generally, you're gonna try at least a couple reds and a couple of whites before you decide you don't like wine. She insider makers across the country have been trying to convince wine drinkers to give heritage siders my shot that includes would and others who are growing their own apples for them. It could mean the difference of whether they can make it not just as cider makers, but as orchard owners as.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KFI AM 640

KFI AM 640

01:39 min | 3 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KFI AM 640

"Fifteen dollars an hour by twenty twenty employees in the city of la also qualify for paid sick leave no your rights and employer responsibilities for information visit wages la dot l a city dot org or call one eight four four wages la have you heard about fair let you get the exact car you want entirely on your phone and turn it in at anytime you just scan your license find your car sign with your finger pick up your keys and you're done everything is in the app and there's no long term commitment plus the all in monthly payment include your warranty routine maintenance roadside assistance even insurance if you want just dial pound two fifty and say fair app when you dial pound two fifty you'll have the option of receiving an autodial text message for my heart media hey it's dean sharp last week i told you how tina and i discovered life source water and how it cleared the bar we'd set for a whole house water system it needed to filter all the water in the entire house remove chlorine lead the healthy minerals in but no hard water scale and be totally maintenance free and cost less than buying bottles that's exactly what a life source water system does so we made the call last thursday the light source van with life source factory installers showed up on time ready to go explained exactly how they were going to install our system and did a fantastic professional job that afternoon our water was changed forever and i took my very first chlorine free shower the age of under sink filters and water softeners is over and all for way less than the cost of bottled water and right now for the month of june kfi listeners get free installation call life source water now eight hundred three three four five zero zero nine eight hundred three three four five zero zero nine.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

KOA 850 AM

01:50 min | 3 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KOA 850 AM

"Fifteen dollars an hour for mcdonald's if you're unemployed at this moment in time you are trying not to work straight up it frustrate there is a person panhandling right in front of a mcdonald's starting fifteen dollars an hour signed the other day and i almost lost my mind i was all i could do not to turn around and just say really can you move away from the sinuses or hiring to panhandle really busy and i places to go expect to see more of this and not just an entry level positions if you have a unique set of skills and i don't mean like liam neeson's set of skills and taken a but if you have a high level set of skills in any industry now is the time to be looking for a job if you are not happy where you are because now is the time when people are going to start to make moves because other companies who are desperate for your services are going to offer you a better salary and better benefits because they know that's what it takes in a tight labor market to hire great people so expect to see incomes had a little jump in the last month incomes have been lagging in this recovery significantly but now that unemployment is so low you have no choice as an employer but to pay more money and pay better benefits if you're in a in a specialized industry now is your time to shine so just don't get discouraged hang on i'm trying to get my call tracker here and and you know start looking for something else if you're unhappy now's the time make the leap brian you're on koa newsradio hey brian is he up dave brian up hang on me try this hey who's this okay oh hey nick there you go buddy you're half right half wrong entry level.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

01:31 min | 3 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot

"The new fifteen dollars an hour seattle started with this local minimum wage of fifteen dollars an hour actually the reason that hasn't been a problem it's been because of amazon and because of all of these corporations that are doing very well now of course they're reconsidering an amazon very publicly is you know there are cities right across lake washington from the city of seattle is the very rapidly growing and pro business relatively probusiness city of bellevue and there's nothing magical about going into seattle where they're going to try to punish you for their for your success this is completely bazaar and it is completely wrong and the idea that somehow having the government collect more money from from private business is going to help with the homeless do you know what they've spent sixty three million dollars so far yes that's right on emergency homeless spending and they estimate their eleven thousand homeless people and all of king county which is the county in which seattle is located so you can figure out how many tens of thousands at his per homeless individual and you know what the situation hasn't gotten better it's gotten worse because here's a little tip when you pay money to something when you were awarded when you encourage it you get more of it welcome to homeless central usa one eight hundred nine five five seventeen seventy.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on WJNT 1180 AM

WJNT 1180 AM

01:36 min | 3 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on WJNT 1180 AM

"To fifteen dollars a month hm there are roughly three hundred fifty thousand able bodied working age medicaid recipients in kentucky roughly half of whom already are meeting the community engagement requirements according to the governor those who fail to meet the requirement will be granted a month to correct their failings before their benefits are eliminated the policy changes expected to result in ninety five thousand fewer medicaid recipients at for the fiveyear window granted by federal authorities an aide to the governor told the washington post we are ready to to show america how this can and will be done it will soon become the standard and the norm in the united states of america and america will be better for the new requirements have drawn criticism from liberal lawmakers in activists who argue they will drive down workforce participation because some number of poor people will be left untreated preventing them for applying for and holding jobs so there you go the administration has their chicken and egg story completely wrong they say people need to work to get healthy said sheila schuster a longtime kentucky healthcare advocate till the new york times we all know that health is a foundation from which people go to school go to work and keep their employment i am afraid the administration's not only going backwards by doing it for completely the wrong.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KHNR 690AM

KHNR 690AM

02:40 min | 3 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KHNR 690AM

"The fight for fifteen dollars listen to this who the ticket business sale must muster the book sunrise vote is going out of this mess because i can no longer afford to pay the ever increasing minimum wage should not want you to pay more money i wouldn't be where i am today is not in order for me to pay my worker fifteen dollars an hour that strikes me and a lot of people down when he basically tell an entire service industry pay this hearing you've got to raise the wages of your company by fourteen percent how our businesses that have practically no margin says is supposed to distance soared that this is a dangerous neighborhood middleclass plug working area chosen that will closing the store a lot of tears rishard in this wage increase has not hurt the employees it has hurt the families and the children i understand that it was to help employees but it has hurt how much longer are people going to ignore economics 101 you artificially increase the price of something you will decrease the demand for it in his case we're talking about labour and if the proponents of the minimum wage are serious about claiming that it has no downsides then why are we stopping at fifteen dollar minimum wage while we make it fifty dollars five all that gives the average person hundred thousand dollars a year clearly you can do that without having any adverse consequences without anybody losing a jobs without prices going up to the point where people can afford the product anymore no all you have to do is pick up the magic wand wave it and huahua the employee now earn fifteen dollars an hour even though his productivity her productivity i have not increased commensurately you've just given somebody more money out of the pockets of the employer who in turn will take it out of the pockets of the customers by raising prices what would take it out of the pockets of future employees by not having future employees or by giving people fewer hours if it really is true if you really believe those of you on the left who listen to my show and i know that you're out there you honestly believe that a hike of minimum wage will not have any adverse consequences then please explain to me why you're stopping a fifteen dollars he wouldn't live on fifteen dollars would.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard

Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard

02:37 min | 4 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on Something to Wrestle with Bruce Prichard

"And around the track monitor it only fifteen dollars a month but all bend another matt secondguessing your home get simplisafe me get some rare voters implant fate dot com last listen to get us federal ten percent discount when you order today again that is simplisafe dot com almost philadelphia aol aol air a f e dot com slash listen ally here he he in davis and you'll be safe basil the veto is a name you drop on this show quite often bruce in june or july of ninety eight this is when he leaves the company to come a marketing director for a horseracing company will have the right how helpless this come about and what impact as have all the company when a guy like basil to veto pulls out oh disappointed was the second time base would pulled up first on base pulled out was when he left steroid trial because he quote didn't want to be associated with the guy on jail for steroid distribution and then with welcome back in the company and then left again because he had an opportunity basil's passion i think was more in the in the race john around the gambling john based leading up to the code word for this uh race track in he jumped at it uh that's it this an opportunity to jump at a restaurant yeah basically man it was it that was his passion in the i think the basil really you basil had no passion in my opinion of the business was wrestling business i had a passion for promoting a marketing as he had a passion for betty five gotcha wwe response is stopping that they receive the day after king of the ring with eric bischoff than the tonight showed deal that got off and they announce that they're gonna hotshot whole koga build gobert for the world title the very next week philosophy of the georgia dome and that happened against a taped raw i saw they reaction internally inside tighten towers when you guys here the wwl planned for the show against the taper off is goldberg hulk hogan at the georgia dome instead of saving for payperview which i think most everyone would have the same would have been the traditional route to go here.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

02:28 min | 4 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Make contribution uh the kids are fifteen dollars so all of our our our school supplies are put it a touvier's almost like many hard work briefcases on each one contains about thirty of the basic or course apply it it kidney to start the school year so they can make a donation to us online it can also currency exchanges all you out illinois also collect money poorest also summer on so people can go on and drop their spare change in any currency exchange location republic banks is also collecting knife poorest solar so those are a couple of it that people can contribute to what we're doing so last your eight hundred ninety thousand school supplies last year alone that sir quite quite an accomplishment yet we actually gave out is shy thirty thousand up our back to school kit its you're hoping to do closer to thirty five or forty thousand i should point out the contest uh the application he'd be postmarked by july twenty port and anybody can nominate a particular count as is only open to chicago schools but anybody nominated school they can nominate a school more than want and ellen that's kinda cool too because it anybody can be dominant be a teacher or anybody at that scores if the small just the school the core the core the reason that i entered mad at all that out of fifty four and steak and a lot of our kids conman they're not prepared no fault of their own and culinary father content i could make a huge difference that i i didn't elite at because it said when told by for every student and when i look at the content of the kit there's no way that are going to get the everything located but they did and they would absolutely anything in the postmark of by july twenty fourth for the argue a twenty seven contests ellen while we have your we'd be remiss talk to you about summer vacation because we've been talking at the start of school obviously coming up but how port is it for kids to remain engaged over the summer as well so i actually if i may i couldn't capture of abbott here and they're already and continue with their children over the summer absolutely okay so i am a language carol white what aaron can do it if they had internet entered a wonderful at called dual lingo it deal oh ally ultimately it'll funding interactive wait.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on Z100

Z100

01:36 min | 4 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on Z100

"Of a bit like an incremental but but fifteen dollars the fifteen dollars stacked over here twenty five dollars dashed and i didn't get i box a bigger part like no seriously she had a little bit that's not that's not no can the point of her how was his the christmas find the mets issue put money for christmas yeah not alike just pick your hand up there until the box a certain way in order fight does it into the wall and the box and fall down when i was the christmas boxes all the cat how much in there and i mean lots of money only how much to probably thousands for the whole year she put every week how many many many money for my mom christmas box dragan my girl volleys the very money in the yard in mason's ours went to be that's like the worst idea ever in may singe ours yeah that's a waste i would use those mason george for cocktails yeah jon johnson the army not you guys in the army you get married to get you get money from the government to get married right yeah so what happens there that we're going to army got you get get all the more to help live and local economy so if you mary your get it a good about more when now i would never believed that someone in our armed forces will get married just for the money cannot faults but a they have another touchdown will thank you for serving our country john and they'd no matter how much they're giving you'd they they didn't owe you more i think that thank you thank you thank you have a say pick ours can and you're headlines bethany let us alright president trump could releases revise to travel band as early as today the associated press a seem to draft event.

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"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KGO 810

KGO 810

02:04 min | 4 years ago

"fifteen dollars" Discussed on KGO 810

"Of bandwidth then you are charge fifteen dollars additional for everyone gig about you go over that a lot man so you could be constantly more money now is a part of that i can protect it yeah but that is still dealing right now i mean i don't think that i've got that a little my bill and i don't think i've got better the white flag i you varies how i know that's my he's or or not is that you that's not protecting your net working on our minds protect okay or you can now lines athlete for times going i'm it coming at you know of course welker i appreciated sam okay let's go do was gonna mark in richmond okay mark what signed in this or you on the a's it stealing to use your neighbor's why five it's not pass for protected without permission no i don't think it's similar house i'm not going anywhere you can't copyright or were were you get deal eric it you night how's it at that person who has it open as decided to leave it opened end up i projected it's agreement between the and that person it living here you leaving it up protected it to my sky high tonight air i can use it like this is his style but it's not in the how's it in and dream i mean less he says i feel for use it how's it in a dream well you know that speaks i've spoken upgraded i'm better understood agree that and i think that somebody who leads it open knowing that it to my house knowing that it right lives knowing that it would be with pierre's ivory it then it it should outspoken agreement that there are allowing me to use it and i'm taking advantage of it it's not just dealing with if anything it taking in their bid average of a circumstance but in my house i am not going anywhere i'm not i'm not telling it audio property it's the air and then on and then i i have not thought about that argument that it's coming in the my house you know if i'm doing something in order to re route it to you know to my home that's different but if i'm sitting in my living room and it's coming in to my house and it is not password protected yeah that i gotta tell you that's i i think.

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