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SEATTLE (AP) — A trial over whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage — instead of $1 a day — to immigration detainees who perform tasks like cooking and cleaning at its for-profit detention center in Washington state has ended with a hung jury.

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SEATTLE (AP) — After nearly four years of litigation and pandemic-related delays, a trial is underway to determine whether the GEO Group must pay minimum wage to detainees who perform cooking, cleaning and other tasks at its immigration detention center in Washington state.

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President Joe Biden has been busy during his first 100 days in office. He takes the stage tonight to address a joint session of Congress for the first time as president—but what accomplishments can he tout? Although marking a president’s progress in their first 100 days doesn’t predict how prolific they will be over their […]

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As CEO of Girlboss and founder of the multimillion-dollar online retailer Nasty Gal, Sophia Amoruso didn’t take the tried and true path to success. After a difficult childhood, dropping out of college and working several minimum wage jobs, Amoruso decided to take charge of her future by founding a vintage clothing business. In “#GIRLBOSS,” Amoruso shares how she learned the rules—and then learned to break them — in order to achieve success at such a young age.

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CLAIM: When asked how he would pay for free health care for all at Wednesday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would raise taxes to 52% on anybody making more than $29,000 a year.

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Abigail Disney has received a tremendous amount of media attention for calling out the pay disparity between Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger and the rank-and-file employees at the company that bears her grandfather's name. Iger made over 1,000 times more than the median Disney employee in 2018. But he's not alone.

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