Minimum Wage

Dallas Gets New Amazon Distribution Center — Just as Company Announces Wage Hike

By Bethany Erickson / October 3, 2018 / 1 Comment

Wednesday, Amazon announced that it would adopt a $15 minimum wage company-wide, and the news couldn’t have been more welcome for Dallas city councilman Omar Narvaez, who had a prime Amazon announcement of his own last week. “Breaking District 6 News,” he wrote on Facebook. “Thank you to my colleagues for unanimously approving the following […]

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How Much Money Does it Take to Live Like a Human in Dallas?

By Jon Anderson / September 1, 2015 / 10 Comments

By Jon Anderson Columnist Candy and I have been opinionating back and forth on low-income citizens and how their access to safe and affordable housing is a means to promote economic upwards mobility. After all, if the poor are less poor, they will live richer lives (by any definition) and contribute more to society. Unlike […]

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