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Washington farm faces $74K in fines from Department of Labor

- General News
The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division found Ostrom Mushroom Farms failed to pay farmworkers the required wage rate, did not provide cooking facilities or three meals per day, all violations of the H-2A temporary agricultural program.

A glimpse at grocery wages suggests room for increases

- Analysis
You can make statistics say what you want, but these at least suggest that pressure for higher wages is not going away soon in retail grocery.

Current costs of living—yow

- Analysis
Life in America these days is expensive—a fact that I expect will come as news to exactly 0 percent of readers.