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Docking Paychecks: The High Cost Of Working As A Port Truck Driver

On average, port truck drivers who are classified as independent contractors earn less than minimum wage after deductions. VoiceWave’s Crystal Niebla follows a California worker in Long Beach who says … Continue reading

April 8, 2019 · Leave a comment

In Sacramento, It Costs a Lot to be Poor

With the costs of healthcare, car insurance, food, rent, and dozens of more factors weighing into living costs, it’s expensive to survive in California. In the state’s capital city Sacramento, … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

New law aims at gender gap in the workplace

Women make up 57 percent of the American workforce, but they don’t make 57 percent of the income— women earn 77 cents to every dollar earned by their male colleagues. Women have made … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

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