By Lauren C. Williams on March 5, 2014
Digital currencies like Bitcoin could give impoverished Native American tribes an economic boost by giving them an alternative the United States dollar.
By Igor Volsky on March 5, 2014
Since Washington state increased the minimum wage, its rate of job growth surpassed the national average.
By Bryce Covert on March 5, 2014
The idea that women trade lower pay for better working conditions doesn't pan out.
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By Alan Pyke on March 4, 2014
By one provocative metric, minimum wage workers get a better deal in places like Malaysia and Mongolia than they do in the United States.
By Bryce Covert on March 4, 2014
Meet one woman struggling with long-term unemployment without a benefit check to rely on.
By Zack Beauchamp on March 4, 2014
An idea so crazy it just might have bipartisan support.
By Igor Volsky on March 4, 2014
Deficit hawks looking for deep spending cuts will be sourly disappointed.
Detroit is trying to pay two giant banks just 30 cents on the dollar, and the banks see this as good news.
More than 41 million people don't have access to paid sick leave.
By Alan Pyke on March 3, 2014
Ukraine's tensions with Russia are a novel outcome from a familiar debt crisis recipe.