By Bryce Covert on December 6, 2013
Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) isn't the only lawmaker to oppose the minimum wage altogether.
Analysts had expected 185,000 jobs to be added.
By Scott Keyes on December 5, 2013
The city's Department of Health told Churches on the Streets that they must cease serving hot homemade meals because they lack a permit.
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By Christopher Butterfield on December 5, 2013
Fast food workers in 100 cities across the country went on strike Thursday in protest of the industry's unlivable wages.
By Alan Pyke on December 5, 2013
It sounds like a middle-class life, but almost a third of bank tellers need help from the government due to low wages.
By Bryce Covert on December 5, 2013
After coming under criticism for it's all-male board, Twitter has finally added a woman.
By Tracey Ross, Guest Blogger on December 5, 2013
Some progress has been made in helping the homeless, but there are many ways to reduce their numbers that we could do right now.
If voters approve the measure, Massachusetts would become the second state to guarantee its workers get paid sick days.
A new audit of the National Mortgage Settlement shows little progress at curbing industry abuses from the largest banks.
By Alan Pyke on December 4, 2013
President Obama called for dropping the focus on austerity in favor of restoring America's lost economic mobility in a speech Wednesday hosted by the Center for American Progress.