By Alan Pyke on March 6, 2014
A new poll of firms with less than 100 employees finds major support for raising the minimum wage to $10.10.
By Alan Pyke on March 5, 2014
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would also slash food stamp costs by almost $5 billion per year.
By Igor Volsky on March 5, 2014
Since Washington state increased the minimum wage, its rate of job growth surpassed the national average.
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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 3, 2014
Sam Clovis of Iowa also claimed not to know a single person in his city who works for the minimum wage.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on February 26, 2014
Newly-announced senate candidate Thom Tillis thinks the minimum wage is an "artificial threshold."
By Bryce Covert on February 24, 2014
PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel gave qualified for support for a California initiative to raise its minimum wage.
By Igor Volsky on February 22, 2014
"I don't think -- I don't think it's government's business to be setting the minimum wage out there," Perry said
By Bryce Covert on February 21, 2014
Even if Walmart passed the extra cost entirely on to its customers, they probably wouldn't even notice.
By Bryce Covert on February 19, 2014
Workers with an intellectual disability are much less likely to have a job and, when they do, to be paid the same as other workers.