By Scott Keyes on April 18, 2014
"It is a failure of both judgment and conscience," said one pastor.
By Bryce Covert on April 17, 2014
New York City lawmakers proposed raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour for large chain stores and restaurants.
By Scott Keyes on April 16, 2014
Shaneeka Rainer has been working in minimum wage fast food jobs for a decade, but his congressman doesn't think he deserves a raise.
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By Bryce Covert on April 15, 2014
The law will stymie the efforts of activists in Oklahoma City to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
By Bryce Covert on April 10, 2014
State lawmakers are eating only what they can buy with $42 in a week, comparable to what minimum wage workers go through.
By Alan Pyke on April 8, 2014
Maryland will raise its minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 over the next four years under a law passed Monday.
By Andrew Breiner on April 4, 2014
With over four years passed since the last national minimum wage increase to $7.25 an hour, states, cities, and counties have taken action. Is it enough?
By Alan Pyke on April 3, 2014
The minimum wage will rise from $7.25 to $8.75 over the next two years under a law signed earlier this week.
By Bryce Covert on March 31, 2014
The people of SeaTac mandated a $15 minimum wage in November, but the fight is far from over.
By Alan Pyke on March 31, 2014
New data show that 460,000 people with college degrees earn the federal minimum wage.