by Bryce Covert Aug 5, 2015
All employees will get at least $15 an hour to start out, with most moving to $18 an hour shortly after that.
by Bryce Covert Aug 4, 2015
While many banking jobs come with six-figure incomes, the majority of people who work for banks make far less.
by Bryce Covert Aug 3, 2015
An estimate of how much fast food prices would increase if the minimum wage were raised to that level across the country.
by Casey Quinlan Jul 31, 2015
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is confident that education is the answer to economic inequities -- but his record as governor suggests education isn't a high priority for him.
by Bryce Covert Jul 25, 2015
A class action lawsuit against American au pair agencies claims that their stipends, which can amount to just $4.35 an hour, are illegally kept low.
by Bryce Covert Jul 22, 2015
The New York wage board unanimously approved a $15 minimum wage for the state's fast food workers.
by Bryce Covert Jul 20, 2015
On Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Democratic Reps. Keith Ellison (MN), Raúl Grijalva (AZ) will propose a federal minimum wage increase to the level demanded by fast food activists.
by Bryce Covert Jul 15, 2015
"It's just the right thing to do, but also the right thing to do for our business," the owner of Delta Diner in Wisconsin said of the new policy.
by Alan Pyke Jul 9, 2015
The frothy scrum around Bush's call for working longer hours misses a much more profound error in his thinking.
by Bryce Covert Jul 8, 2015
An economist who studied Puerto Rico's minimum wage pushes back on the idea that it's to blame for the island's current fiscal problems.