by Alan Pyke & Dylan Petrohilos Posted on December 4, 2014 Updated: December 4, 2014
In barely two years, fast food worker strikes have spread from New York City to 190 others, jumping to other low-wage industries in the process.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on November 18, 2014 Updated: November 18, 2014
Workers tell Congress raising hourly wages isn't enough for struggling part-time employees with limited rights and no benefits.
by Alan Pyke Posted on November 13, 2014 Updated: November 13, 2014
Meet the parents who serve food at the United States Capitol building but don't earn enough to make ends meet.
by Alan Pyke Posted on November 5, 2014
Workers in these four states can count themselves among the winners from Election Day 2014.
by Adam Peck Posted on November 4, 2014
"These people don't understand the struggle, but then they sit here and say they care about the people," she said. "How do you care about the people if you're hurting the people?"
by Kira Lerner Posted on October 31, 2014
Senate candidates are in the spotlight this election, but voters across the country will also be deciding on 146 ballot initiatives.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 29, 2014
The evidence shows that higher minimum wages in Canada haven't hurt jobs.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 27, 2014 Updated: October 27, 2014
The Container Store pays more than double the industry average and says it reaps the benefits in high productivity and low turnover.
by Kira Lerner Posted on October 25, 2014 Updated: October 25, 2014
Many minimum wage workers eat at food banks to try to stretch their paychecks out.
by Bryce Covert Posted on October 24, 2014 Updated: October 24, 2014
Chipotle and Papa John's are the latest fast food chains to be accused of wage theft.