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.
The lawmakers get just $5 a day for food and $9 for transportation.
By Michael Reich, Guest Blogger on February 19, 2014
The new CBO report saying a higher minimum wage will reduce employment leaves out important information.
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By Bryce Covert on February 18, 2014
A new report says a $10.10 minimum wage will come with job losses, but there are reasons to think it will help the economy.
By Alan Pyke on February 12, 2014
The minimum wage fight is getting more and more local, and Wisconsin Republicans are looking to short-circuit the fight for living wages.
By Sy Mukherjee on February 12, 2014
Approximately 50,000 workers with disabilities who are often paid even less than the federal minimum wage may now benefit from the forthcoming Executive Order.
By Sy Mukherjee on February 7, 2014
A section of the Fair Labor Standards Act allows employers to pay their disabled employees subminimum wages. Advocates say it's time to change that.
By Alan Pyke on February 6, 2014
Companies could pay whatever "training wage" they want for four months, then let workers go and hire another at a sub-minimum wage.
By Aviva Shen on February 6, 2014
His poverty-stricken home state stands to benefit hugely from a raise to $10.10 an hour.
By Mike Rivera on February 4, 2014
A bill introduced in the California State Senate could increase the minimum wage by over 150 percent over the next four years.