by Alan Pyke Posted on September 5, 2014
Strikes continue to spread around the country, and fast food workers are now employing nonviolent civil disobedience.
by Josh Israel Posted on August 20, 2014
Joni Ernst does not believe there should be any federal minimum wage at all.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on August 14, 2014
“The minimum wage should not be what anybody aspires to," said the new Republican nominee for the Governor's mansion.
by Alan Pyke Posted on August 12, 2014
The lawsuit echoes some recent wage theft accusations against bigger fast food chains like McDonald's.
by Alan Pyke Posted on August 5, 2014 Updated: August 5, 2014
The interim president of a historically black college in Kentucky is giving up a quarter of his salary so that 24 low-wage workers can get a raise.
by Alan Pyke Posted on July 29, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
In a significant victory for workers, federal labor officials have determined that McDonald's Corp. is the official employer of all McDonald's workers.
by Josh Israel Posted on July 29, 2014
Ernst has argued against any federal minimum wage, claiming, "Every state has a different economy, different cost of living. I don’t believe that’s the role of the federal government."
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 29, 2014 Updated: August 18, 2014
San Diego's city council just passed paid sick leave and a minimum wage increase.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 21, 2014 Updated: July 21, 2014
Democratic Congresspeople and others will live off of $77 for a week, what a typical minimum wage worker brings home.
by Bryce Covert Posted on July 11, 2014 Updated: July 11, 2014
Small business owners also think a higher minimum wage would boost the economy and their own bottom lines.