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 Bryce Covert on February 3, 2014
No American worker is guaranteed paid vacation time, but one state may soon change that.
By Scott Keyes on January 31, 2014
A ThinkProgress reporter goes out on one of the coldest nights of the year to join a survey of the homeless population of Washington, D.C.
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By Bryce Covert on January 30, 2014
Washington's state House passed a paid sick leave bill, inching it closer to joining Connecticut, the only state with a policy.
By Scott Keyes on January 29, 2014
D.C. officials were forced to send at least 60 families to hotels outside city limits.
By Alan Pyke on January 22, 2014
Workers at the Pentagon are going on strike as part of a larger effort to pressure the president to raise their wages.
By Joanna M. Foster on January 15, 2014
The Washington D.C. Water and Sewer Authority is investing hundreds of millions of dollars in projects to generate its own power and protect its infrastructure from the impacts of climate change.
By Bryce Covert on January 15, 2014
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) proposed a substantial raise in the state's minimum wage.
By Aviva Shen on January 14, 2014
The lobbying group representing the world's largest processed food companies argues Washington's campaign finance laws violated its civil rights.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on January 14, 2014
As states across the country are limiting insurance coverage for abortion, Washington lawmakers want to take the opposite approach.