Minimum Wage

Here's What Happened When 13 States Raised Their Minimum Wages
Hint: Job growth didn't implode
September 15, 2014

Hint: Job growth didn't implode

This Chart Shows How Meager U.S. Minimum Wage Truly Is
September 09, 2014

By this metric, it's one of the lowest in the developed world

GOP Candidate: Obama Created a "Minimum Wage Economy." That's Wrong.
September 05, 2014

It's a good line. If only it were true.

Ted Cruz Needs to Keep His Dad Away From His (Potential) Campaign
Rafael Cruz thinks the "average black" doesn't understand the minimum wage
September 02, 2014

Rafael Cruz thinks the "average black" doesn't understand the minimum wage.

The Ten Worst-Paying Jobs in America
From fry cooks to the guy parking cars
August 31, 2014

It's Labor Day—time to remember everybody who works, but particularly those who don't make a lot of money.

It's Time to Pay Prisoners the Minimum Wage
Paying just $2 a day hurts our economy and punishes families
August 15, 2014

Giving convicts labor equality will help our conscience and our bottom line. 

The NFL Cheerleaders Should Be Your Fair-Pay Heroes
August 04, 2014

The bottom 60 percent of the workforce hasn’t gotten a raise in a decade, and, for some, pay has even fallen. The basic bargain that Americans put in a hard day’s work and share in some of the bounty they produce has been broken.

The Future of Minimum Wage Will Be Decided in Cities
August 01, 2014

Why Seattle is part of a trend, not an anomaly.

Here's a Quick, Smart Way Obama Could Raise Worker Wages
Make federal contractors do right by their employees
July 29, 2014

Tell federal agencies to stop contracting with firms that don't treat their employees well.

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