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Articles About minimum wage
December 08, 2016
The $70,000 Minimum Wage Experiment Reveals a Dark Truth
Gravity Payments set its minimum wage at $70,000, and the fallout has been striking. And we've seen one of the ugly parts of human nature rear its head.
November 28, 2016
Hate Your Job? 5 Problems That Are in Every Workplace
There might be plenty to complain about in your job, but chances are you're not the only one who's got a workplace problem.
November 18, 2016
Why Some People Are Against a $15 Minimum Wage
Not everyone is on board with the minimum wage hikes across the country. Here are a few reasons why they say it won't help in the long run.
November 13, 2016
Underpaid? 5 Jobs That Deserve Higher Pay Than Minimum Wage
Some jobs should pay more than the minimum wage.
November 11, 2016
Election 2016: 4 States That Increased the Minimum Wage
In all four states where minimum wage increases were on the ballot, voters chose to give hourly workers a raise. Here's what that looks like.
October 31, 2016
Warren Buffett: 5 Controversial Quotes
Let’s take a look at five of the most controversial Buffett quotes, and why you might want to change your position on certain issues.
October 24, 2016
We Have More Evidence Debunking A Big Minimum Wage Concern
With calls for a higher minimum wage reaching a fever pitch, new research has provided more evidence that should soothe those concerned that jobs will be lost.
October 12, 2016
The Truth About New York’s $15 Minimum Wage: Is it a Good Thing?
New York is one of the first states to approve a $15 minimum wage for all employees. But will changing the minimum wage by state benefit workers?
October 04, 2016
Is “Secure Scheduling” the New $15 Minimum Wage?
Much like the $15 minimum wage push spread, secure scheduling is becoming law in some major cities. What is it, and is it a good idea?
September 30, 2016
5 Celebrities Who Worked Minimum Wage Jobs
Think only regular folks work for minimum wage? These five celebrities also paid their dues before they became famous.
June 26, 2016
10 Jobs That Can Pay Less Than Minimum Wage
The minimum wage is supposed to be the least amount of money someone can earn in a job. But many American workers earn less than that.
May 01, 2016
Low Income Living: Can You Really Survive on $20,000 a Year?
How far can $20,000 take you? In most cases, not far enough.
April 18, 2016
The Truth About California’s $15 Minimum Wage: Is it a Good Thing?
California's minimum wage will be $15 statewide by 2022. The change could either be a huge boost, or a colossal economic disaster.
March 13, 2016
6 New Cars a Minimum Wage Worker Can Afford
For those of us that didn't win the Powerball, money might still be tight. Here are 6 cars that you can buy for less than one year of minimum wage.
February 16, 2016
10 Best States in America for Minimum Wage Workers
A record number of states are leaving the federal minimum wage behind.
January 18, 2016
10 Things That Are Scaring The Hell Out of Your Employer
You're worried about job performance and security. But what about your boss? Here are 10 things that have employers lying awake at night.
January 01, 2016
What This Man Learned from Working 50 Jobs in 50 States
Here's what one man learned from traveling the country in an RV to explore the state of hourly work in America.
December 22, 2015
Fatburger CEO: Why Nobody Wins With $15 Minimum Wage
What would happen if a nationwide $15 minimum wage was actually pushed through? According to Fatburger CEO Andrew Wiederhorn, nothing positive.
September 28, 2015
These 7 Presidential Candidates Want to Give You a Pay Raise
Not everyone agrees about the best way to do it, but these 7 presidential candidates are seeking to raise the minimum wage.
September 21, 2015
The Best 5 Cities for Young Workers on the Job Hunt
Young workers are paving the way for their workplace priorities, as they become the largest sector of U.S. employees. Here's the best places for them to work.
September 18, 2015
3 Reasons Why America Is Ready For a 4-Day Workweek
Is a 4-day work workweek a good idea for U.S. businesses? Data from Europe shows it might be. Here are 3 reasons to adopt a permanent 3-day weekend.
September 15, 2015
You Deserve A Bigger Paycheck, But America Isn’t Paying Up
The productivity of the American workforce has continued to rise, but paychecks haven't kept pace. Here's what will need to change for you to see more money.
August 27, 2015
No Tips, Please: Minimum Wage Hikes Change Restaurant Bills
Tipping can be annoying, but some restaurants are starting to get rid of it. Here's why, and what you'll pay instead.
August 11, 2015
How Much Should You Tip in America?
Everywhere you go, there are different minimum wage levels, and expectations for tipping. Here's your guide to how much you should throw down, if at all.
July 15, 2015
10 States Where People Can’t Really Afford to Pay Rent
Across the U.S., renters are struggling each month to pay on time or find more affordable housing. Here are the states where it's most difficult.
June 03, 2015
Should Politicians Be Responsible for Setting the Minimum Wage?
Minimum wage in the United States is a serious topic of debate -- and a highly political one.
May 30, 2015
7 More Cities That Want to Raise the Minimum Wage
A 2015 poll found that 75% of people supported increasing the minimum wage to at least $12.50 an hour.
May 30, 2015
7 Surprising Cities Where You’ll Find America’s Highest Minimum Wage
$15 minimum wages are dominating the headlines, but in terms of real purchasing power, these 7 cities lead the country in helping those on the bottom.
May 20, 2015
5 Companies Taking a Stand For a Living Wage
These 5 companies believe their workers should earn a livable wage.
May 19, 2015
Why Raising the Minimum Wage Is Not Going to Fix the Problem
Raising the minimum wage nationwide could be a first step to alleviating some hardships for hourly workers. But simply raising the wage won't make everyone happy.