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Articles About minimum wage
April 21, 2015
Could We Ever See a Maximum Wage in the U.S.?
The idea of a maximum wage is a foreign one to most Americans, but the discussion is heating up. Is it as crazy and anti-American as it sounds?
April 17, 2015
If a $15 Minimum Wage Sounds Crazy, This Will Blow Your Mind
As minimum wages around the country get a bump, one company is going above and beyond -- instituting a $70,000 minimum for all employees.
April 16, 2015
Why Raising the Minimum Wage Isn’t A Silver Bullet
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.
April 15, 2015
Skyrocketing CEO Pay Hurts Everyone, and Here’s Why
Since 1978, CEO compensation has gone through the roof, while ordinary workers have settled for much less. Why is this a problem and what can be done about it?
April 12, 2015
5 Cities Where You’re Guaranteed at Least $10 an Hour
Some U.S. cities have taken aggressive steps to boost their minimum wage.
April 06, 2015
3 Problems Standing in the Way of a Hillary Clinton Presidency
Hillary Clinton has been in the public spotlight almost nonstop since Bill Clinton began campaigning for president in 1991.
March 27, 2015
4 Businesses that are Cutting Costs With Robot Workers
As the robotics industry picks up steam, many low-wage workers are concerned about their job security. Here are four companies that have already started replacing humans with machines.
March 25, 2015
No, Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Hasn’t Hurt the City’s Economy
Seattle is set to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour, and that's already being blamed for some economic issues. Is that an accurate assessment?
March 23, 2015
Is Obama Helping or Hurting the Middle Class?
Americans may not have enough confidence in policy effectiveness anymore.
March 23, 2015
It Just Became Harder to Hate Wal-Mart
Wal-Mart, the much-maligned retail giant, just surprised workers with an increase in wages. What does it all mean?
March 19, 2015
America, We Should Talk About a Basic Income
As inequality continues to get worse, at what point should America bring a basic income into the conversation?
March 12, 2015
5 Cities Where the Minimum Wage Is Above $10 an Hour
Five U.S. cities where workers are guaranteed to earn at least $10 an hour.
March 08, 2015
2 Reasons American Retailers Are Caving on the Minimum Wage
Over the past year, a number of major retailers have announced that they will increase the minimum wage they pay employees.
March 03, 2015
5 Ways We Can Help American Families
Working families have it tougher than ever, and a recent survey shows just how far behind America is in taking care of them. Here's 5 ways we can help.
February 28, 2015
5 New Regulations That Could Impact Your Small Business
These five regulations could impact your small business in 2015.
February 21, 2015
This Is Why Washington Will Keep Ignoring Minimum Wage
Republican Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky has indicated that the question of increasing the minimum wage has taken up too much of the Senate’s time.
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