Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour makes a good soundbite, but the people who will be hurt are those who are least able to look after themselves.
By Diana Furchtgott-Roth
Low-wage workers across the country are protesting and striking in a coordinated effort labeled the Fight for $15 “day of disruption” on Tuesday. Fast-food workers, airport employees, health aides, child care workers and Uber drivers are demanding a $15 minimum…
By Kristen Doerer
Workers of the Fight for $15 are staging their largest strike yet on Tuesday. A new report by the National Employment Law Project shows that since the movement launched in 2012, underpaid workers have won a stunning $61.5 billion in…
By Paul Sonn, Yannet Lathrop
Collective bargaining isn't working. It's time for the labor movement to innovate and adopt new models.
By David Rolf
By Joshua Barajas
D.C. lawmakers approved a measure Tuesday that would raise the hourly minimum wage to $15, joining lawmakers in New York and California who have passed similar proposals in recent months.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, governors in New York and California signed bills that raise their minimum wage to the highest in the nation over time. Also, the Supreme Court unanimously upheld a Texas law that counts overall population, not…
By PBS NewsHour
The fight for a $15 per hour minimum wage has won its biggest victories yet. California lawmakers voted for a bill to raise the minimum by 2022, while New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he reached a deal to hike…
By Yena Oh
Joe’s Crab Shack announced Wednesday it will be eliminating tipping from several of its restaurants, joining the growing national movement to get rid of tipping in American restaurants.
Thousands of workers walked off the job in as many as 270 cities in a push to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from $7.25. Gwen Ifill speaks to Alan Krueger of Princeton University, who believes…
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