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By PBS NewsHour
As fast food workers protest low pay, some argue wage increases would kill jobs…
By News Desk
// A ballot initiative to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour in SeaTac, Wash., has won -- three weeks after Election Day. King County election officials certified the 77 vote margin of victory Tuesday. The Proposition also…
Supreme Court heard arguments about a woman who tried to poison her husband’s mistress…
How Much Is Enough to Live on?…
Legally, unpaid interns can't displace regular paid workers, doing real work for no pay. So why have unpaid internships have become so pervasive? Economics correspondent Paul Solman talks to some former interns frustrated with not being paid for work duties…
Labor Secretary Perez: 'Level Playing Field' Needed for American Workers…
D.C. Wages Fight With Walmart Over Higher Wages for Low-Income Workers…
By Paul Solman
Paul Solman answers Next Avenue readers' questions about whether a minimum wage hike would induce people to leave welfare, and whether such a hike would increase the government's tax revenue. Protesters advocate for raising the minimum wage outside…
President Obama is pushing a controversial hike in the minimum wage. It is surely no coincidence that his chief economic advisor is Alan Krueger, an economist who became famous in the 1990s for research supporting minimum wage hikes.
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