Last week was the 110th anniversary of the Triangle Fire. The historian Christopher Gorham places the current fight for higher minimum wages in the context of that tragedy. The national.
The thing about the rejection of raising the minimum wage by 50 Republicans and 8 Democrats is that it is a punch in the face of working class people. It's.
I've finally been convinced that a higher minimum wage is bad. After all, it would hurt that most respectable and morally upright sector of American capitalism: the payday lender industry!.
Congress has set a record for its terribleness! The federal minimum wage has been $7.25 an hour since July 24, 2009. That’s coming up on a decade, but it’s already.
LGM Review of Books: Jonathan Rosenblum, Beyond $15: Immigrant Workers, Faith Activists, and the Revival of the Labor Movement
In the recent history of economic justice, one of the most prominent success stories is the $15 minimum wage in Sea-Tac, Washington. The small town where the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Low wage workers take part in a protest organized by the Coalition for a Real Minimum Wage outside the offices of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo,.
Above: Elsie Parrish On March 29, 1937, the Supreme Court decided the case of West Coast Hotel Company v. Parrish. This 5-4 decision upheld Washington's minimum wage law for women.
Michael Hiltzik on the wonderful times we live in: The first government-mandated disclosure of the ratio of CEO vs. average worker pay has surfaced, and as has been widely expected,.