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New York's Governor Wants to Raise Minimum Wage to $10.50

New York’s Governor Wants to Raise Minimum Wage to $10.50

by Carla Murphy on January 20 2015, 1:39PM

Is $10.50 enough?

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Chicago Approves New Minimum Wage: $13-an-Hour

Chicago Approves New Minimum Wage: $13-an-Hour

by Carla Murphy on December 3 2014, 10:43AM

Business owners are mobilizing nationally to counter the growing movement.

Topics: Labor, /NOW

Could Pres. Obama's Action on Immigration Help the Fight for $15?

Could Pres. Obama’s Action on Immigration Help the Fight for $15?

by Carla Murphy on November 20 2014, 2:22PM

Increasing the minimum wage may require immigration reform

Topics: Economy, /NOW, Obama Immigration Order

Five States, and a Dozen Counties, Consider Minimum Wage Hikes

Five States, and a Dozen Counties, Consider Minimum Wage Hikes

by Julianne Hing on November 4 2014, 2:29PM

From $8.50 in South Dakota and Arkansas to $15 per hour in San Francisco County.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

How A Jim Crow Era Holdover Hurts Domestic Workers Today

How A Jim Crow Era Holdover Hurts Domestic Workers Today

by Carla Murphy on October 9 2014, 4:52PM

Domestic workers still may not be paid for time worked—and have no recourse to fight theft

Topics: Economy, /NOW

What's Different About Fast Food Worker Strikes This Thursday?

What’s Different About Fast Food Worker Strikes This Thursday?

by Carla Murphy on September 2 2014, 2:30PM

Workers plan civil disobedience and hope to add home care workers to their fight

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Fast Food Workers Show Strength in Numbers This Weekend

Fast Food Workers Show Strength in Numbers This Weekend

by Carla Murphy on July 28 2014, 10:03AM

The Illinois gathering would have been unheard of two years ago

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Walmart vs. NYT Columnist Timothy Egan

Walmart vs. NYT Columnist Timothy Egan

by Carla Murphy on June 26 2014, 11:15AM

You decide the winner: Egan or Walmart?

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Gap Stores Raise Minimum Wage

Gap Stores Raise Minimum Wage

by Carla Murphy on June 24 2014, 11:53AM

Gap employees will also get a second raise next year

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Is $10.10 An Acceptable Minimum Wage?

Is $10.10 An Acceptable Minimum Wage?

by Carla Murphy on June 18 2014, 12:20PM

New report targeting president’s recent executive order aims higher

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Dallas Hospital Gives Workers Raise--Using Exec Bonuses

Dallas Hospital Gives Workers Raise—Using Exec Bonuses

by Carla Murphy on June 17 2014, 12:44PM

Whether the new $10.25 minimum wage will be a living wage for Dallas residents is unclear.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Labor Secretary Responds to Federal Contract Workers Demands

Labor Secretary Responds to Federal Contract Workers Demands

by Carla Murphy on June 13 2014, 10:45AM

Some federal contract workers are pleased with new $10.10 wage; others call it a poverty wage

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Federal Contract Workers to Obama: $10.10 Not Good Enough

Federal Contract Workers to Obama: $10.10 Not Good Enough

by Carla Murphy on June 12 2014, 2:30PM

Letter to White House calls $10.10 poverty wages

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Where to Live (And, Not) on the Minimum Wage

Where to Live (And, Not) on the Minimum Wage

by Carla Murphy on March 27 2014, 12:07PM

States are increasingly taking over the minimum wage fight from Congress

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Congressional Budget Office Misses the Mark on Minimum Wage

Congressional Budget Office Misses the Mark on Minimum Wage

by Imara Jones on February 20 2014, 7:00AM

Raising the minimum wage is essential to decreasing income inequality and raising the living standards of economically marginalized Americans who are disproportionately women and people of color.

Topics: Economic Justice

Today at 2p.m., Pres. Obama Takes Questions About SOTU Speech

Today at 2p.m., Pres. Obama Takes Questions About SOTU Speech

by Carla Murphy on January 31 2014, 12:49PM

Use the opportunity to raise the issues that concern you.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Pres. Obama to Raise Minimum Wage for Low-Wage Federal Workers

Pres. Obama to Raise Minimum Wage for Low-Wage Federal Workers

by Carla Murphy on January 28 2014, 11:16AM

Obama announces plans to sign executive order mandating minimum wage increase during tonight’s State of the Union address.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Low-Wage Federal Workers Walk Off Job Today

Low-Wage Federal Workers Walk Off Job Today

by Carla Murphy on January 22 2014, 11:04AM

Food servers and janitorial workers at landmark federal buildings demand a living wage.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Proposed $15 Los Angeles Hotel Worker Minimum Wage Would Be Boon to City's Latinas

Proposed $15 Los Angeles Hotel Worker Minimum Wage Would Be Boon to City’s Latinas

by Julianne Hing on January 21 2014, 5:09PM

Los Angeles is getting ready to take on a minimum wage hike fight for hotel workers.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Fast Food Worker Naquasia LeGrand Wows on Colbert

Fast Food Worker Naquasia LeGrand Wows on Colbert

by Carla Murphy on January 17 2014, 1:21PM

The 22-year-old fast-food worker and organizer makes it plain: I just want a living wage.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

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