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With Less Than 40% of Americans Earning a Living Wage, Are...

This week, members of the U.S. Senate, including Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Mark Warner (D-VA), called upon the Senate Rules...

Walmart Wage Increase Likely to Start New Trend Toward Pay Equity

Better schedules, more training, and a wage increase up to $10.00 per hour - that's what Walmart workers can expect beginning on April 1. Last month,...

Fast-food workers across country protest for higher wages

Fast food workers engaged in protest today across the country asking for a raise. According to The Los Angeles Times: "Police took 10 people into custody...

California Senate approves bill to raise minimum wage to $13/hr

California is leading the charge to increase the minimum wage. This week the California Senate approved a bill that would lift the wage to...

It’s Time to Give Millennials a Raise

By Sarah Audelo For many young Americans, the economy just isn’t working in our favor. Since the Great Recession, Millennials have continued to represent a growing...

Center for American Progress: Minimum wage increase would help workers of...

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has calendared a vote on increasing the minimum wage to $10.10/hour on Wednesday. Last week, the Center for American...

Black & Latino workers would be positively impacted from minimum wage...

Yesterday across the country, fast food workers held strikes to raise awareness of their plight for higher wages. Earlier this year, President Obama indicated...

From Spring Until Forever: No More Miser Tippers

  Once upon a time, a young man I know ordered $33 worth of food, which he consumed quickly and enthusiastically. He asked for everything....

Hoffa: GOP Message is Middle Class Hasn’t Suffered Enough

Yesterday, Jim Hoffa, president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, issued the following statement: "The Republicans' message is, 'The middle class hasn't suffered enough’.” In some...

April Ryan? Roland? No Black or Latino Presidential Debate Moderators

NAACP leaders are commenting on the lack of diversity in Presidential debate moderators.  At a time when recent Census data shows that people of...