It Was Always Supposed To Be A Living Wage

To argue that the minimum wage was never supposed to be a living wage is completely anachronistic.

Massachusetts Unionized Home Care Workers Get $15 Minimum Wage

The union, United Healthcare Workers East or 1199SEIU, is the first group of home care workers in the country to receive a $15 minimum wage.

Working 9-5, And Also 5-8 And Sometimes More For The Same Money

The latest domestic front on which the Obama administration is waging a battle? Paid overtime for the American worker.

Los Angeles Unions Now Fighting Against $15 Minimum Wage

Here’s some sad, surprising news from Los Angeles: after helping support the fight for a $15/hr minimum wage, LA unions are now requesting that the $15 minimum wage not apply to certain types of employees.

Los Angeles Announces $15 Minimum Wage By 2020

Yesterday, the Los Angeles City Council made plans to raise the city’s minimum wage to $15/hr by 2020. This comes after a series of #FightFor15 protests, including a 15-day hunger strike in front of LA’s City Hall.

2014 Wall Street Bonus Pool Is Double the Full-Time Minimum Wage Earnings Combined

The Wall Street bonus pool may be double the full-time minimum wage earnings combined, but an individual bonus could be twelve times as much as a minimum-wage worker earns.

#FightFor15 Stands Up for a Living Wage

Yesterday was #FightFor15, a nation-wide strike/protest/assembly where a reported 60,000 people in 200 cities rallied in support of a single goal: a $15 minimum wage, across America, as soon as possible.

McDonald’s, Like Target and Walmart, Raises Its Minimum Wage

McDonald’s is announcing plans to raise its minimum wage to “an average of $9.90 an hour.”

Target Raises Minimum Wage to $9 an Hour

It’s been just one month since Walmart announced that it was raising its minimum wage to $9 an hour. Now, Target is following suit with a new announcement that its stores will also offer a minimum wage of $9 an hour, and the wage will go into effect next month.

Walmart Raises Minimum Wage to $9

Walmart announced that it was raising its minimum wage to $9.00, for all entry-level workers in its U.S. stores. As Reuters notes, that means some employees will be receiving a 24 percent raise.