Tag: minimum wage
UN rapporteur challenges corporate giants on poverty wages and labor violations.
This investment makes the home improvement retailer's starting wage in every U.S. market at or above $15 per hour.
In the absence of federal action, a record number of U.S. jurisdictions are set to raise their minimum wages in 2023—in many cases above $15 an hour.
Labor advocates are calling the new bill a "groundbreaking step" for low-wage workers.
"A large share of consumers are essentially living on the razor's edge."
"They must immediately raise the federal minimum wage to at least $15 an hour. Our country cannot afford to reach a 14th anniversary of $7.25."
"Starbucks is getting desperate as it loses this war in battle after battle," said the baristas' union, "because we—the Starbucks partners—continue to organize and fight for a real voice within the company."
A new analysis finds that if the federal minimum wage had increased at the same rate, it would currently be $61.75 an hour.
"This is the only future for the service sector and the economy overall: wages must go up or there will be no future.”
On the heels of a new report showing significant financial insecurity, including homelessness, among workers at Kroger grocery stores, more than 8,000...