Tag: minimum wage
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...
There is no doubt that the October jobs report was encouraging.
What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
"We are literally starving. It's time for Congress to act."