Tag: wage inequality
Analysis has shown companies have used inflation as an excuse to unnecessarily raise prices and have pocketed the increased profits.
Our modern societies, top French politicos fear, just might ‘explode’ without one.
"We are literally starving. It's time for Congress to act."
There is a direct correlation between this racial, gendered wage gap and evictions.
Congress ought to be listening to actual workers explain why they’re not rushing back to the jobs being offered by restaurant chains and such.
"I'm confident that the parliamentarian will advise next week that we can raise the minimum wage through the reconciliation process."
The federal minimum wage—just $7.25 an hour—hasn’t been increased in more than a decade.
Connecticut now joins New Jersey, Illinois and Maryland by passing a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2023.