minimum wage

Thousands of ‘Fight for 15’ Workers Launch Nationwide Protests

50 years after the landmark Memphis Sanitation Strike, thousands of low wage workers are executing…

Fight for 15: Target to Raise Minimum Wage to $15 an hour by 2020

On Monday, big-box retailer Target announced it would raise its minimum wage from $10 an…

#Fightfor15: Why Hundreds of Workers Are Refusing to Back Down

Hundreds of fast food workers, Uber drivers, cashiers and those who work in the airport…

‘Fight for 15’ Protesters Take Rally to McDonald’s Headquarters

More than 100 protesters camped out overnight outside of McDonald’s headquarters to get an early…

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Michael Arceneaux, EBONY.com contributor and Master of Shade, calls out five of his biggest gripes from…

Coping with a $15 minimum wage in Seattle

Reaction to Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle residents react to the $15 an hour minimum wage. Seattle business owners woke up…

Minimum-wage hike would help alleviate poverty, but could kill jobs, CBO reports

Minimum Wage Increase Could Hurt Jobs

President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would increase earnings…

President Obama to sign minimum wage order today

Minimum Wage Order to be Signed by President Obama Today

The White House says President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Wednesday increasing the…

Obama's 2014 State of the Union wish list

President Obama’s Plans, According to the State of the Union

A president’s annual address to Congress offers the opportunity to write a wish list for…

11 jobs where an honest day’s work will leave you in poverty

Jobs Where a Day’s Work Leaves You Poor

Why should people in the richest country on Earth toil long hours for wages that…