As the nation becomes more Black and Brown an economic crisis in wage earnings could be on the horizon.
Almost half of U.S. workers earn less than $15 an hour. This new report details their struggles.
Tens of thousands of Verizon employees walked off the job to protest the corporate giant that has registered massive profits and lavished extravagant pay on executives while shortchanging workers and customers.
The financial industry’s 2015 bonuses were double the combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
Wall Street bonuses totaled $25 billion in 2015 —double the combined annual earnings of all American full-time minimum wage workers.
The persistent pay gap between men and women is a key driver of economic inequality today.
Restaurant jobs are among the lowest paid, but corporate executives get big tax write-offs for their business lunches.
McDonald’s is the latest mega-rich corporate employer to announce it will give workers a raise.
In the wake of Walmart’s decision to raise workers’ wages, Dollar General announced it will offer better schedules.
We’re unfairly rewarding the people whose work we couldn’t do without, such as taking care of the elderly.
The financial industry’s 2014 bonuses were double the combined earnings of all Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
Walmart raised wages after being pressured by its own employees, but it still outpaces the pack when it comes to overpaid execs. – See more at: http://inequality.org/walmart-needs-maximum-wage/#sthash.45cZkNDm.dpuf