“This is the only future for the service sector and the economy overall: wages must go up or there will be no future.”
A leading Black worker advocate calls on policymakers to understand that what benefits Black workers benefits us all.
If the Raise the Wage Act becomes law, it will mark the first federal minimum wage increase in over a decade and the largest jump ever.
This week, the House of Representatives will vote on the Raise the Wage Act, which would boost the minimum wage across the country to $15 an hour by 2024.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York state legislature could end the subminimum tipped wage for carwasheros downstate.
A class-action lawsuit against a D.C. institution underscores the need for one fair wage.
As city council attempts to overturn a minimum wage initiative, district residents demand elected officials respect their vote.
Misinformation abounds as the restaurant industry pours its resources into defeating Initiative 77.
The victory belongs to the workers, organizers, and advocates who maintained fierce backlash to the proposal.
It’s bad for workers, customers, and the economy alike when employers pass the cost of a living wage entirely on to their customers.
Abolishing the regulation affirming that tips are the property of the employee would make women and people of color more vulnerable to exploitation.
For decades, restaurant industry lobbyists have predicted that the sky would fall with each tipped-minimum-wage hike. But these case studies found no evidence supporting those claims.
The solution isn’t for Oprah to run for president. It’s to listen to women everywhere.
A new proposal would take tips out of the hands of the people who earn them.
An Institute for Policy Studies webinar on “Taxing CEO Pay and Lifting Wages for Tipped Workers.”