Minimum Wage

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A union-supported activist group known as the Hedge Clippers disrupted a hedge fund conference in Manhattan on Monday to call out financial investors they say support poverty wages. The Hedge Clippers describe themselves as "working to expose the mechanisms hedge funds and billionaires use to influence government and politics in order to expand...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Protesters in New York City rally in Manhattan on October 24, 2013. (Photo: the All-Nite Images/cc/flickr)
Stagnant wages and declining employer-provided benefits mean that low-wage...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
One day after fast-food workers and their supporters called for a nationwide...

Further

Big fast food just got even slimier: In the wake of findings that taxpayers subsidize not just McFood's woefully underpaid workers but their grotesquely overpaid CEOs - the head of McDonald’s makes almost 10 million bucks, 1,200 times a worker's wage, with only about $1 million taxable income - come leaked documents showing that the National Restaurant Association is monitoring activists' social media, warning about the growing traction of "rent-a-mob" protests and otherwise stepping up a well-...