Minimum Wage

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
"For more than thirty years, too many politicians in Washington have made deliberate choices that favored those with money and power," Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) said at the AFL-CIO's first National Summit on Raising Wages , held Wednesday in Washington, D.C. But by raising the minimum wage, supporting organized labor, breaking up big banks,...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
What a deal! The living wage in the United Kingdom is only £7.85.(Photo: Bex Hay/Twitter)
Amid the hubbub of the holiday shopping season, activists in the United Kingdom...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Thousands of workers in several different low-pay industries—including fast...

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-...