Minimum Wage

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Workers in Birmingham have launched a federal civil rights lawsuit charging that a fast tracked bill signed into law by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley that blocked the city's minimum wage increase is "tainted with racial animus" and violates the equal protection clause of the U.S. Constitution. Plaintiffs include fast-food workers, as well as the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Fourteen. That's how many Democratic presidential nominating contests remain...
Nika Knight, staff writer
From Glasgow to Bangalore to Moscow to San Diego, the message was the same: "no...

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-...