minimum wage

In the 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called on Congress to raise the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour, and soon after signed an Executive Order to raise the...

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House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell sat down for their first joint interview since the new Republican majority Congress convened earlier this month. As with other Republicans before him, John Boehner...

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The first in a series of election videos, Robert Reich explains how a Republican-controlled Senate would double down on its war on working families — and what we can do about it. And who better...

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It’s time for a raise. Here’s everything you need to know about minimum wage presented by NPR’s KQED News. These are facts presented using 25 graphics, with sources listed below each image. As Congress again...

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Minimum Wage / CEO Compensation Meme

January 31, 2014 | Comments

“If raising the minimum wage supposedly costs jobs and will increase the price of a hamburger or pizza or whatever, why don’t people apply the same logic to CEO compensation?”...

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On Wednesday’s edition of CNN’s Crossfire, noted economist and former Clinton administration Secretary of Labor Robert Reich went at it with S.E. Cupp, the show’s voice from the right. Cupp challenged Reich’s assertion that raising...

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On Saturday, capitalizing on the culmination of a weekend of national protests by fast food workers for a livable minimum wage, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders took to MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” to help make the case in...

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