Endorse This! Mary Poppins Won’t Work For Minimum Wage Anymore

Endorse This! Mary Poppins Won’t Work For Minimum Wage Anymore

Mary Poppins has had enough of working for the minimum wage and she's letting everyone know in the way she does best, in song. In this great video from Funny or Die, everyone's fa ...

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GOP Senate Candidate: Minimum-Wage Jobs Are Where Teens Play Softball, Drink Beer [Video]

GOP Senate Candidate: Minimum-Wage Jobs Are Where Teens Play Softball, Drink Beer [Video]

Many Republicans have made tone-deaf statements on the minimum wage throughout the 2014 campaign season, but perhaps none has been as puzzling as this take from Virginia Senate ca ...

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Report: Minimum Wage Increases Are Not Killing Jobs

Report: Minimum Wage Increases Are Not Killing Jobs

Remember when the right was convinced that raising the minimum wage would lead to disastrous job losses, all because of a Congressional Budget Office report that suggested Preside ...

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Report: Restaurant CEOs Make 721 Times More Than Their Minimum-Wage Employees

Report: Restaurant CEOs Make 721 Times More Than Their Minimum-Wage Employees

A new report from the Economic Policy Institute highlights the widening earnings gap between minimum-wage workers and restaurant CEOs. According to the EPI, a full-time employee m ...

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Obama Brings Middle-Class Message To Minnesota

Obama Brings Middle-Class Message To Minnesota

By Baird Helgeson and Abby Simons, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS -- President Barack Obama began a two-day visit to Minneapolis on Thursday sharing cheeseburgers with a l ...

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How Many Big Macs Can You Afford On Minimum Wage?

How Many Big Macs Can You Afford On Minimum Wage?

How many hours of work does it take to buy a Big Mac? Well, it depends on where you live -- and with Seattle’s recent increase in minimum wage, the gap between various minimum wag ...

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State Lawmakers Respond To Income Inequality

State Lawmakers Respond To Income Inequality

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- The two U.S. counties with the worst income inequality couldn't be more different. No. 1 is Manhattan. The second is a rural Native Ame ...

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Seattle City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage

Seattle City Council Approves $15 Minimum Wage

By Lynn Thompson, The Seattle Times SEATTLE -- The Seattle City Council Monday unanimously approved a $15 minimum wage, creating a path over the next seven years to provide the ci ...

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Scrimping On Women’s Pay

Scrimping On Women’s Pay

Republicans in the Senate blocked a vote on the minimum wage earlier this month — no surprise there. Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee was the only Republican who stood aside. But d ...

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