While Cruz highlights his Tea Party persona to appeal to Republican primary voters, he exposes the fraudulence of ultra-right “populism.”
Employers routinely rip off service-industry employees — but you can help protect workers.
Low-income workers don’t need noble gestures; they need higher wages.
Conservatives love local government — until the locals embrace progressive policies.
Higher wages at Walmart should mean less turnover and disappointment for workers.
Meet a rare CEO who sees the value in paying well above minimum wage.
A new experiment in higher wages is about to begin in Seattle.
McDonalds’ exploitative new ad campaign isn’t fooling anyone.
President Obama is shifting his agenda to the left in the fourth quarter of his presidency.
Having won some big victories in 2014, organized labor feels good about the coming year.
Democrats got hammered in 2014, but their proposals fared well across the nation.
Los Angeles is the latest city to consider a minimum wage hike — but it could come at a cost.
A rising tide is supposed to lift all boats — but many working Americans are drowning.
A real-world experiment on the effects of a higher minimum wage is underway in the Evergreen State.
Faced with declining membership, unions are finding new ways to advance their agendas.
Is a labor movement the only way to stabilize the economy and save the middle class?
Find out why federal workers are walking off the job.
For Florida families, a steady job is no longer enough to get by.
Americans may have voted for a Republican majority, but the likelihood of them actually working to grow the middle class? Not so much.
Here’s one silver lining from Tuesday’s elections.
Republicans won big with Ebola, ISIS, and Obama fatigue. But Americans still don’t accept GOP extremism.
The most effective way to sanction Andrew Cuomo, ironically, is to vote for him on the Working Families Party line.
You’ll surely be shocked to learn that Scott Walker and his restaurateur donors say “yes.”
Is Hillary Clinton a populist, a plutocrat — or a firm believer in the American middle class?
Even conservatives should see the value in paying workers a fair wage.