LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A coalition that includes labor unions and civil rights groups has launched a website and social media pages in its drive to get a measure to raise Nebraska's minimum wage to $15 an hour on the ballot next year.
SEATTLE (AP) — Brazilian Jose Soares has been locked up in one of the United States' largest immigration detention centers for the past two years, passing much of his time cleaning bathrooms and buffing floors at a rate of $1 a day.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Tucson voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure to gradually increase the minimum wage in Arizona's second most populous city to $15 an hour by 2025.
SEATTLE (AP) — A private prison company has been ordered to pay more than $23 million over lawsuits that accused it of running its for-profit immigration lockup in Washington state on the backs of detainees.
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Here's a look at how the minimum wage in your home state compares to the cost of living.
President Joe Biden has been busy during his first 100 days in office. He takes the stage tonight to address a joint session of Congress for the first time as president—but what accomplishments can he tout? Although marking a president’s progress in their first 100 days doesn’t predict how prolific they will be over their […]
Congress gave final approval Wednesday of a landmark $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill championed by President Joe Biden against twin pandemic and economic crises that have upended a nation.
After a minimum wage hike was nixed, a deal on jobless benefits was the latest sticking point in a push for a COVID-19 relief bill. Here's the latest.
Liberal House Democrats are pleading with Vice President Kamala Harris to ignore the ruling of the Senate's parliamentarian and decide that th…
The bill would have raised Montana’s minimum wage from $8.75 an hour to $12 an hour over the course of three years.
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Proposals to up the state’s minimum wage have been shot down by the Legislature in both of the past two sessions.
An estimated 1,000 fast-food workers across the United States went on strike Friday over low wages, staging protests in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Montana's minimum wage increased by 10 cents an hour to $8.75, effective Friday.
As CEO of Girlboss and founder of the multimillion-dollar online retailer Nasty Gal, Sophia Amoruso didn’t take the tried and true path to success. After a difficult childhood, dropping out of college and working several minimum wage jobs, Amoruso decided to take charge of her future by founding a vintage clothing business. In “#GIRLBOSS,” Amoruso shares how she learned the rules—and then learned to break them — in order to achieve success at such a young age.
In a pandemic, tipping becomes a community love language.
CLAIM: When asked how he would pay for free health care for all at Wednesday’s Democratic debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would raise taxes to 52% on anybody making more than $29,000 a year.
HELENA — Montana's minimum wage will increase 15 cents an hour to $8.65 on Jan. 1.
Abigail Disney has received a tremendous amount of media attention for calling out the pay disparity between Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger and the rank-and-file employees at the company that bears her grandfather's name. Iger made over 1,000 times more than the median Disney employee in 2018. But he's not alone.
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week, which included April Fool's Day.