Issues / Labor
By reducing inequality, boosting consumer spending and reducing underemployment, Maryland’s new Minimum Wage Act could generate over $2 billion a year in economic benefits for the state.
An IPS intern offers her unique perspective on low wage work, tipped minimum wage, and the insurmountable burden of student loan debt
New report shows that while restaurant executives are fighting living wages for their workers, they're also benefiting from tax subsidies for their own pay.
President Obama supports raising the tipped minimum wage and emphasizes that this move would help women, who make up the majority of tipped workers.
Sarah Anderson, author of new report "Fast-food CEOs Rake in Taxpayer-Subsidized Pay," reveals how taxpayers are funding both the bottom and top of the fast food industry on Democracy Now!
A recent IPS op-ed on tipped wages has provoked an unfounded attack by the world's largest full service restaurant chain.
By making it mandatory for corporations to disclose the gap between what they pay their chief executives and most typical workers, the government will empower investors and consumers to compare individual corporations by their level of CEO greed.
IPS executive compensation experts available to comment on SEC rule released today.
IPS executive compensation experts available to comment on SEC rules expected Wednesday
The federal sub-minimum wage for tipped workers helps large restaurant corporations and their CEOs pad their bottom lines while trapping millions of American workers in economic insecurity.