Tagged: minimum wage
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.
The New York financial industry's bonus pool exceeded the annual earnings of the more than 1 million Americans who work full-time at the federal minimum wage.
Join the Institute for Policy Studies, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United-DC, and Busboys & Poets for a cutting edge forum on how raising the minimum wage and providing paid sick days for tipped workers will help mitigate inequality in Washington, D.C.
A recent IPS op-ed on tipped wages has provoked an unfounded attack by the world's largest full service restaurant chain.
Surely the businesses that measure their executive pay in dollars per second can afford raises to bring their lowest wage workers above the poverty level.
Unpaid internships have metastasized into a labor market scourge.
If America could eliminate most serious poverty in the United States in the 1960s, surely we could do the same today.