For decades, restaurant industry lobbyists have predicted that the sky would fall with each tipped-minimum-wage hike. But these case studies found no evidence supporting those claims.
Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett Are Wealthier Than The Bottom Half of the Country Combined
That’s three people versus about 160 million people.
The actress and lifelong activist joins restaurant workers in the fight to end sub-minimum tipped wage.
In the face of gridlock at the federal level, Seattle is leading the way towards a more just economy.
Fortunately for workers, credible research still points to raising the minimum wage as one reliable solution to the scourge of inequality.
Imploring people to simply work harder ignores the fact that most jobs don’t pay enough to get ahead.
With national policy likely to compound the income and wealth gap in the coming years, states and localities are fighting back.
Abandoned by Congress, Portland is putting an end to its staggering CEO-worker pay ratio.
The culture that led to the 2008 financial crisis continues to flourish.
The 2016 bonus pool held enough dollars to lift the pay of all of the country’s more than 3 million servers up to $15 an hour.
New kinds of work require new ideas — and new ways of organizing.
With Washington looking hopeless, it’s up to local communities to close the gap between the richest and the rest.
Through our weekly feature on Inequality.org, we’ve highlighted inspirational leaders fighting inequality throughout the country.
Here’s how the key inequality-related ballot initiatives we were tracking turned out.
On Nov. 8, voters in many states will weigh in on a variety of inequality-related issues, from taxing the wealthy to price-gouging on drugs.