Minimum Wage

D.C. Is The Latest City To Pass $15 Minimum Wage

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Earlier this week, Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser signed into law an act that will drastically raise the city’s minimum wage, making the District the latest addition to the list of cities that have adopted similar reform. The Fair Shot Minimum Wage Amendment Act of...

Seattle Announces $15 Minimum Wage, Highest In Nation

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The mayor of Seattle announced Thursday that he’d developed a plan for a $15 minimum wage that had wide backing from the city’s lawmakers, labor leaders and business community. The proposal unveiled by Mayor Ed Murray would gradually raise the city’s minimum wage from $9.32...

260,000 College Grads Make Up The Minimum Wage Population

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After college graduation everyone has dreams of  that high paying job, finally getting their own apartment and living the big life. Unfortunately, for a lot of new graduates, the big life is more like that minimum wage life. According to new statistics from the Bureau...

What is the Real Impact of Raising Minimum Wage?

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President Obama has hit the campaign trail again to push policy reform that will raise minimum wage to $9 per hour. The White House asserts that increasing minimum wage elevates the economic status for the working-poor, particularly single parents and women, who account for 60...