News From: Federal Minimum Wage

by Brian Young | on Mar 28, 2018

Trump Cuts Wages for Minor League Players

Last week, Congress passed and Trump signed a 2,232-page bill that provides $1.3 Trillion in spending. While the bill funded the government, there was also a new law buried deep inside the bill. This...

by Brian Young | on Jan 04, 2017

Higher Pay, Higher Profits

As 2017 begins 40 states and municipalities raised their minimum wages.  This is the largest number of increases at a single time since the Fight for $15 began 4 years ago.  Another 21...

by AFL-CIO | on May 27, 2016

10 Facts about the Minimum Wage

On the anniversary of the last time the federal minimum wage was increased to $7.25, it's timely to go over some basic facts on the minimum wage. Here are 10 important figures to remember...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 11, 2014

Call Your Representative and Keep Them On The Phone

So the AFL-CIO just put out a list of 7 reasons why the Federal Minimum Wage should be raised to $15. It's important, and comical, to call your Senators and members of Congress at (202) 224-3121...