News From: minimum wage

by Guest Post | on Jun 06, 2019

Bernie Demands a $15 Minimum Wage Vote in the Senate

In a letter sent to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for the Raise the Wage Act to be brought to the floor of the Senate for an immediate vote. The...

by Press and Media | on Apr 12, 2019

Bank of America Raises Minimum Wage to $20

Although the Senate and Trump are refusing to raise the minimum wage, Bank of America and Amazon are increasing their companies wages and pushing their competitors to do the same. Below are two...

by Press and Media | on Mar 27, 2019

McDonald's Said they will Support Wage Increases

Thanks to the Fight for $15, the world's second largest employer, McDonald's has decided to stop fighting an increase to the federal minimum wage. Read more from CBS News below.

by AFL-CIO | on Jan 31, 2019

A Push to Raise the Wage in PA

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced his proposal to raise wages for working Pennsylvanians.  Starting July 1, 2019, this proposal would raise Pennsylvania's minimum wage to $12 an hour, with...

by Brian Young | on Jan 18, 2019

NJ Leaders Agree on a Deal for a $15 Minimum Wage

The Fight for $15 is celebrating another victory as New Jersey is set to become the fourth state to increase their minimum wage to $15 an hour.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 11, 2019

Beto, Border Wall and People Hurt by the Shutdown

What states are raising their minimum wage this year? We got the list! We speak to real people who are affected by Trump's unnecessary lockout. We report on the results from our UCOMM Polls on...

by Ashley Blom | on Jan 02, 2019

20 States Increase their Minimum Wage

Over 17 million people will be ringing in the new year with a pay raise. Thanks to legislation, ballot measures and inflation rates will be increased in 2019. As of January 1st, at least nineteen...

by Guest Post | on Nov 14, 2018

Pay Lifted for 1 Million Workers

This post was written by the Economic Policy Institute. In yesterday’s election, voters in Missouri and Arkansas gave overwhelming approval to ballot measures that will raise their state...

by Press and Media | on Sep 07, 2018

A Higher Minimum Wage Equals a Stronger Economy

Politico's Morning Shift recently reported on a new study that finds a correlation between a higher minimum wage and a growing economy.

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...