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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 20, 2018

States Fail to Enforce the Minimum Wage

An explosive new study by Politico was issued today that finds many states are failing to enforce their minimum wage laws, causing millions of low wage workers to lose out on millions in needed...

by Brian Young | on Jan 03, 2018

New Laws that Benefit Those who Work

2018 is here and with it come a host of new laws that unions have spent the last few years fighting for. They range from hikes to the minimum wage, paid family leave and a law meant to narrow the pay...

by Kate Hogan | on Aug 29, 2017

A $400 a Month Pay Cut

St. Louis’ minimum wage has reverted back to $7.70, only three months after raising to $10, due to a new state law passed by Republicans in the state legislature and signed by Missouri Governor...

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