A survey of employees found that many are struggling to survive on wages which have decreased since 2000.
The lowest paid workers across America will start 2018 with a pay raise thanks to newly enacted minimum wage laws, but advocates say the paychecks are still too low.
A new study suggests unattractive people are at an advantage when it comes to menial or boring work.
The federal minimum wage currently stands at $7.25 an hour, and Congress has not increased it since 2009.
His Labor pick opposes the minimum wage and his company violated labor standards.
Andy Puzder, the executive behind Carl's Jr. and Hardee's fast-food chains, has frequently argued higher minimum wages would hurt workers.
The young will be stuck with the results of the election for many more years than the rest of us.
The move will see some workers receive as much as £1,000 back-dated to May 2012.
Sanders backers did prevail in an effort to add support for a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage to the party platform.
The agreement would gradually raise the minimum wage from the current $10 to $15 in 2022.
In an era of precarious careers, more working people are starting new trade unions.
The organizing union represents two million workers.
The Services Employees International Union throws its weight behind the front-runner today.
The moral case: No one should be working full time and still remain in poverty.
A "Second Gilded Age" has brought levels of inequality not seen since labor unions first organized.
The move would be made by the end of 2018 in New York City and by mid-2021 in the rest of the state.
"Today the city of Los Angeles, the second biggest city in the nation, is leading the nation."
Newt Gingrich's 1994 version was limited in scope and rode an anti-Clinton wave. The New York Mayor is trying something harder.
The report cites low wages, high rents and the recession as contributors to the rising rate of youth poverty