Feb 27, 2013 As the federal minimum wage has become a big topic of debate in the U.S., German politicians are in their own heated dispute over whether to have a minimum wage at all.
Feb 13, 2013 President Obama proposed a minimum wage increase to help the lowest-paid workers. Opponents say businesses will just eliminate jobs. We go to a restaurant to talk to an employee and employer.
Feb 13, 2013 During his State of the Union address last night, President Obama proposed to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour.
Feb 1, 2013 The modern American income tax celebrates its 100th anniversary this weekend.
Jan 11, 2013 Michigan's state tourism slogan "Pure Michigan" got caught in political crossfire this week. What's your state slogan? And does it best represent your state?
Jan 4, 2013 Imagine working and not getting paid for it. It's more common than you might think. Wage theft happens when companies cheat workers out of earned income. Labor advocate Kim Bobo talks about the pervasiveness of this problem and how to fight it.
Dec 14, 2012 New study says some states are writing blank checks for incentives that don't pay off.
Dec 12, 2012 A few bucks an hour more for low-wage workers can raise prices, but also boost economic growth for the country overall.
Nov 16, 2012 If federal lawmakers can't agree on tax deductions, states could have a larger pool of money to tax.