Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 12, 2014 Wages haven’t really increased in the last 20 years--a look at how and why companies are keeping wages low
Feb 20, 2014 President Barack Obama has proposed raising the federal minimum hourly wage. He also asked companies to pay more.
Feb 19, 2014 Will raising the minimum wage hurt jobs or reduce poverty? A new report says: both.
Jan 29, 2014 Why did President Obama choose $10.10 as the new minimum wage for federal contractors? And, wait, which federal workers are paid minimum wage?
Jan 16, 2014 Most states are doing good when it comes to their balance sheet, even capturing that elusive word -- surplus!
Dec 5, 2013 Fast food workers across America are striking today, asking for $15 an hour. Their employers may not be sympathetic to their cause, but they have a friend in the White House.
Dec 4, 2013 President Obama wants to raise the minimum wage. Good idea?
Aug 29, 2013 Fast food workers across the country are walking off the job today. Workers are demanding $15 an hour.