living wage

Meet the woman behind Ikea's living wage calculator

Aug 6, 2014
Ikea will use an MIT project to set wages in its stores across the U.S.
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Grocery chain workers fight for millionaire CEO

Aug 4, 2014
Market Basket employees and customers stage an "unprecedented" protest.
Posted In: living wage, strike

As fast food workers go on strike, Obama argues for increasing minimum wage

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.
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Fast food workers of the world, unite!

Aug 29, 2013
Fast-food workers are extending their one-day strikes to 35 cities nationwide as they try to gain traction for higher wages
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How raising low wages ripples through the economy

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.
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What $5 more an hour could buy a low-wage worker

Dec 11, 2012
Fast food employees picketed in New York for a raise to $15 an hour. What difference would that make?
Posted In: low-wage work, service workers, union, living wage