Feb 7, 2014
Somewhere between economics and happy hour
Jan 28, 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?
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.
Jul 16, 2013
McDonald's teamed up with Visa to create an online budget guide assisting employees with money management.
Apr 29, 2013
ProPublica and Marketplace team up for a special investigation into an underworld of labor brokers, known as "raiteros," who charge worker fees, pushing their pay below minimum wage.
Mar 13, 2013
It’s becoming harder, especially in certain cities, for low-income people to find affordable rental housing.
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.