living wage

The Phillips Curve and jobs numbers, explained

Oct 3, 2014
The jobs numbers are making a mockery of some economic models.
Posted In: phillips curve, inflation, 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.
Posted In: Ikea, minimum wage, living wage

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.
Posted In: fast food, minimum wage, living wage

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
Posted In: fast food, living wage, Labor Unions

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.
Posted In: low wage, living wage, minimum wage

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