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Fast food and health care workers, and their supporters, march on Dec. 4 in Los Angeles to demand the minimum wage be increased to $15 per hour.

The minimum wage debate

Jul 31, 2015
Have you ever lived on the minimum wage in your area? We want to hear your stories.
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Good Jobs Nation workers on strike listen to a speech from presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Do federal contractors save the government money?

Jul 31, 2015
The U.S. keeps replacing its full-time workers with contract employees.
Posted In: government contractors, federal government, minimum wage

Irvine gets rid of its living wage

Jul 16, 2015
As cities across the country raise the minimum wage, Irvine repeals 2007 ordinance.
Posted In: living wage, minimum wage, lower wages
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

Weekly Wrap: Inflation, the Federal Reserve and minimum wage

May 22, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and Sudeep Reddy join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, inflation, minimum wage, Weekly Wrap

What's in a $12 minimum wage?

Apr 24, 2015
A proposal is expected next week to increase the federal minimum wage to $12.
Posted In: minimum wage, labor groups, Congress
Many members of working families use aid programs such as Medicaid to supplement their paychecks.

Most aid to families goes to working families

Apr 13, 2015
A majority of Americans who use certain aid programs are from working families.
Posted In: medical costs, minimum wage, subsidies
A McDonald's employee prepares an order at a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco, California

McDonald's to boost wages for 90,000 workers

Apr 1, 2015
Average hourly wages will rise to $9.90 for 1,500 locations the company runs directly.
Posted In: McDonald's, minimum wage, Walmart

Restaurant raises prices and pay, and ends tipping

Apr 1, 2015
As Seattle's minimum wage starts a gradual rise, Ivar's takes a radical path.
Posted In: Seattle, minimum wage, McDonald's
TJX, the parent company of Marshalls, looks to increase their base pay to $10 an hour by 2016.

TJMaxx and Marshalls set to increase minimum wage

Feb 25, 2015
Call it "The Wal-Mart Effect."
Posted In: minimum wage, Walmart, TJ Maxx
A raise in wages incur costs to Walmart shareholders.

Wal-Mart's wage increase isn't only for good PR

Feb 19, 2015
Higher wages means rising costs. How will shareholders react to this new paradigm?
Posted In: Walmart, shareholders, minimum wage, pay

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