Commentary | November 23, 2017

Vary the Minimum Wage by Region? (Letter to the Editor)

A regionally tiered minimum wage would be poor policy that would leave too many workers behind.

Commentary | November 20, 2017

State Governments Can Block Trump’s Rollback Of Overtime Pay

State governments can protect workers by raising overtime standards at the state level.

Commentary | November 8, 2017

Don’t Let Congress Cheat Workers Out of Basic Rights

House Republicans advanced a bill to roll back longstanding “joint employer” protections for workers contracted by big companies.

Commentary | October 13, 2017

America’s Workers Deserve to Get Paid for Burning the Midnight Oil

Will the Labor Department appeal a judge’s recent decision that could deny overtime pay to millions of Americans?

Commentary | September 27, 2017

Target’s Move to $15 an Hour Blows Up This Myth About Raising the Minimum Wage

There’s now a bullseye on the back of employers like Amazon, Walmart and McDonalds.

Commentary | September 19, 2017

Can Companies Force Workers to Go to Arbitration?

SCOTUS will soon rule on whether employers can forbid class actions and force workers into individual arbitration.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

Relaxing Today? Thousands Cannot.

For millions of people, Labor Day is nothing but another day at work.

Commentary | September 4, 2017

These Labor Laws Are Suppressing Black Workers

The fights for civil rights, economic justice, and labor rights are inextricably tied.

Commentary | August 18, 2017

Montgomery County Minimum-Wage Study was Fatally Flawed

The report should should be disregarded by the Montgomery County Council as it debates a $15 minimum wage.

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