Commentary | December 7, 2017

Trump Wants You to Tip Restaurant Owners, Not Servers

Trump’s Labor Department wants to rescind an Obama-era rule that tips belong to the servers.

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 | 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 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.

Commentary | July 25, 2017

Congress, Raise the Minimum Wage Rather Than Take Away Healthcare

Imagine if Republicans put as much effort into raising worker pay as they have into gutting healthcare.

Commentary | July 25, 2017

Minimum Wage Hike Alarmists Are Wrong

By all real-world measures, Seattle’s phase-in of a $15 minimum wage is working.

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