Blog | April 1, 2016

New York Approves Statewide Plan for $15 Minimum Wage

On the heels of California’s action, a tremendous win for workers in the Fight for $15 in the state where(…)

Blog | March 28, 2016

California Announces First Statewide $15 Minimum Wage

1 in 3 workers in the state will see a pay boost under nation’s first statewide $15 minimum wage.

Blog | March 25, 2016

$15 Minimum Wage Would Boost Pay for Nearly 1 Million Workers in New Jersey

Nearly a quarter of the state’s workforce would benefit directly from pay increases under the plan.

Blog | March 14, 2016

Study Sees $15 Minimum Wage Raising Earnings for 37 Percent of New York’s Workers

3.2 million workers will see earnings rise an average of 23 percent by mid-2021 in New York State.

Blog | March 1, 2016

Alabama Shuts Down Raises for 40,000 Workers in Birmingham as Minimum Wage Fight Continues

Via: Huffington Post

At the behest of business interests, Alabama’s politicians wielded the power of the state to suppress wages.

Blog | February 18, 2016

As Alabama Lawmakers Rush to Block Birmingham’s Higher Minimum Wage, ‘Raise Up Alabama’ Launches

Raise Up Alabama coalition launches campaign to defend Birmingham’s higher minimum wage as state lawmakers rush to block it.

Blog | January 25, 2016

Minimum Wage Ballot Measures Advancing in California and Nevada

Statewide voter initiatives to raise the minimum wage in both California and Nevada advanced last week toward 2016 ballot status.

Blog | January 19, 2016

Governors Embrace Push for Higher State Minimum Wages

Across the country last week several governors laid out plans for significant increases in state minimum wages.

Blog | January 15, 2016

Arizona Governor Threatens Financial Retribution Against Cities That Raise Minimum Wage

Governor Doug Ducey (R) says he’ll withhold state funds from cities that raise the minimum wage.

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