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.

Blog | January 8, 2016

New Year Brings New Resolve to Push for $15 Minimum Wage in New York

NY began the New Year with a major escalation of the campaign to make it the first state to enact(…)

Blog | December 11, 2015

State Board Upholds New York $15 Fast Food Minimum Wage Plan

A state oversight board has rejected a challenge to the NY fast food $15 minimum wage order.

Blog | December 11, 2015

Victory, Finally, for Unemployed Seniors in Illinois

There was never a valid policy justification for the Social Security offset.

Blog | December 9, 2015

Faulty FBI Background Checks for Employment

Nearly half of FBI background checks fail to include crucial information on the outcome of a case after an arrest.

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

Blog | December 5, 2015

More Cities Act to Raise Minimum Wages

More U.S. cities in more states are moving ahead to raise wages.

Blog | November 13, 2015

Low-Wage Workers Rally Nationwide for $15, Union Rights and Power at the Ballot Box

In 270 cities and towns, tens of thousands of low-wage workers joined the “Fight for $15” day of action.

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