Blog | June 17, 2022

Reversing Labor Laws Rooted in Slavery

At-will employment and the subminimum wage emerged from the backlash to Emancipation.

Press Clips | May 9, 2022

Biden’s Power to Set Contractor Wage Hikes Arises in Texas Court

Via: Bloomberg Law

The Biden administration has the authority to increase wages for federal contractors, which will mean greater income and equality for(…)

News Releases | May 4, 2022

Statement in response to the passage of an $18 minimum wage by 2028 in Hawaii

Lawmakers in Hawaii approved a bill that would raise the state minimum wage to $18 by January 2028,

News Releases | March 1, 2022

State of the Union: It’s Time to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage

Congress cannot just pay lip service to frontline workers whose labor they take for granted.

News Releases | December 20, 2021

Record Number of Cities, States Will Increase Minimum Wages in 2022 

­21 states and 35 cities and counties will raise their wage floors in the New Year.

Press Clips | November 15, 2021

Beating the ‘great resignation’ at a family business in Boise

Via: Deseret News

Amid an uneven economic recovery and the lingering pandemic, many workers have proven reluctant to go back to their jobs,(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Warehouse jobs — recently thought of as jobs of the future — are suddenly jobs few workers want

Via: Washington Post

The warehouse industry is facing an unexpected problem: Far too few people are willing to take on the often-grueling work,(…)

Press Clips | October 19, 2021

Retailers struggle to hire warehouse workers ahead of the holidays, with brutal hours and poor working conditions taking their toll, a report says

Via: Business Insider

Hiring warehouse workers in the US is becoming a near-impossible task, with incentives such as free college tuition, sign-on bonuses,(…)

News Releases | July 27, 2021

Fight for $15 Movement Has Won $150B in Wage Raises for 26M Workers in Less Than a Decade

Of the $150B in raises workers have secured, $76B has gone to workers of color and $70B to women workers.

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