News Releases | February 14, 2019

Illinois Blazes Trail in the Heartland, First Midwestern State to Adopt $15 Minimum Wage Rate

Illinois is poised to become the fifth state in the nation to adopt a $15 minimum wage.

News Releases | December 27, 2018

Workers Getting Raises as 19 States and 21 Cities Increase Minimum Wage in the New Year

Three more states and 18 more cities and counties are slated for raises later in 2019.

Commentary | December 6, 2018

It’s Finally Time for One Fair Wage: Servers Shouldn’t Be at the Mercy of Customers, Among Other Factors

Via: NY Daily News

New York’s needlessly complex wage system prevents many from taking home the full minimum wage.

News Releases | November 29, 2018

Report: Fight for $15 Won $68 Billion in Raises for 22 Million Workers

$15 is now the benchmark for a strong minimum wage around the country.

News Releases | November 14, 2018

St. Paul Passes $15 Minimum Wage; Second City in Midwest to Back $15

A $15 minimum wage recognizes the value that St. Paul’s workers bring to the area’s thriving economy.

Blog | October 23, 2018

A Baseline for Economic Freedom: 80 Years of Fair Labor Standards

After joining President Roosevelt in 1933 as the first woman cabinet member in history, Secretary Perkins set out to establish(…)

News Releases | October 16, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

News Releases | October 16, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

The D.C. Council chose instead to listen to big money donors over its constituents, taking a dangerous track at a(…)

News Releases | September 7, 2018

On the Michigan Legislature’s Passage of a $12 Minimum Wage for All Workers and Paid Sick Leave

Michigan, which has helped build America’s middle-class with its factories and farms, should be proud today of what it has(…)

News Releases | August 21, 2018

New Report: Raising Minimum Wage to $12 Will Benefit Small Businesses and Workers Across Missouri

Raising Missouri’s minimum wage to $12 an hour would benefit both small businesses and workers.

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