Closing The Wage Gap

Read more about efforts to reverse income inequality.

  • December 6, 2019

    Harvard grad student workers go on strike, seeking $25 an hour minimum wage, other demands

    Joey Garrison December 3, 2019 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Slogging through snow showers and slush, hundreds of Harvard University graduate student workers picketed Tuesday at Harvard Yard, as thousands went on strike seeking higher pay and ...more
  • December 6, 2019

    The minimum wage is going up

    Bill McCamley, Secretary of the New Mexico Department of Workforce solutions Dec. 5, 2019 On January 1, 2020 the New Mexico Minimum Wage will grow to $9 an hour from its current rate of $7.50 thanks to a law passed by the Legislature ...more
  • December 6, 2019

    State-required minimum wage in Westchester going up

    By Peter Katz December 6, 2019 The minimum wage required to be paid under New York state law by businesses in Westchester goes up to $13 per hour as planned on Dec. 31, as a Dec. 4 report by the Division of the Budget found that ...more
  • December 6, 2019

    Minimum wage in CNY to increase again at end of December

    By CNYCentral Thursday, December 5th 2019 ALBANY N.Y. — Central New Yorkers making minimum wage will get a raise at the end of the month. The minimum wage for most of the state will increase from $11.10 to $11.80 on December 31, ...more
  • December 6, 2019

    California’s minimum wage is going up again in January

    By Andrew Sheeler DECEMBER 06, 2019 California’s minimum wage is moving to $13 an hour in 2020. The new minimum wage goes into effect Jan. 1, and applies to employers with 26 or more employees. Employers with fewer than 26 ...more
  • December 6, 2019

    Minimum wage to increase to $13.50 per hour in 2020

    By Troy Tooker Senior Reporter December 4, 2019 In January 2020, the minimum wage of Washington state will be increased to $13.50 per hour. This will be an increase from the base $12 that was instituted at the beginning of 2019. This ...more
  • December 6, 2019

    Colorado’s Minimum Wage Laws Are Changing

    By Colorado Student Media Network December 5, 2019 This article was originally published in the CU Independent. The author, Hannah Metzger, can be reached at Hannah.metzger@colorado.edu. “Imagine the society we could build if ...more
  • December 2, 2019

    OPINION: Pay Tipped Workers a Living Wage

    BY JONAH HYATT Published Dec 1, 2019 Tipping in the United States is completely backward compared to Europe and other developed countries. In the U.S., tips are usually the worker’s primary source of income and tipping is typically ...more
  • December 2, 2019

    Seattle Creates Minimum Wage For Gig Economy Drivers

    NOV. 27, 2019 BY RICHARD MENEGHELLO Seattle just joined New York City as one of the few locations in the country to pass minimum wage legislation for ride-share drivers, the city’s latest attempt to regulate the gig economy. Under the ...more
  • December 2, 2019

    One-on-one with Sen. Bernie Sanders

    Dec 2, 2019 By Taggart Houck COLUMBIA, S.C. — Sunday afternoon, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to a group of students at the University of South Carolina. His message to them was turnout at the polls. Before that, he sat down with ...more

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