U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is working on getting a $10.10 federal minimum wage
A $22 minimum wage would reflect increases in worker productivity in the United States since the 1960s, says Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. Minimum wage in the United [...]
City Comptroller John Liu’s pitch to raise the minimum wage in New York City to $11.50 per hour was deemed a “dead loser” by a spokesman for a leading small business [...]
City Comptroller John Liu seemed to have brought a lot of supporters to a mayoral panel Thursday night in Harlem that focused on low income New Yorkers.
With a minimum wage hike on the table at the national and state level, workers rights have become a contentious issue in 2013.
Almost 1 million workers in New York would benefit from an increase in the minimum wage, which should increase from $7.25 to $9.00, according to a new report by the state Assembly.
Raising the minimum wage is a good start, but worker advocacy groups and candidates would like to see more done to improve the working conditions of a growing class of [...]
The manager of a drycleaners in Brooklyn nods toward the minimum wage poster taped right next to the front desk. “We pay all employees what we’re supposed to, $7.25 by [...]
An employer was sentenced to jail time and probation for underpaying his workers, the second time Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman secured a sentence for the crime in [...]
The City Council passed a bill Tuesday that will increase wages for “building service employees” that receive financial assistance from the city.