The most striking finding from a new study is that in the ten years since this data was last collected, women’s economic status has gotten worse or stayed the same in almost half of the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
New York tipped workers will soon see a substantial wage increase, but the increase is not nearly enough to raise more workers out of poverty, to compensate their labor fairly, and to reduce the pressure to tolerate hostile work environments or else lose out on tips.
The lawsuit seeks to block a Seattle ordinance that boosts the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
Dr. Chastine fights back against anti-choice threats and intimidation by providing the best possible care to her patients, who often travel long distances as additional political and economic hurdles are put in their way.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday granted a request by the University of Notre Dame, directing that a federal appeals court take another look at its decision to order the university to comply with the birth control benefit in the Affordable Care Act.
The Wisconsin legislature on Friday approved a “right-to-work” bill that will bar unions from requiring workers to join or pay union fees. The measure, which passed the state legislature by a 62-35 vote after an all-night debate, will now go to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s desk for approval.
The United States added an impressive 295,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent. Other factors show that the economy still isn’t working for many Americans after the recession.
The order is the second against a Papa John’s franchise owner for wage theft this year.
Labor advocates say the rule change is necessary to reduce anti-union intimidation by employers.
Nevada Republicans, after winning control of both chambers of the state legislature and the governor’s office in 2014, have pushed a far-right agenda that includes legislation to dismantle organized labor in the state.