The proposals include ending a minimum wage loophole, improving education for disabled students and implementing Social Security reforms.
The Labor Department acknowledges in an analysis that its new proposal on tipped workers might accomplish just that.
"Our members are still waiting for the supposed greatness of this economy to reach their kitchen tables," Richard Trumka told Chris Wallace on Fox News.
Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker said the new law, which aims to reach the $40,000 salary minimum by 2023-24, will help address the teacher shortage.
The Washington governor says his state has proved putting workers first is good for the economy.
A rare partnership between a sports arena and a nonprofit is helping a vulnerable population score employment — and they’re thriving.
The workers, who prepare in-flight meals and snacks, are demanding a minimum wage of $15 and threatening to go on strike.
Republicans will highlight the projected job losses, but backers of a $15 wage floor say the benefits exceed the costs.
The 'Out of Reach' report shows the housing crisis is hitting renters hard, especially those earning the minimum wage.
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The senator and 2020 hopeful also spoke in support of a proposal to put an hourly employee on Walmart's corporate board.
Several 2020 contenders plan to join the fast-food employees in Fight for $15 protests this week when the chain's shareholders meet.
New research highlights the high stakes of economic inequality, and its particular impact on women.
The Labor Department decision bodes well for companies that don't want minimum wage and other rules to cover their workers.
A new proposal, backed by a handful of members, would set wage floors on a regional basis, rather than create a national minimum of $15.