low wage jobs
This is no one's idea of a level playing field.
With the dismal job market many college students have no choice but to take low-paying positions fresh out of college. HuffPost Live takes a look at life after graduation, the realities of the job market and how to make it in the 'real world.'
To tell us more about how the American job machine is working again for college graduates, Anthony Carnevale, the Center on Education and the Workforce's director, joins us today in The Global Search for Education
To fully allow low-wage workers to take a vacation, the federal tax policy might have to get involved. Currently, the tax
I see so many job openings for low-wage jobs and I've even worked some of those shitty jobs myself when I was younger. But what I'm seeing now is the old kid jobs are turning into middle-age and senior jobs.
“It’s a fight for the dignity of workers,” says Charlene A. Carruthers in the video, the National Director BYP100. “It’s
In recent months, cities have passed or introduced laws to require higher minimum wages within their boundaries. Wal-Mart
I protested in front of the business where I used to work. I’ve participated in the fast food campaign. I’ve testified in
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday where family and friends gather together and express gratitude for everything in their lives. But those who work at Walmart have little to be thankful for, at least when it comes to their employment.
Fast food jobs are a very real segment of our economy.
I had an apartment in Mesa, Arizona. But I decided to leave there because at the same exact time that I was laid off, the
We must do more than just call Walmart out for their truly shameful practices. Without unions or government rules, companies like Walmart will never do the right thing.
The New York Times reported that Fernandes "slept in her running S.U.V. so often that she started keeping a container full
On a cold November morning in 2012, some 200 fast food workers at places like McDonald's and Burger King started an improbable journey with a one-day strike at a handful of restaurants to demand a minimum wage of $15 an hour.
A New Jersey woman who died while napping in her car between work shifts is just one of the many stories that detail the struggle low-wage workers face.
Maria Fernandes was found dead in her car Monday night. Low wages and unreliable schedules mean that low-wage employees are
If you work hard, you should make enough to live a good life and provide a better one for your kids. That's a conviction worth fighting for and a sentiment that rings true for most people, not just in Seattle but everywhere.
As the United States slips from its status as the globe's number one economic power, small numbers of Americans continue to amass staggering amounts of wealth, while simultaneously inequality trends toward historic levels.
If you need more evidence that a higher minimum wage won't kill the economy, consider this: The city with one of the highest