Almost one million low-wage workers will receive modest raises this year. Ten states across the U.S. have raised the minimum wage, including Rhode Island, the most recent to address these low income workers with a minimum wage boost of 35 cents an hour (bringing the hourly rate to $7.75). This works...
Part one in a three-part Labor Day series. As Labor Day approaches, the U.S. continues to struggle with an economy that fails to provide enough decent jobs. Millions of Americans live in poverty or remain unemployed, underemployed, or uninsured. This stands out as a shameful economic and moral fai...