Wages

Thursday marks “Equal Pay Day” for black women. It’s the approximate day when their 2018 wages, plus the amount they’ve earned so far this year, catches up to what white men earned just last year alone.

The House of Representatives’ decision to pass a bill raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour received almost immediate criticism from major business organizations.

The House passed a bill Thursday to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour in a win for liberal activists who have long pushed to give low-wage workers a raise.

Uber and Lyft drivers are logging off ride-hailing apps and taking to the streets in cities around the world Wednesday to protest against working conditions and wages.

The statement came in a letter to the National Restaurant Association on Tuesday. Kate Rogers has the details.

McDonald’s is said to have written to the National Restaurant Association that wage increases should be phased in and that all industries should be treated the same way.

A new University of Washington study that found that the hourly wage hike could in fact be costing jobs.

Let’s ring in 2016 with a big cha-ching. Now that gift-giving season is over, it’s time to focus on you. On that annual list of New Year’s resolutions, include this one: negotiate pay. Talking salaries may stir up feelings of uneasiness, but maneuvering your way to a higher pay grade could be quite simple. In …

From major cities like Los Angeles to big businesses like McDonald’s, 2015 saw momentum for lifting pay above the federal level of $7.25 an hour. Effective Thursday and New Year’s Day, 14 states will implement higher minimum wages through legislative action or automatic cost-of-living increases. Now wage advocates are focused on 2016, as several states …