wages & minimum wage

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Field Notes: Reducing Inequality and Raising Wages by 2032

The Economic Policy Institute finds that people of color will be a majority of the American working class in 2032 and stresses the need to reduce inequality by then.

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Photo of the Month: May 2016

This month's photo looks at dissatisfied Verizon and Macy's union employees fighting for better employment terms.

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Field Notes: Improving Job Quality for Caregivers

An aging population has raised employment projections for the home health care sector, but are these jobs any good?

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Photo of the Month: November 2015

This month's photo captures the working class protests to increase minimum wage across the country.

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Photo of the Month: May 2015

This month’s photo captures Perez, pizza, and the potential of raising the minimum wage.

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Thinking On: Reshoring Jobs from China

Manufacturing jobs are coming back to the United States due to growing labor costs and strengthening currency in China, but it is unclear if it’s a win for workers.

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Multimedia: Employee Ownership

Today we share a documentary entitled “We the Owners” that examines models of worker-owned business and high-involvement work culture.

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Multimedia: The Gates’ Thoughts on Giving

Bill and Melinda Gates on their work at the Gates Foundation, their lives and their feelings on giving most of their wealth away.

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Multimedia: Pew on Equal Pay

With this week’s focus on Equal Pay Day, we’re checking out Pew Research’s findings on the gender pay gap.

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Multimedia: Investing in Good Jobs Gets Good Returns

MIT’s Zeynep Ton shows us what a “good” job looks like, how to create one, and why it is important to all.