President Obama proposed a minimum wage increase in his State of the Union address. What’s going to happen next? “What we should watch for,” Nation writer Josh Eidelson says, “is not just will this pass, but how much will it get watered down, and will tipped workers, like workers in restaurants, who now have just $2.13, be left out?” Eidelson joins Jobs With Justice executive director Sarita Gupta to talk business and labor on The Young Turks.

—James Cersonsky

How can labor be saved? Check out this week’s forum, edited by Josh Eidelson, in The Nation.