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Minimum wage news and analysis from The Nation
February 16, 2018
Austin Just Brought Paid Sick Leave to the South
Thanks to a savvy, progressive coalition, Austinites will no longer have to work through heart attacks, flus, and stomach bugs.
February 9, 2018
The Real Reason Workers Can’t Get A Raise
A preemptive war on inflation will tamp down any real wage growth.
Robert L. Borosage
January 23, 2018
Why Democrats Need to Stand With Working Americans vs. Big Banks
Democrats should stop supporting a bill that would loosen the reins on Wall Street.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
December 19, 2017
Do You Trust Your Boss to ‘Share’ Your Tips?
The Department of Labor wants to make it legal for employers to take away workers’ tips.
October 17, 2017
Have You Ever Had to Work When You Were Sick?
Then you know how damaging it can be, to both your physical and mental health.
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September 26, 2017
Red-State Governments Are Trying to Take Back Your Minimum-Wage Hike and LGBTQ Protections
But these cities won’t let them.
July 18, 2017
A Plan to Make Flying Less Awful
How would airports change if the workers who made them run earned a living wage?
June 30, 2017
No, Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage Is Not Hurting Workers
Contrary to what one unrepresentative study found, the city’s workers are actually benefiting from the wage hike.
January 24, 2017
Force Workers to Watch Anti-Government Propaganda at Work? Trump’s Labor Nominee Says Yes
Until recently, Andrew Puzder was listed as a member of the Job Creators Network.
December 9, 2016
Trump Just Told the Fight for $15 to Go Screw Itself
But Trump has also crossed anti-immigrant hard-liners, which could torpedo his labor secretary’s confirmation.