On TV, Amy Poehler plays everyone from Hillary Clinton to a parks administrator. But, in real life, she worked as a waitress for more than a decade before being able to earn a living in show business.
Your CEO could pocket more in one workday than you earn all year, setting the example for huge pay inequalities throughout your company.
When it comes to building the infrastructure and creating the jobs that Americans need, President Trump’s plan is a bridge to nowhere.
Eighteen states and 20 cities raised their minimum wages on January 1. But many workers aren’t getting their raises because the federal and state governments don’t have the resources—and, all too often, just don’t care enough—to enforce minimum wage and overtime laws.
Chrissy Cox left her restaurant job in Richmond, VA, to care for her sister, Courtney, who suffered a traumatic brain injury when a semi-trailer truck plowed into her car. Her sacrifice: nine months’ pay— $16,000—as well as a promotion, a big raise, and a bonus.
With a net worth of more than $100 billion, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos is the world’s wealthiest man. But the warehouse workers who helped make him rich are underpaid and micromanaged.
From trickle-down tax cuts to winking at wage theft, the Trump administration is shortchanging working women