This Monday (February 26), the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the arguments in Janus v. AFSCME, a case that would make it much more difficult for public-sector workers to bargain for better wages and working conditions.
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.
Two months after President Trump signed the Republican tax bill with promises of big raises and new jobs, 98 percent of workers aren’t even getting bonuses.