Even though red states feature the highest percentages of low-wage workers, the GOP is holding fast in opposing an increase in the federal minimum wage.
The Raise the Wage Act of 2019 would lift millions out of poverty, boost the economy, and save taxpayer dollars. So what’s the problem, Congress?
Workers in 40 localities across the US saw their minimum wage go up on January 1. Here's why a federal increase should be next.
Here are some of our favorite fiction and non-fiction books that illustrate the injustice of poverty and remind us why it's so important to fight to help people overcome the odds.
The United States ranks last among G7 countries in our new inequality index.
A new index from Oxfam assesses labor laws and worker protections in all states in the country. The rankings are intriguing, and sometimes surprising.