Overtime rule reform would benefit 2.1 million Latino workers.
Karla Walter, Associate Director of the American Worker Project at the Center for American Progress Action Fund, testifies before the New York State Fast Food Wage Board.
President Barack Obama’s latest executive order adopts best practices from the public and private sectors that will protect workers and save taxpayer dollars.
Historical experience and academic studies show that raising the minimum wage does not harm the economy, even when unemployment is high.
If Congress raised the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, millions of American women would be better able to support themselves and their families.
Evidence shows that raising the minimum wage when unemployment is high does not harm the economy.
This infographic shows how the California minimum-wage increase will affect the state’s working families.
If the Senate fails to act soon to approve the president’s five bipartisan National Labor Relations Board nominees, many workplace protections could functionally disappear in August.
Studies show that providing legal status to undocumented immigrants will increase wages for American workers.
Boosting the minimum wage will be a particular boon to women and people of color, who make up a disproportionate share of minimum wage earners, argue David Madland and Nick Bunker.