News Releases | May 25, 2016

Report: D.C.’s Tipped Workers in Poverty at Nearly Twice the Rate of All D.C. Workers, Experience High Rates of Sexual Harassment

Eliminating the subminimum wage for tipped workers is a crucial part of any meaningful minimum wage increase.

News Releases | May 6, 2016

The Critics Who Cried Wolf: Decades of Misleading Claims Around Increases in Federal Minimum Wage

History shows employment usually grew following increases in the federal minimum wage.

News Releases | April 28, 2016

On the Legal Action to Undo Alabama’s Preemption of Birmingham Minimum Wage Law

We hope the court will move quickly to reverse the state’s acts.

News Releases | April 18, 2016

Baltimore City Council to Introduce Bill to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

The measure would return Baltimore to the forefront of the national movement to raise pay.

News Releases | April 5, 2016

Arizona Ballot Measure Seeks to Raise Minimum Wage to $12 by 2020

Arizona becomes the fifth state where voters may decide a minimum wage increase on Election Day 2016.

News Releases | March 31, 2016

New York State Agrees to $15 Minimum Wage Plan

The deal means big raises for nearly 1 in 3 workers, reversing years of falling pay.

News Releases | March 28, 2016

California Reported to be First State to Reach $15 Minimum Wage

The potential California action marks a rapid acceleration of the $15 minimum wage movement.

News Releases | February 25, 2016

Alabama Legislature Passes Bill Barring Cities from Raising Local Wages

The Alabama legislature’s effort to preempt local wage laws is a slap in the face to workers living in poverty.

News Releases | January 13, 2016

On NY Governor Cuomo’s Push for $15 Minimum Wage

More than one in three New York workers would get a raise averaging $4,800 a year.

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