News Releases | October 2, 2018

On the D.C. Council’s Repeal of Initiative 77

The D.C. Council’s repeal of Initiative 77 is a historic low point for democracy in the District of Columbia.

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On Amazon Raising Its Minimum Wage to $15

News Releases | October 2, 2018

On Amazon Raising Its Minimum Wage to $15

Amazon’s move shows how outdated the $7.25 federal minimum wage is—and how workers in all 50 states need $15 an hour.

News Releases | September 7, 2018

On the Michigan Legislature’s Passage of a $12 Minimum Wage for All Workers and Paid Sick Leave

Michigan, which has helped build America’s middle-class with its factories and farms, should be proud today of what it has(…)

News Releases | August 21, 2018

New Report: Raising Minimum Wage to $12 Will Benefit Small Businesses and Workers Across Missouri

Raising Missouri’s minimum wage to $12 an hour would benefit both small businesses and workers.

News Releases | August 8, 2018

On New York City Passing Landmark Law to Regulate Uber and Lyft

New Yorkers secured a huge victory today in the fight to reclaim our democracy from the outsized influence of corporations.

News Releases | July 25, 2018

On Eleventh Circuit Reviving NAACP Suit Calling Alabama Wage Law Racially Biased

Workers, communities of color, advocates, and our courts will not allow preemption to deny local communities the very basic right(…)

News Releases | June 20, 2018

Massachusetts Joins New York and California in Adopting $15 Minimum Wage

The agreement calls for gradually raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 by 2023.

News Releases | June 20, 2018

D.C. Ballot Initiative Victory Shows Strong Public Support for Higher Wages for Tipped Workers

Tips are a supplement to, and not a substitute for, wages.

News Releases | June 8, 2018

Initiative 77 Is a Vital Measure for D.C.’s Almost 30,000 Tipped Workers

Equal treatment in wages is not just good policy, it is just—and an imperative for the District of Columbia.

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