Covering low-wage workers’ struggles

The New York Times published an article entitled “Low-wage workers are finding poverty harder to escape” that illustrated many difficult situations faced by those receiving low wages and hours in service jobs in the U.S. Many low-wage or minimum-wage workers do not receive full-time hours from their employers, further limiting wages and their ability to […]

Covering proposed minimum wage changes

In late February, the Congressional Budget Office released a report entitled “The Effects of a Minimum-Wage Increase on Employment and Family Income.” Covered by the New York Times, the report offered two options for raising minimum wage, which is currently $7.25 an hour – a $10.10 an hour option and a $9 an hour option. […]