Minimum Wage

Why the Democratic Presidential Debate is Just Like the GOP's

Dean Baker | October, 14 2015

The Sharing Economy Needs a Public Option

Dean Baker | March, 30 2015

No Excuse for Fed to Increase Unemployment by Raising Interest Rates: Movement to Hold Fed Accountable Gathers Steam

Mark Weisbrot | March, 18 2015

Scott Walker Ends Freedom of Contract in Wisconsin

Dean Baker | March, 16 2015

Paying Workers Fairly for the Hours They Work

Eileen Appelbaum | November, 25 2014

Conservatives Want Taxpayers to Subsidize Low-Wage Employers

Eileen Appelbaum | September, 11 2014

Labor Day Victories to Celebrate

Dean Baker | September, 02 2014

Miss the Debt Clock? Then Check out the Pay Cut Clock

Nicole Woo | July, 25 2014

On Generational Equity, Healthcare, and Keynesian Economics

Dean Baker | February, 06 2014

President Obama’s Inequality Story

Dean Baker | January, 27 2014

The War on Poverty: Not Just a Liberal Campaign

Shawn Fremstad | January, 09 2014

How Change Takes Place in the United States: The Minimum Wage

Mark Weisbrot | January, 06 2014

Everyday Low Wages at Walmart: Brought to You by Government Policy

Dean Baker | December, 02 2013

Fast Food Workers Are Fighting for the Majority of U.S. Employees

Mark Weisbrot | September, 20 2013

Job Loss at $15 an Hour: Real Problem or Big Whopper?

Dean Baker | September, 10 2013

Minimum Wage: Catching up to Productivity

John Schmitt | June, 12 2013

Is the American Jobs Machine Coming Back?

Dean Baker | March, 08 2013

Minimum Wage: Who Decided Workers Should Fall Behind?

Dean Baker | February, 19 2013

Minimum Wage Raise is the Least We Can Do to Civilize America

Mark Weisbrot | August, 30 2012

Raising the Minimum Wage Is Cheap and Easy

Dean Baker | July, 23 2012

An Increase in the Minimum Wage Is Long Overdue

Nicole Woo | July, 20 2012

Low-Wage Jobs to Blame for Slow Economic Recovery

Eileen Appelbaum | April, 10 2012

The Bogus Case Against the Minimum Wage Hike

Dean Baker and John Schmitt | January, 04 2012

San Francisco Becomes First in Nation with $10 Minimum Wage (and the Sky Isn't Going to Fall)

John Schmitt | December, 30 2011

Fannie, Freddie and Minimum Wage

Dean Baker | July, 29 2008

Want to Expand the Middle Class? Improve Low-Wage Jobs

Shawn Fremstad and Margy Waller | March, 19 2007