Income inequality, already a significant issue for the nation’s workers before the coronavirus pandemic outbreak, has exploded in recent weeks due to tens of millions of U.S. workers who have lost their jobs. And even once more people return to work, the wage gap is unlikely to improve significantly.
Myriad reasons out of the control of workers is causing them to fall behind. Union membership could change it.
How bad is this country’s income inequality problem? The wage gap has grown so wide that increasingly even U.S.
A new report finds that states with higher minimum wages have less people who end their lives.
Wages for low-income workers are on the way up, according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), thanks to increases in the minimum wage. But there are still large, systematic gaps that must be conquered if real income inequality reform is going to take place.
Lawmakers and tax experts agree that new law is a boondoggle for big business.
With wages continuing the lag, now is the time for hardworking Americans to join unions and boost collective bargaining.
Rise in income is doing little to help those in low-income jobs.