A new report finds that states with higher minimum wages have less people who end their lives.
Workers deserve a predictable schedule with predictable pay that allows them a life outside of work.
Parents with kids under five struggle the most to make ends meet, Demos says. The problem shows the importance of creating paid parental leave.
Minimum wage hikes that 18 states and Washington, D.C., have enacted since the last federal increase a decade ago have raised the pay of the lowest-paid workers without cutting the numbers of jobs or hours they work.
Thousands across the country are expected to participate in demonstration calling for a $15 minimum wage and union rights.
Low-wage workers seek greater input, predictability when it comes to the work week.
Report details the dire state of workers here and abroad who are barely scraping by.
Attendees let elected officials know they plan to keep taking a stand for a higher minimum wage.