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.
The Fight For 15 brings its war for higher wages to the former capital of the Confederacy this weekend.
As issues of race in America rise to the surface, the wage gulf between whites, blacks and Latinos can't be ignored.