The amendment would have created a budget placeholder for a wage increase.
Compared to 2007, hourly wages in 2014 were flat or had fallen, EPI's report said.
It would behoove the middle class to remain restrained in spending habits.
More than 60 million people in U.S. households depend on the earnings of a low-wage worker,...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and a host of left-leaning groups are setting their sights on Wal-...
There is a fundamental debate about the Democratic Party's future and the nature of a Hillary...
Forty-nine percent of those with $1M or more in assets back a wage hike.
The secretary also slammed Chris Christie for saying he was "tired" of the issue.
Support for raising the minimum wage is well-anchored in battleground states and could weigh on...
The senator called for an increase in the federal minimum wage.
Democrats hope minimum wage ballot measures can help them in three Senate battlegrounds.
The pay hike applies to thousands of companies with federal contracts.
The Obama administration said Thursday that it will keep seeking ways to raise wages for workers as...
Obama wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren will headline a labor union event on wages early next month, adding her...
The union called her a "true champion of working people."
Liberal lawmakers and labor advocates want to see President Obama use his executive power to boost...
“No one has said to me that they object to the minimum wage proposal," Penny Pritzker said.
When did we become so mean?
New Jersey governor bemoans focus on raising minimum wage.
The governor, who is in a tough election fight, said he wants jobs that paid much more.
Democrats want to raise the hourly rate from $7.25 to $10.10.
GOP lawmakers urged DOL not to increase the wages of home care workers to $7.25 an hour.
The job creators have been reluctant to invest in new jobs.