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Minimum Wage Hike = Bad Policy

Often lost in this debate is that the minimum wage is a starting wage for most people. For others,...

Time for Congress to Deliver for Workers

As the new 110th Congress begins its work, the Teamsters Union is making sure that workers are the...

The Country Needs a Raise

Imagine working full-time, 40 hours a week, 52 weeks a year, and not having enough money to pay...

Political Theater Instead of Substance

Unfortunately, Friday's vote on the minimum wage was about political theater rather than passing...

We Need to Raise the Minimum Wage

John Sweeney, President of the AFL-CIO Something is very wrong when Congress can vote itself NINE...

Finally America Is Getting a Raise

Finally.  After 10 long years, it looks as though low-wage workers in this country are on the road...

Fair Pay for Hard Work

This Labor Day, there should be no confusion for Republicans as to why Americans are fed up with...

Time To Increase The Minimum Wage

Since its inception in 1938, the federal minimum wage has been increased over the years to adjust...