Aug 29, 2013, 2:10pm EDT
June 23, 2016
Will New Jersey Be the Next State With a $15 Minimum Wage?
It will likely pass, but the governor could still veto it
May 9, 2016
How Minimum Wage Hikes Could Affect Franchisees
Despite evidence to the contrary, fast-food franchisees say wage hikes will affect their bottom line
April 28, 2016
Alabama Fast Food Workers Sue State Over Minimum Wage Law
They're claiming racial discrimination
April 15, 2016
Hillary Clinton Now Says She Supports a $15 Minimum Wage
Thank Bernie Sanders for this one
April 13, 2016
White Castle Warns It May Hike Prices by 50 Percent to Cover Rising Minimum Wage
Are those tiny burgers about to get more expensive?
March 28, 2016
California Plans to Hike Minimum Wage to $15 by 2022 [Updated]
Even for tipped workers
March 17, 2016
Restaurants, Lobbying, and the Politics of Persuasion
When it comes to policymaking, major chains have more influence than you think
March 3, 2016
Hillary Clinton Wants to Raise the Minimum Wage for All Workers, Including Those Who Earn Tips
She believes everyone should make $12 an hour
February 23, 2016
As Minimum Wage Rises, More NY Restaurants Drop Tips for Surcharges
The surcharges offset increased labor costs.
December 3, 2015
Your Interactive Guide to Understanding the Minimum Wage
Here's what you need to know about the state of state minimum wages.
November 12, 2015
Shake Shack Is Hiking Menu Prices to Support Higher Wages
Your burger and fries will soon be (a tiny bit) pricier.
November 10, 2015
Fast Food Workers Walk Out in 270 Cities Today in Support of a Living Wage
Walkouts expected at McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's.
October 28, 2015
McDonald's Is Still Fighting Joint Employer Ruling, Employee Wage Increases
The chain is trying to get a subpoena for documents thrown out.
October 27, 2015
National Restaurant Association Files Petition to Fight NY's $15 Minimum Wage
The state of New York plans to raise wages for fast food workers to $15 per hour by July 2021.
October 22, 2015
People of Color Are Paid 56 Percent Less Than White Workers in Restaurant Industry: Study
Women of color earn, on average, $4 less than white men in California.
August 28, 2015
Fast-Food Workers Are One Crucial Step Closer to Unionizing
The ruling allows employees of McDonald's, Burger King, and other franchises to negotiate with the parent company.
August 19, 2015
Will Rising Wages Lead to Restaurants Full of Robots?
Human-less technology would keep costs down.
August 19, 2015
Birmingham, Ala. Is the Latest City to Pass a Minimum Wage Hike
The city's wage floor will rise to $10.10 per hour.
August 19, 2015
Why Fast Food Workers' Right to Unionize Is More Important Than $15 Per Hour
If they do not unionize, it will be harder to keep fighting for wage increases and other rights like paid sick days.
August 14, 2015
Why the Courts Won’t Save Fast Food Companies From the $15 Minimum Wage
How pending litigation in Seattle could impact the future of Fight for $15.
July 22, 2015
Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill to Raise Federal Minimum Wage to $15
"It is a national disgrace that millions of full-time workers... are forced to work two or three jobs just to pay their bills."
June 9, 2015
Kentucky's Governor Raises Minimum Wage Through an Executive Order
The order affects about 800 state employees, including those who work in kitchens.
June 3, 2015
Los Angeles City Council Approves Minimum Wage Hike
The council approved an increase to $15 an hour.
May 7, 2015
New York's Governor Will Circumvent Lawmakers to Raise Fast Food Workers' Wages
Will other state governors follow a similar path?
April 23, 2015
Minnesota Wants to Cut Wages for Tipped Restaurant Employees
More minimum wage politics.