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Low Income Workers

Not All Working Women Can 'Lean In'

Caroline Fredrickson | Posted 05.08.2015 | Women
Caroline Fredrickson

Rarely, if ever, do we ask how those women without high wages, paid leave, affordable child care, or flexible schedules juggle their desperate need to earn money with caring for their family. But this is the big question that we all should be asking, because it turns out that there are real consequences for all of us.

McDonald's Admits It May Lose The Fight To Keep Wages Low

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 03.06.2014 | Business

McDonald’s is joining the rest of us in worrying about income inequality, but not because it thinks low-wage workers don't make enough -- instead, i...

Living on $8 an Hour: White Elephants in the Room

Derek Snook | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Derek Snook

As the President of In Every Story, a social business that helps low income workers advance towards self sufficiency through temporary employment, I'm...

Jillian Berman

LOOK: The Faces Of This Week's Fast Food Worker Walkouts | Jillian Berman | Posted 08.01.2013 | Business

Hundreds of fast food workers in New York City, Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis and other cities are walking off their jobs this week, demanding higher wa...

The 1 Move That Would Suddenly Pull 300,000 Workers Out Of Poverty

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.17.2013 | Business

Legislation introduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives could pull hundreds of thousands of the country's working poor out of pover...

Janell Ross

Detroit's Latest Problem: Drastic Bus Service Cuts | Janell Ross | Posted 03.02.2012 | Business

Detroit's beleaguered bus riders already have little love for the Motor City's transit system. Now service is about to get worse. Beginning Saturd...

Americans Have Not Regained Pre-Recession Job Satisfaction: Gallup

Posted 07.31.2011 | Business

The American economy might be recovering, but the Americans themselves aren't feeling the satisfaction. A new poll released today by Gallup, based ...