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Mimimum Wage

The War Over Wages, City by City

Peter Dreier | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The gridlock in Washington - where Congress hasn't boosted the federal minimum wage, stuck at $7.25 an hour, since 2009 - has catalyzed a growing movement in cities and states. Nineteen states now have minimum wages over $7.25 an hour.

LOOK: 7 People We Met At The Minimum Wage Protest

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 07.25.2012 | Miami

Wielding signs under the blazing July sun, 200 people rallied at Bayfront Park Tuesday afternoon to encourage Congress to increase the federal minimum...