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Minimum Wage State of the Union

Sam Stein

Obama To Raise Minimum Wage For Federal Contractors By Executive Order | Sam Stein | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will announce during Tuesday night’s State of the Union address that he's raising the minimum wage for workers ...

600 Economists Now Back A $10.10 Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

It’s about time to raise the minimum wage, at least according to 600 economists. The group, which includes seven Nobel laureates, attached their...

Emily Swanson

Poll Finds Support For Key Obama Proposal | Emily Swanson | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

The idea of increasing the minimum wage and pegging it to inflation received big support from the American public, with few believing the counter-argu...

Well-Known Economist: Minimum Wage Doesn't Matter 'All That Much'

Posted 02.19.2013 | Business

A University of Chicago economist well-known for tearing down the conventional wisdom on a host of controversial topics is wading into the renewed deb...