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Wage Increases

6 Of The Fastest-Growing Jobs In America Pay Low Wages

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 04.16.2015 | Business

Retailers and policymakers are finally hearing workers’ call for wage hikes, but it may be a little too late.

Emily Peck

Walmart's Raise Could Be A Turning Point For The Whole Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Peck | Posted 02.19.2015 | Business

Walmart just gave half a million people a raise. Could you be next?

Caroline Fairchild

The Surprising Industry With Huge Wage Growth

HuffingtonPost.com | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business

Despite recent budgetary concerns surrounding the so-called fiscal cliff, U.S. wages appear to be growing -- even in industries where you wouldn’t e...

A Generation of CEOs Who Don't Know How to Raise Wages

Dean Baker | Posted 12.25.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

Since it would be rude to imply that CEOs are not being honest when they complain about the lack of skilled workers, we should assume that they don't know how to raise wages.

Laura Bassett

Seven States To RAISE Minimum Wage In 2011: Will Yours?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Approximately 647,000 minimum wage workers across the country will be ringing in this new year with a modest pay raise, as Arizona, Colorado, Montana,...