21 states have a higher minimum than the federal amount of $7.25 an hour
As the country focuses on the minimum wage, which states are most likely to improve an increase in 2014? Continue Reading
Taxpayers pick up a $7 billion tab each year for workers, study finds.
A pair of reports finds roughly half of front-line fast food workers need public assistance to provide for their family. Continue Reading
Maryland has joined a growing list of states considering legislation to protect the unemployed. Legislators there are weighing a bill that would prevent employers from limiting applications for open positions to only those currently holding jobs. Advocates nationwide argue that such laws are needed given the... Continue Reading
One problem that has bedeviled many jobless workers is the inability to apply for jobs simply because some employers won't consider them. Now, President Barack Obama wants to end the practice by making it illegal for employers to discriminate against job candidates because they are unemployed. Continue Reading