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A GOP Rising Star's Big Choice

Missouri Governor Greitens should veto a bill that strips St. Louis minimum wage workers of a raise.

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The Latest 'Underhanded Maneuvers' in the Minimum Wage Wars

Battles around preemption are quietly playing out in statehouses from Iowa to Maryland.

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Trump’s Address Was More Measured But Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Uttering platitudes is not the same as actually putting workers at the top of the agenda.

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A Wrong-Headed Maryland Bill Attacks Local Worker-Friendly Legislation

Lawmakers must reject this proposal and instead strengthen protections for vulnerable workers.

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Will Trump Be ‘The Champion of the American Worker'?

Trump's pick of fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder for labor secretary should concern us all.

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Why Trump's Labor Secretary Is an Extreme Contradiction

Opposition to workers' rights is bread and butter for fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder.

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Fight for $15 Has Brought $62 Billion in Raises and Counting to Underpaid Workers

What would really move the needle for U.S. workers? $15 an hour and a union.

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Uber Drivers Shouldn’t Be Left Behind in the Fight For $15

Let's make sure this new sector of low-wage workers benefits from the success of the $15 movement.

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Seattle's Workers, Businesses Doing Well with a Higher Minimum Wage

For workers living on the margins, the pay increases make a meaningful difference in their day-to-day lives.