Narrowing the Gender Wage Gap by Raising the Minimum Wage to $21.25 and Eliminating the Subminimum Wage
The record high inflation generated by the pandemic has been rapidly eroding New York’s minimum wage, likely worsening the gender pay gap. The remedy is to first raise the minimum wage to $21.25 downstate and to $20 upstate by 2026, so its value is restored, and then index the minimum wage to prevent it from falling behind again.
Excluding St. Paul’s Young Workers from a $15 Minimum Wage Is Bad Policy
The St. Paul City Council should reject calls to exclude young workers from the full $15 minimum wage—or set a lower rate for them—which would harm these workers and their families.
The 21 States Stuck at $7.25
Why Rhode Island Needs a $15 Minimum Wage
Raise The Wage Act: Gradual Elimination of the Unfair Subminimum Wage for Tipped Workers
Why America Needs a $15 Minimum Wage
The Case for a $15 Minimum Wage in Illinois
Across the state, even single workers without children will soon need $15 an hour or more just to cover the basics.
The “Training Wage” Scam: A Lower Minimum Wage for Teens or New Hires Hurts Young Workers and Undermines Responsible Employers
The Case for a $15 Minimum Wage in Vermont