With the issue going nowhere in Congress, states are making moves to address the gender wage gap. A look at the burgeoning patchwork of state laws and what this dynamic might mean for different employers.
– The Wall Street Journal
A Wall Street Journal opinion piece that draws parallels between the fight to increase the minimum wage and Walmart’s recent round of store closings.
– The Atlantic
A new study finds that Americans still believe success is tied to job stability and the ability to buy a home. They’re just less confident about the ability to achieve those goals. The Atlantic looks at how that thinking might impact consumer confidence at the economy as a whole.
– Washington Post
According to a new Gallup poll, Millennials have a more favorable opinion of socialism than they do of capitalism. The Washington Post suggests this may be because they are too young to have actually seen real socialism in action.
A look at how fast food workers and labor advocates are leveraging the presidential campaign to draw attention to their quest for a $15 an hour minimum wage.