minimum wage

Case for raising minimum wage keeps getting stronger

It's been too cold to campaign in frozen North Dakota. But as spring has crept across the state, an unusual ballot initiative is starting to emerge: One that would more than double the minimum wage, from $7.25 to $15 an hour by 2021.

'I applaud Corbyn': Bernie Sanders praises so-called UK alter-ego

At the first event on his whirlwind speaking tour of the UK Thursday, Bernie Sanders had nothing but praise for Jeremy Corbyn, the left-wing leader of the UK's Labour Party, which is currently experiencing a surge in support ahead of next week's general election.

Fast-food workers protest in Milwaukee

Some workers walked off the job

Fast-food and retail workers are holding a one-day protest in Milwaukee to demand higher wages and better working conditions.

Rock Co. residents react to minimum-wage proposal

President proposes raising minimum wage

Residents in Rock County are reacting to the proposal President Barack Obama made in his State of the Union speech to raise the minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 an hour.