Retail chain Kroger closed two California stores Saturday after Long Beach City approved a coronavirus "hero pay" ordinance.
Sens. Mitt Romney and Kyrsten Sinema are working together on a proposal to raise the federal minimum wage after congressional Democrats failed to include a $15-an-hour hike in their coronavirus relief bill last month.
The Emmy-winning TV host's latest series "Six Degrees" is premiering Sunday on Discovery Channel.
Raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour would make it harder for many teens to get or keep jobs, adding to the employment challenges they have faced during the pandemic, many economists say.
Sanders introduced a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 a full year after Amazon moved to do the same.
Progressives said Democrats owe their constituents a higher living wage, and if they don't deliver, it could cost them at the ballot box in 2022.
Biden Justice Department nominee Vanita Gupta has stake in a business led by her father that pays workers in Mexico less than $2 an hour.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday committed to new legislation to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour after the wage hike provision was stripped from Democrats' massive coronavirus relief bill.
The Vermont senator tried to insert provision in coronavirus relief bill.
Bernie Sanders denies any shenanigans around the COVID-19 relief bill.
Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough last week ruled against a proposal to include the wage hike in Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill, but Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., introduced an amendment that needed votes from all 50 Senate Democrats and at least 10 Republicans to pass.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called the debate over raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour "utterly embarrassing."
Democrats’ hopes of including a minimum wage increase in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill seemed all but dead Monday as the Senate prepared to debate its own version of the House-passed aid package.
Progressive lawmakers are pushing the White House to override a decision last week by the Senate parliamentarian and include a federal minimum wage increase in the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package.
The plan, introduced last week by Senate Finance Chairman Ron Wyden and Senate Budget Chairman Bernie Sanders, included tax penalties on large corporations that fail to pay $15 an hour and incentives for the "smallest of small businesses" to encourage them to raise their wages.
Progressive Democrats launched a last-minute campaign urging the White House to overrule a top Senate official who decided late Thursday night that a federal minimum wage increase could not be included in the coronavirus relief package.
Democrats are looking for ways to include a $15 minimum wage hike in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package after the Senate Parliamentarian said it does not fit the rules to be passed via the budget reconciliation process on Thursday night.
The Senate Parliamentarian said on Thursday night that a federal minimum wage hike to $15 per hour does not fit the criteria to be included in the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, a source confirmed to FOX Business.
Costco will raise its minimum wage to $16 an hour starting next week, CEO Craig Jelinek said.
Progressives are threatening to withhold support for the COVID relief package if the measure doesn't include a long-sought minimum wage increase.