minimum wage

Washington Supreme Court: No minimum wage for jurors

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington Supreme Court says people are not entitled to make minimum wage for jury duty. Three citizens who reported for jury duty or who served on juries filed a class-action lawsuit against King County, challenging…

Bank of America to pay $20 minimum wage starting in 2020

The American job market remains tight, and banks are scrambling to find people who want to work at their branches. That's why Bank of America is raising its minimum wage to $20 an hour in 2020 — a year earlier than expected.

Sanders' staffers clash with campaign over guarantee of $15 an hour

Sen. Bernie Sanders is a staple on the front lines of the labor fight, leading the charge in Washington and around the country to raise the minimum wage for workers to $15 an hour. But within his own campaign, which unionized earlier this year, tense discussions over pay have spilled out into

House passes $15 minimum wage bill

The House passed a bill Thursday that would raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade -- but there's little chance the measure will be taken up in the Republican-controlled Senate.

House set to pass $15 minimum wage act this week

Nearly seven years ago, a week after Black Friday, a few dozen workers walked off their New York City fast food jobs to demonstrate for higher pay. The median wage for fast food workers was $9 an hour, CNN reported at the time. The demand that would soon emerge as the movement's rallying cry — $15 and a union — seemed hopelessly ambitious, like a wild-eyed opening bid.

Readers' guide to the first Democratic debate

Tonight, 10 challengers for the Democratic 2020 presidential nomination will face off in the first debate of the season. After months of campaign coverage, the two-hour event will finally give voters a chance to watch Democratic candidates exchange views on a variety of issues, from health care and immigration to taxes and climate change. While they will likely spend a fair amount of time attacking the policies of President Donald Trump, the debate will also be an opportunity for candidates...