Topic Minimum Wage

The minimum wage in the United States continues to be one of the most important policy levers for establishing a floor for job quality. Equitable Growth’s research and analysis demonstrates that higher minimum wages has the potential to increase earnings without reducing employment.

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Rebuilding U.S. labor market wage standards

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The once and future role of strikes in ensuring U.S. worker power

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Where does your state’s minimum wage rank against the median wage?

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How U.S. companies harm workers by making them independent contractors

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Factsheet: Minimum wage increases are good for U.S. workers and the U.S. economy

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Minimum Wages and Racial Inequality

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Understanding the incidence of minimum wage increases

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New evidence on local minimum wage laws and earnings inequality

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Do higher wages improve health outcomes? Evidence from nursing homes and minimum wage reforms

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How U.S. companies harm workers by making them independent contractors

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Research Shows: Raising the Minimum Wage Does Not Spell Job Loss

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