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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Equitable Growth delivers comment letter responding to U.S. Department of Labor’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on classifying employees and independent contractors

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Enacting a minimum wage for tipped workers is on the ballot in two U.S. cities. Here’s what the research says

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What happened to the federal minimum wage debate?

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How a large employer’s low-road practices harm local labor markets: The impact of Walmart Supercenters

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New research highlights the necessity of improving wage standards and bargaining power for low-wage workers in the United States

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Why minimum wages are a critical tool for achieving racial justice in the U.S. labor market

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Request for proposals: Research grants for early career scholars

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New research finds $15 minimum wages raise pay and increase employment for low-wage workers

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Minimum wage effects and monopsony explanations

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Algorithmic wage discrimination requires policy solutions that enforce predictability and the U.S. spirit of equal pay for equal work

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On Algorithmic Wage Discrimination

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Ahead of the June Jobs Day report, here is what the past three months of employment data say about the health of the U.S. labor market

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Ahead of new U.S. jobs data releases, here’s what employment growth and job switching mean for wage disparities in the U.S. labor market

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Why workplace dignity is valuable to U.S. workers, employers, and the broader economy

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Equitable Growth delivers comment letter responding to U.S. Department of Labor’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on classifying employees and independent contractors

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Ahead of the November jobs report, here’s what recent disaggregated data say about the state of the U.S. labor market and economic growth

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Enacting a minimum wage for tipped workers is on the ballot in two U.S. cities. Here’s what the research says

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Latino workers are often segregated into bad jobs, but a strong U.S. labor movement can boost job quality and U.S. economic growth

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