Minimum Wage

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Newly emboldened Republicans are looking to crack down on liberal cities implementing rules on everything from sugar taxes to environmental regulations. The party that trumpets its love of small government is now leaning on so-called " preemption laws " that allow state legislatures to supersede local measures. That means localities that have...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Fast-food CEO Andrew Puzder has been described as 'a minor league version of...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Striking workers in Kansas City, Missouri
Hundreds of service workers were arrested while striking for a $15 minimum,...

Further

Big fast food just got even slimier: In the wake of findings that taxpayers subsidize not just McFood's woefully underpaid workers but their grotesquely overpaid CEOs - the head of McDonald’s makes almost 10 million bucks, 1,200 times a worker's wage, with only about $1 million taxable income - come leaked documents showing that the National Restaurant Association is monitoring activists' social media, warning about the growing traction of "rent-a-mob" protests and otherwise stepping up a well-...