Jeannette Wicks-Lim: There’s a growing trend among the world’s major corporations to voluntarily increase their workers’ wages
Federal tipped workers’ $2.13 hour wage hasn’t been raised since 1991, but will the Harkin-Miller bill be enough of a raise?
Shir Hever: Official Israeli statements on integrating Palestinians into workforce exposes apartheid system.
Unemployment is falling, but the fastest growing job markets offer low pay
Jeff Faux: Consumers are between 65 and 70 percent of the economy and they are most affected by the recession. Business is not spending, because consumers aren’t spending – cuts to government budgets won’t change this basic fact