Minimum Wage on the Ballot in 2016

With the inequality gap continuing to rise, and Congress refusing to address the issue, citizens across the United States are stepping in to fill in the gaps. This November, the minimum wage will appear on the ballot in five states. Arizona: In Arizona, the ballot initiative proposes to increase the state minimum wage to $12 […]

EPI Releases New Agenda to Fix Gender Pay Gap

It is no secret that there is a steep pay gap between women and men. Everyday, women earn less than men for similar work. New work from the Economic Policy Institute shows that on average, women earn $.82 for each dollar that men make. This disparity varies based on different ethnic groups, with African-American and […]