Charging state sales tax on groceries harms the poor, local economies and the state, according to a new report on Kansas’ highest-in-the-nation levy.
The income gap is widening in many major U.S. cities as poor households are left behind by the recovery from the Great Recession, a new study finds.
Increasing the minimum wage is an inefficient way to reduce poverty, a controversial new Federal Reserve research paper argues.
The report, released Tuesday from the child advocacy group the Annie E. Casey Foundation, showed only some signs of slight improvement.
A movement for a $15 minimum wage that even some supporters considered a pipe dream is gaining momentum.
A federal judge in Alabama issued a temporary restraining order Thursday against Lear Corp. after the Labor Department accused the company of illegally harassing its workers.
A worker who was fired and slapped with a restraining order after leading a protest march is in court to demand she be allowed to continue her fight.
Alyssa Colton says she's underpaid as an adjunct professor of English, despite having a Ph.D. and 20 years' experience.
Outside many U.S. cities, long commutes can mean even lower income for poor Americans.
When Fr. Richard Aguilar was growing up, as a working class kid in San Antonio, the church was his leg up. Now, fewer low-income kids go to church.