Minimum Wage

As President Barack Obama prepares to leave office, NewsOne takes a look at some of his most impressive wins.

On Wednesday, protesters nationwide demanded $15 an hour minimum wage in a movement labeled with the hashtags #BlackWorkMatters and #FightFor15. Recent reports state that the…

Last week, McDonald’s announced a $1 raise above the minimum wage for some of its U.S. workers, following a similar announcement by Walmart in February – which…

Fast-food workers conducted a nationwide strike Thursday in more than 100 cities, demanding their wages be raised to $15 an hour. According to reports, more…

It’s looking like it might be a long summer and for Black youth, and Congress isn’t making it any
easier. That’s because House Republicans (y’know, always with Black boys as a priority) decided to vote down an increase to the minimum…

88 percent of minimum wage workers are at least 20 years old, and a third are age 40 or older, according to an article published…

President Obama wants to help you get back on track to achieving the American dream. This week, the president released a $3.9 trillion budget proposal for…

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

President Barack Obama extended a personal apology to a University of Texas at Austin art professor who took offense to “off-the-cuff” remarks he made about…

President Barack Obama (pictured) continues his fight for the values of middle class workers, turning his focus on working with Congress to raise the federal…

More than one million people lost their unemployment benefits this past Saturday, due to the expiration of the emergency program that Congress did not extend.…