Minimum Wage

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

Good news if you make minimum wage and live in Ohio you’re getting a raise!  Not so great news…. it’s only five cent.  Yea you read right Ohio minimum wage is going up by five cent and that adds up to an extra two dollars on a forty hour work week. Sign Up For Our […]

A lawsuit, filed in California Superior Court in Alameda County, alleges that workers were ordered to use certain codes to identify Black customers at a Versace location in the San Francisco Bay Area.

After receiving backlash for their choice to include comedian Bill Cosby’s work in one of their inaugural exhibitions, the Smithsonian has decided to feature information about the sexual allegations made against Cosby as part of the exhibit.

At Tuesday's fourth GOP debate, Donald Trump and Ben Carson said the problem is that entry-level wages are too high.

A state panel appointed by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recommended a $6.25 increase in hourly wage for fast-food workers Wednesday, bringing minimum wage to…

Many African-American stars have nabbed roles in Broadway productions, diversifying the realm of theater. Songstress Brandy is currently playing Roxie Hart in “Chicago” and now…

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 wage, which would have raised it to $10.10 an hour by 2016 and possibly set forth a change that could have created real earning potential for disadvantaged young people who may otherwise look to the street for sources of income. The congressional vote is really a sampling of how there is broad ambivalence on the right to raising the minimum wage as a partial solution in areas where Black boys could use one. For example, Art Laffer, commenting on Fox News, feels the raising of the minimum wage is…