Marjorie Elizabeth Wood

01/08/2015 - 8:01pm

    Port truckers in California walked off the job in November to protest their dismal working conditions. Required to lease trucks while paying insurance and maintenance costs, drivers often earn less than minimum wage.

    The strike came just days...

04/25/2014 - 1:25am

    Late April doesn’t just bring flocks of tourists to Washington. It’s when hundreds of members of the National Restaurant Association — a.k.a. the “other NRA” — swarm Capitol Hill for two intensive days of lobbying.

    With a $65...

04/07/2014 - 2:27am

    Congress will soon vote on a measure that would raise the national minimum wage to $10.10 and bring the tipped wage to 70 percent of the full minimum.

    The Fair Minimum Wage Act would give millions of American workers a long-overdue raise. Today’s $7.25-per-hour...

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