www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2017/07/08/economists-argue-about-minimum-wages

Jul 8, 2017 ... Minimum wages are designed to protect vulnerable workers who might ... If workers can find employment only at a low wage, is society actually ...

www.ncronline.org/news/people/us-movements-battle-living-wage-economic-equality

Jul 31, 2015 ... The fight to turn the minimum wage into a living wage has won a few ... who specializes in labor issues, said she was “absolutely delighted to see the ... Similarly, “today, these [social justice] movements are taking place in a ...

www.investopedia.com/articles/07/minimum_wage.asp

Apr 15, 2016 ... The numbers show that a fight for a living wage is more important ... The International Labour Office in Geneva, Switzerland reports that ... particularly in a nation where discussions about social class, when ... On the core issue of minimum wage itself, political wrangling is unlikely to result in a real solution.

www.valuesandcapitalism.com/what-actually-happens-when-you-raise-the-minimum-wage

If the government requires fast food restaurants to pay workers more, the ... Politically, a high minimum wage may sound like a raise, but in the ... the problem of added uneployment, and even adding more jobs to the economy. ...... ~1/3 of U.S. society makes less than 2x poverty level & ~50% make less than a “living wage.”.

www.apha.org/policies-and-advocacy/public-health-policy-statements/policy-database/2017/01/18/improving-health-by-increasing-minimum-wage

Key Words: Employment, Workers Compensation, Poverty, Minimum Wage ... Global public health entities have long held that income is a critical social .... health effects of low income, a wide variety of political and economic issues have  ...

www.apa.org/monitor/2016/04/living-wage.aspx

Some psychologists argue that the field must take a stand for minimum-wage ... million hourly workers in the United States earn the federal minimum wage of $7.25 ... the field of psychology has thrown its weight behind important social issues.

thenationshealth.aphapublications.org/content/45/2/1.1

In August, thousands of low-wage workers in Minnesota experienced the first in a ... provides health and social services to underserved immigrant communities, ... a “living wage has become one of the most important public health issues for us ...

scholars.org/brief/evidence-higher-minimum-wages-improve-economic-wellbeing

Nov 3, 2014 ... Debates about the wisdom of hiking minimum wage levels are stuck in a rut. Opponents say higher minimum wages kill jobs, while supporters maintain ... In those countries – mainly in Scandinavia – labor unions represent such a ... wages do indeed work to the financial betterment of society as a whole.

discoversociety.org/2016/07/05/living-wages-recurring-problems-of-ethical-fashion-in-sri-lanka

Jul 5, 2016 ... Living Wages: Recurring problems of ethical fashion in Sri Lanka? ... dimensions of ethical trade, management, and labor practices in Sri Lanka ...