www.lib.umd.edu/unions/labor/living-wage

The Movement for Higher Wages: From Poverty to a Living Wage ... With the founding of the American Federation of Labor (AFL) in 1886, the labor movement  ...

laborrights.org/issues/living-wage

In Haiti, factories have long paid less than the legal minimum wage; three- quarters of Haitian garment workers don't make enough to afford three full meals a day ...

www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/10301763.2016.1154671

May 19, 2016 ... A 'living wage' implies a basic income that provides more than mere subsistence, enabling participation in society and some scope for workers ...

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2017/01/04/5-facts-about-the-minimum-wage

Jan 4, 2017 ... While the idea of raising the minimum wage is broadly popular, efforts to do so at the national level ... We gathered key facts looking at the issue.

blogs.reuters.com/edgy-optimist/2013/12/06/the-real-issues-behind-the-minimum-wage-debate

Dec 6, 2013 ... Some say it actually hurts low-wage workers — businesses will be less likely to ... They are inimical to collective prosperity because a dynamic society ... The real problem with the minimum wage debate, however, is that it is a ...

www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/united-states/2017-12-12/truth-about-minimum-wage

Dec 12, 2017 ... Although raising the minimum wage will not kill jobs, it is not the most ... Topics. Politics & Society · Civil Society · Domestic Politics · Foreign Policy .... security guards, and other minimum-wage workers last got a raise. .... All it tells us is that the impact of minimum wages on jobs is not an issue that can be ...

www.jstor.org/stable/4531512

Poverty and unemployment are two critical issues facing the United States today. .... minimum wage have adverse employment effects-a fact that even advocates ...

www.umcjustice.org/what-we-care-about/economic-justice/worker-justice

We support worker's rights: fair wages, safe workplaces, reasonable hours of work, and decent living standards.

www.mdpi.com/2077-1444/8/4/74/pdf

Apr 20, 2017 ... Yet the play raises serious ethical issues regarding human rights, ... Increasing worker pay above the poverty line to a living wage not only ...