Economic Indicators

Employment and Unemployment: National

Updated: May 5, 2015

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ national employment report.

Raising the Minimum Wage to $12 by 2020 Would Shrink the Wage Gap between Low-Wage Workers and Typical Workers | 12:47 pm, May 5, 2015
Over the past four decades, much of the growth in inequality has come from the declining value of the federal minimum wage.

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