This Man Thinks the 'Mentally Retarded' Would Gladly Work for $2/Hour

The discussions surrounding raising the minimum wage always bring out the best in people, don't they? Take financial commentator Peter Schiff, for example. Sam Bee of The Daily Show sat down with him recently to discuss strikes amongst fast food workers and he brought up some very interesting (and compassionate!)… » 1/29/14 5:10pm 1/29/14 5:10pm

Who Makes Minimum Wage? Young Women in the Service Industry

Using information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, NPR's Planet Money has made some cool charts that show exactly who is making minimum wage in America, pegged to the recently discussed raises in various states across the country and potentially even nation-wide. » 11/26/13 5:30pm 11/26/13 5:30pm

The Restaurant Industry Treats Women Like Shit

Anyone who has ever worked in the restaurant industry can tell you that it can be incredibly unpleasant for everyone involved, but a new study has found that, in fact, it's an especially terrible place for women to work. To begin with, they make less money. Women servers who work full-time earn 68 percent of the salary … » 2/14/12 11:50am 2/14/12 11:50am