Do businesses have to act like businesses? Or could we pay slightly more for goods, like coffee, and recognize that stability for working people is essential to a robust economy.
Minimum wages increases in jurisdictions across North America could have a big impact on the restaurant industry. Here's how restaurants are trying to adapt.
Trump has attacked NAFTA, saying that cheap, under-regulated Mexican labor hurts American workers. If he's right, then NAFTA negotiations could be a chance to push Mexico on workers' rights.
Women in minimum wage jobs earn 10% less than their male peers. Wages are systematically lower in jobs more commonly held by women.
Loblaw is playing defence against Amazon, the boogeyman of retailing. But if Canadian grocers went on the offensive, they'd be able to deliver much more than food to Canadian homes.
The ACTU has proposed Australia adopt a "living wage". This might improve the incomes of some people, but it wouldn't solve "working poverty".
A Senate committee has made the right decision by rejecting the Fair Work Commissions recommendations to slash penalty rates - here's why.
Around the world, McDonald’s is known for its staunch and well-resourced attempt to remain 'union free'.
A Canadian federal report recommends paying jurors at least $120 daily. Provinces should take action.
The minimum wage is rising in many parts of Canada, but it masks the impact of seismic changes to the agriculture, food and retail industries brought about by new technologies.
Until you reach 25, employers can pay you less than your older colleagues.
Crucially, they differ in how they are calculated and the ages of workers that they apply to.
The business models of the gig economy often stand in the way of implementing minimum wages or conditions.
There are economic arguments to be had for ensuring an appropriate rate of growth of real wages.
Employer groups are calling for a cut in real wages for low paid workers, but this would only exacerbate current problems.
The wealth bonanza enjoyed by top flight football clubs does not trickle down to many of their employees.
The purpose of the Labor Department is to advocate on behalf of workers. As such, it deserves a qualified leader of competence and commitment.
South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, promised radical economic transformation in his 2017 state of the nation address. A lot of what he said in support of this promise is alternative facts.
The idea of a minimum wage has become widely accepted so why is a maximum wage so controversial?
Despite performing the same job, one of BA's three cabin crew fleets earns far less than their colleagues.