America's long held infatuation with hard work might be eating into its understanding of inequality.
Maybe the real problem isn’t lack of growth. It’s that wages didn’t fall enough during the recession.
The more women get promoted in the restaurant industry, the more likely they are to be underpaid.
Tipped workers in the U.S. have been getting shortchanged for decades.
There are ways of determining what workers need to live, but H&M stays vague.
Putting this week's fast food pickets in context.
Wages and productivity aren't coming apart, a study finds. But we need more workers in high-productivity jobs.
Britain has had sluggish growth, but an all right labor market. The secret? Paying workers a lot less.
We break down the first post-sequester jobs report in all its underwhelming glory.
The premium workers once received for manufacturing jobs over those in other sectors used to be huge. Three graphs show how it's dissipating.
Life's too short to read jobs reports in full. So follow along as we break down December's report in six easy pieces.
The headline figures in the jobs report were positive. But the wage numbers were grisly.
This month's jobs report was pretty positive. Let's take a deeper dive into the data.
While middle income people were no likelier to lose their jobs, those that did become unemployed were likelier to take a pay cut once they got another job than people at the top or bottom of the income scale.
Women are doing a lot better than they were a half century ago. But men's economic privilege has been dented rather than eroded.
The July job report was an improvement on the previous month's, but still not great. Let's see how it broke down.
The University of Chicago's Loukas Karabarbounis and Brent Neiman have an interesting new working paper documenting how corporations have used their money from 1975 to 2007. The short version: corporations started saving more of their income, and paying less of it out in wages.