wage gap


Trumponomics: CEO pay surging as average Americans continue to struggle

BY: - August 17, 2018

Not that it comes as any particular surprise in the era of Trump, but there’s a new report out from analysts at the Economic Policy Institute that documents a remarkable new surge in pay for American CEO’s in 2017. The report finds that: “…in 2017 the average CEO of the 350 largest firms in the […]


Editorial: North Carolinians deserve a raise in 2018

BY: - January 5, 2018

The lead editorial in this morning’s Greensboro News & Record does a fine job of explaining why North Carolina should join most of the rest of the country by raising its minimum wage ASAP. Here’s the N&R: “On New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 18 states raised their minimum wages. Two more will raise them in […]


Amazing new stats on growth in CEO pay evidence who is winning America’s class war

BY: - July 1, 2015

Researchers Lawrence Mishel and Alyssa Davis at the Economic Policy Institute released some pretty amazing new numbers today on the growth in American CEO pay over the last few decades: “Over the last several decades, inflation-adjusted CEO compensation increased from $1.5 million in 1978 to $16.3 million in 2014, or 997 percent, a rise almost […]

Happy Equal Pay Day

BY: - April 14, 2015

If you work, you deserve to get paid. Sadly, in these times, even that statement is controversial (just see all our wage theft work). So if it’s hard to even get workers paid, period, it shouldn’t be surprising that there are still opponents to the idea that women deserve equal pay for equal work. Maddening, […]