minimum wage

Texas State Sen. Wendy David (D) speaks at the National Press Club August 5, 2013 in Washington, DC. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Wants $10 Minimum Wage In Texas

A call by Wendy Davis to raise the Texas minimum wage to $10 an hour, as protesters nationwide demand better pay for fast food workers, is drawing criticism from business leaders.

09/05/2014

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North Texans March In Labor Day Parade For Higher Wages

Hundreds of North Texans marched down Dallas streets holding signs calling for higher wages. It was a Labor Day Parade with a message.

08/30/2014

IKEA Life Improvement Project

IKEA Voluntarily Raising Minimum Wage For Workers

IKEA Home Furnishings is announcing it will join in on a national and local trend of voluntarily increasing its employees minimum wages.

06/26/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington on January 28, 2014. (credit: LARRY DOWNING/AFP/Getty Images)

President’s Minimum Wage Plan Has Businesses Talking

President Barack Obama’s call for increasing the nation’s minimum wage rate to $10 an hour is generating quite a bit of discussion in North Texas.

01/29/2014

Money

Dallas County Could Elimate Minimum Wage Jobs

There’s a push to eliminate minimum wage Dallas County jobs.

01/27/2014

Employees and supporters demonstrate outside of a Wendy's fast food restaurant to demand higher pay and the right to form a union on July 29, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dallas Fast Food Workers Strike, Demand $15 An Hour

Fast food workers walked out of restaurants across the country – from Los Angeles to New York, from Denver to Dallas, and nearly 60 cities in between.

CBS 11–08/29/2013

Employees and supporters demonstrate outside of a Wendy's fast food restaurant to demand higher pay and the right to form a union on July 29, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fast Food Strikes Set For Cities Nationwide

Fast food workers are set to stage walkouts in dozens of cities across the country on Thursday, including Dallas, as part of a push to get chains to pay workers higher wages.

08/29/2013

U.S. dollar notes are pictured. (credit: Arif Ali/AFP/Getty Images)

Raising Minimum Wage To $9 Draws Mixed Reaction

Unemployed workers at a Dallas job fair today were largely excited by President Obama’s call to raise the federal minimum wage.

CBS 11–02/13/2013

Mitt and Ann Romney (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.

09/03/2012