Tag: Pay gap

Shocker! Where’s Our Raise You Promised?

The tax cuts were supposed to help workers. Unions say they’re not. By Danielle Paquette April 5 — Washington Post — Labor groups want to see more of the tax-cut windfall. (Dennis Skley/Flickr) Unions that represent about 6 million workers in the United…

No Raise for you! Over Half Didn’t Get One Last Year.

Raises: Survey shows 52% of workers didn’t get one in the past year —Paul Davidson, USA TODAY  Nov. 15, 2017 — (Photo: Getty Images) More than half of Americans have not gotten a bump in salary over the past 12 months,…

WOW! Gig Economy Pay Not Enough To Live On.

Side hustles are the new norm. Here’s how much they really pay –By Abha Bhattarai July 3, Washington Post– Nearly 1 in 4 Americans now earns money through a side-gig like Uber, Lyft or Airbnb. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters) The “gig economy,”…

Cut EITC – Raise Income Inequality Raise Tax Unfairness

Connecticut’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): In a Low-Wage Economy, the EITC is More Important than Ever Derek Thomas, M.P.A and Ray Noonan – CT Voices for Children Every job should allow parents to provide food, shelter, and financial security…