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We did the math to calculate how many hours it takes America’s top CEOs to make what their workers earn in one year

Several CEOs, including Disney's Bob Iger and Starbucks' Kevin Johnson, took less than a day to make a typical employee's annual salary.

US economy beats estimates, adds 225,000 jobs in January as wages grow

The US labor market entered 2020 on a stronger than expected note, adding jobs for a record 112th month.
Protesters took to the streets of New York in 2017 for the Fight for $15 campaign for a higher hourly wage.

Good start, companies — now keep raising wages!

We've been heading toward a "Better Capitalism," but if we're going to fix the American economy, companies need to keep raising wages.

Here’s how much flight attendants in 10 airlines say they make

Flight attendants from Delta, JetBlue, United, Spirit, Southwest and more reveal their salaries on Glassdoor and Payscale.
Retail workers making minimum wage often work multiple jobs to make ends meet.

Full-time retail jobs have all but disappeared over the last decade, and workers have to get ‘2, 3, sometimes even 4 part-time jobs just to get ...

Retail work is not nearly as lucrative or steady as it was a decade ago, and retailers' cost-cutting employment practices are largely to blame.

This calendar shows the visceral way the gender pay gap affects all races

Latina women in the US have to work an extra 324 days to earn what a white man earns in a year. They also earned 53 cents for every dollar white men made in 2017.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's had a rocky 2018.

A member of Congress dared Zuckerberg to spend an hour a day moderating Facebook. If he took the dare, he’d make 65,000 times what a typical mod...

While the Facebook CEO takes only a token $1 salary, his net worth has swelled by billions in the past year.

Here’s why you still can’t get a raise, even with unemployment at a 50-year low

There are likely several factors putting the brakes on wage growth, including the decline in union membership and lack of minimum wage legislation.

10 alarming facts about teacher pay in the United States

While teaching our youngest generation is a huge responsibility, it comes with an unexpectedly low monetary return in the US.
North Carolina does not provide collective bargaining and wage negotiations to teachers, police officers, or firefighters.

The 15 worst US states for workers

Virginia ranked last. Mississippi, the second worst state to work in, does not mandate equal pay across gender and race.