CWED In the News

UVa employee compensation falls short for many, survey finds
The Daily Progress | March 1, 2019

Low pay, large classes, funding cuts: behind new wave of US teachers’ strikes
The Guardian | February 27, 2019

Teacher Strikes Boost Ed Funding in WV, Other States
Workday Minnesota | February 21, 2019

Parents, children brace for Oakland teacher strike
San Francisco Chronicle | February 20, 2019

Denver teachers set to strike over better pay and working conditions
The Guardian | February 10, 2019

DoorDash And Amazon Won’t Change Tipping Policy After Instacart Controversy. If You’re Worried, Carry Cash.
Forbes | February 8, 2019

Oakland teachers vote to authorize strike over pay, class size
San Francisco Chronicle | February 4, 2019

This Is How Horribly U.S. Teachers Are Actually Paid (HBO) (video)
HBOs Vice News interviews Sylvia Allegretto and users her work in this story on the teacher pay gap.
Vice News | January 30, 2019

Thousands of Los Angeles teachers set to go out on strike
CBS News | January 9, 2018

Los Angeles teachers may go on strike Thursday
The Washington Post | January 6, 2018

Thousands of Los Angeles teachers set to go out on strike
The Seattle Times | January 6, 2018

Q&A: Will New York’s Lyft, Uber driver salary changes spread?
Berkeley News | December 10, 2018

Here’s why Amazon raised its minimum wage to $15 an hour
Los Angeles Times | October 4, 2018

And now, for some unequivocally good news: Amazon raises its minimum wage to $15. Here’s why it did that.
The Washington Post | October 3, 2018

Amazon boosts minimum wage to $15 for all workers following criticism
The Washington Post | October 2, 2018

Tapped: The Prospect Group Blog
The American Prospect | September 10, 2018

Minimum Wage Increases Didn’t Impact Jobs in 6 U.S. Cities
U.S. News | September 7, 2018

Study: Minimum Wage Hikes Are Paying Off
Daily Intelligencer | September 7, 2018

Another sign of hard times for teachers? They make up nearly 10 percent of Airbnb hosts.
The Washington Post | August 17, 2018

Low Pay Has Teachers Flocking to the Sharing Economy
The Atlantic | August 17, 2018

California Court Says Starbucks Must Pay for Off-the-Clock Work. The Fallout Could Affect ‘A Lot of Jobs.’
Rewire.News | July 27, 2018

More on a Job Guarantee (Wonkish)
The New York Times | July 5, 2018

New York City Considers New Pay Rules for Uber Drivers
The New York Times | July 2, 2018

For fairness’ sake, nix the tipped wage
New York Daily News | April 22, 2018

When you make $2.13 an hour, tips really, really matter
CNBC | April 14, 2018

How much is an hour worth? The war over the minimum wage
The Guardian | April 13, 2018

Walkouts And Teacher Pay: How Did We Get Here?
NPR | April 11, 2018

The Economics of Teaching. Then, White Women and the Politics of White Supremacy
KPFA, Letters and Politics | April 9, 2018

True teacher pay has been dropping for years in most states, data shows
Education Dive | April 9, 2018

The Data Tells All: Teacher Salaries Have Been Declining For Years
EdSurge | April 5, 2018

Why America’s Teachers Haven’t Been Getting Raises
The Atlantic | March 14, 2018

Supreme Court may deal major blow to labor unions
USA Today | January 28, 2018

Minimum wage: Coffee, doughnuts, and the cost of a living wage
BBC News | January 15, 2018

Wielding Data, Women Force a Reckoning Over Bias in the Economics Field
New York Times | January 10, 2018

Moonlighting educators with second jobs
neaToday | January 2, 2018

Why Sexual Harassment Rates Are So High in the Restaurant Industry
CityLab | November 21, 2017

What Trump’s Amazon tweet got wrong, and right
Axios | August 17, 2017

No, Stephen Miller, Immigration Is Not A Major Cause Of Income Inequality
Huffpost | August 3, 2017

Hotel Boom in SeaTac Is Unfettered by $15 Minimum Wage
New York Times | July 31, 2017

Here’s how teacher pay stacks up to other comparable jobs
Michigan Radio | July 26, 2017

Studies Find Pros, Cons To Seattle’s $15 Minimum Wage
Wisconsin Public Radio | July 20, 2017

The Impact Of An Increasing Minimum Wage
Wisconsin Public Radio | July 20, 2017

Professor Michael Reich named LERA 2017 Academic Fellow
LERA | May 17, 2017

Voters Approved Wage Hikes, But GOP Lawmakers Have Other Ideas
Bloomberg Politics | April 5, 2017

What will a higher minimum wage do? Two new studies have different ideas
Los Angeles Times | January 11, 2017

4 States May Give Minimum Wage Hike Momentum
FoxBusiness | November 8, 2016

The Minimum Wage: Assessing Its Impact on Workers and the Economy
France Strategie | September 14, 2016

A minimum wage increase in Minneapolis probably wouldn’t be as bad (or as good) as people are saying
MinnPost | August 31, 2016

Teachers feel undervalued — and they may be right
Marketplace | August 18, 2016

America’s cash-strapped teachers are a target for predatory lenders
The Guardian | August 18, 2016

Pay Gap Between Public-School Teachers and Similar Workers Is Wider Than Ever
Wall Street Journal | August 17, 2016

Think teachers aren’t paid enough? It’s worse than you think.
Washington Post | August 16, 2016

The State of the Economy: Slow Growth or Trouble Ahead?
KQED: Forum | May 31, 2016

Study Shows Regional Impact of Minimum Wage Increase
San Jose Inside | April 21, 2016

San Jose councilmembers, academics discuss regional minimum wage study
Silicon Valley Business Journal | April 19, 2016

San Jose: Advocates push to raise minimum wage sooner than state
San Jose Mercury News | April 18, 2016

Study shows benefits to raising minimum wage in San Jose
ABC7 News | April 18, 2016

Why a $15 minimum wage won’t unleash jobs Armageddon
The Week | April 6, 2016

How the $15 Minimum Wage Went From Laughable to Viable
The New York Times | April 1, 20

New York’s Path to $15 Minimum Wage: Uneven, and Bumpy
The New York Times | April 1, 2016

California minimum wage: Assembly committee approves historic wage hike to $15 an hour
San Jose Mercury News | March 30, 2016

California Plan Marks Major Test of $15 Pay Floor
The Wall Street Journal | March 29, 2016

California looks to set a $15-an-hour minimum wage, raising the floor while others add ceilings
The Washington Post | March 28, 2016

Politics and Policy Favor a $15 Minimum Wage in New York
The New York Times | March 22, 2016

Cuomo’s proposal for $15 minimum wage deserves support (Commentary)
Syracuse.com | March 16, 2016

Bernie Sanders says Walmart heirs are wealthier than bottom 40 percent of Americans
PolitiFact | March 14, 2016

Michael Reich: A $15 wage won’t cost New York jobs
NY Daily News | March 11, 2016

Economists: $15 wage would help 3 million New Yorkers
Newsday | March 10, 2016

Backers of $15 minimum wage submit signatures to get on ballot
San Francisco Chronicle | January 19, 2016

Michael Reich named in “The 10 Most Influential People in Los Angeles in 2015”
LA Weekly | December 21, 2015

‘Are Local Minimum Wages Absorbed by Price Increases?’
Economist’s View | December 9, 2015

Del. case over restaurant wages could go national
The News Journal | September 25, 2015

Needed – a jobs program sponsored by BP
Op-Ed in the San Francisco Chronicle
June 9, 2010
Sylvia Allegretto

A Public Option That Works
Op-Ed in the New York Times
August 21, 2009
William H. Dow, Arindrajit Dube, and Carrie Hoverman Colla