CWED In the News

Can American labor survive Prop 22?
The Nation | November 20, 2020
Rally reveals Proposition 22 inequities
Santa Barbara News-Press | November 2, 2020
At debate, Trump and Biden clash over minimum wage
The Washington Post | October 23, 2020
An Uber wage experiment worked
The New York Times | October 1, 2020
Seattle passes minimum pay rate for Uber and Lyft drivers
The New York Times | September 29, 2020
Seattle to require minimum wage for Uber and Lyft drivers
The Seattle Times | September 29, 2020
Uber drivers protest billboard campaign
48 Hills | September 10, 2020
Labor vs. Uber, Lyft on Nov. ballot
CalMatters | May 26, 2020

Special – Coronavirus, Unemployment And Healthcare
KPFA | April 2, 2020

A new study finds increasing the minimum wage reduces suicides
Vox | January 10, 2020

Federal minimum wage has not changed in a decade, and 21 states still use it
NewsWeek | December 31, 2019

California Debates Future of Uber, Lyft Drivers
VOA | December 7, 2019

Seattle begins effort to establish minimum wage for Uber, Lyft drivers
KOMO News | November 18, 2019

Uber, Lyft say proposed California ballot measure is a good deal for drivers. Economists disagree
USA Today | November 11, 2019

As income inequality soars, languishing labor unions make a return
ABC News | November 11, 2019

I’m a Philadelphia pediatrician. Here’s the one thing that would help my patients most. l Opinion
Philadelphia Inquirer | October 21, 2019

As Democrats spar over guaranteed jobs, universal basic income and $15 minimum wage, which would best help Americans?
Marketwatch | October 17, 2019

Chipotle Has a Plan to Pay Tuition. Will it Actually Help?
New York Times | October 16, 2019

Poverty rates improve-but, really, is this the best we can do?
Berkeley Blog | September 10, 2019

Poverty rates improve-but, really, is this the best we can do?
Berkeley Blog | September 10, 2019

For Teachers, the Money Keeps Getting Worse
The Atlantic | September 6, 2019

Uber and Lyft Face An Existing Threat In California – And They ‘re Losing
The Verge | September 2, 2019

Uber and Lyft are floating a $21 minimum wage. Critics say it’s closer to $15. 
Washington Post | August 30, 2019

Could a $15 minimum wage save lives?
VoxTalks | August 23, 2019

Low Wages, Sexual Harassment and Unreliable Tips. This is Life in America’s Booming Service Industry
Time | August 22, 2019

The $15 minimum wage bill has all but died in the Senate
Vox | August 16, 2019

The $15 minimum wage was supposed to end in a restaurant apocalypse. Here’s how 5 major cities proved the prophets of doom wrong.
SFGate | August 16, 2019

Still Time to Get Your California Earned Income Tax Credit
Santa Barbara Independent | August 12, 2019

How city regulations are making Uber and Lyft better
New York Post | July 23, 2019

Conservatives Grasp at Straws After CBO Minimum Wage Analysis Shows Clear Benefits
The American Prospect | July 9, 2019

Why Lifting the Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour Won’t Cost 1.3 Million Jobs
24/7 Wall St. | July 9, 2019

It’s not just paychecks: The surprising society-wide benefits of raising the minimum wage
Washington Post | July 8, 2019

A $15 minimum wage could lift 1.3 million out of poverty – and cost 1.3 million jobs
Vox | July 8, 2019

Study finds raising minimum wage boosts household income with little affect on jobs
Winston Salem Journal | July 6, 2019

How higher minimum wages help create more equal communities
Fast Company | July 3, 2019

$15 minimum wage: Evidence that it won’t mean lost jobs
CBS News | July 2, 2019

There’s More Evidence That Raising the Minimum Wage Won’t Cost Jobs
New York Magazine | July 2, 2019

Teachers are 3 times more likely to need a second job to make ends meet
USA Today | July 2, 2019

Who still earns the minimum wage in a tight labor market?
Marketplace | July 2, 2019

Idaho minimum wage falling farther behind, prompting ballot measure
Idaho Press | June 15, 2019

‘No rich people working for Post Mates’: Couriers protest pay change
San Francisco Chronicle | May 21, 2019

$15 minimum wage is a win for the working poor.
Courant  | May 18, 2019

Uber & Lyft drivers go on strike 
CBS News  | May 8, 2019

Aiding low-wage workers is a matter of life and death – literally 
The Hill  | May 7, 2019

Raising The Minimum Wage Could Prevent Suicides
The Huffington Post  | May 2, 2019

Raising the Minimum Wage Could Reduce Suicide Rates 
Paste  | May 1, 2019

Increasing the Minimum Wage and Earned Income Tax Credit to Prevent Suicide
Spotlight | May 1, 2019

Wage gap between teachers and other college graduates exacerbates teacher shortages
Ed Source | May 1, 2019

UC Berkeley study finds increasing minimum wage may reduce suicide mortality
The Daily California | April 30, 2019

Want to decrease suicide? Raise the minimum wage, researchers suggest
CBS News | April 30, 2019

Researchers say there’s a simple way to reduce suicides: Increase the minimum wage
Washington Post | April 30, 2019

The EITC Can Help Reduce “deaths of Despair,” New Research Finds
TCWF | April 29, 2019

Suicide Rates Are Going Up. Raising the Minimum Wage Might Help Bring Them Down.
New York | April 29, 2019

Higher Minimum Wage Could Cut Suicide Rates Says New Study
Forbes | April 29, 2019

Increasing minimum wage, tax credits could stop over 1,200 suicides a year, paper finds
Berkeley News  | April 29, 2019

Jeff Bezos challenges retail rivals to match Amazon’s $15 minimum wage
Seattle Times | April 11, 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris says federal government must step in to close the ‘teacher pay gap’
Ed Source | March 22, 2019

Kamala Harris unveils teacher pay-hike proposal in first major policy push
San Francisco Chronicle | March 22, 2019

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) | 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