Steven Greenhouse

journalist and author

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Author of The Big Squeeze: Tough Times for the American Worker; former labor and work place reporter for the New York Times

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In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.

The decline of organized labor and America’s middle class

In 1950, America had the richest middle class in the world, but now U.S. workers face wage stagnation and historic wealth inequality.

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The $15 hourly minimum wage got its start in Seattle. Now the city has taken a new step for part-time, low-wage workers who have to be on call whenever they're needed.

Seattle passes new scheduling rules to protect hourly workers

The $15 hourly minimum wage got its start in Seattle. Now the city has taken a new step for part-time, low-wage workers who have to be on call whenever they're needed.

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When fast-food workers demand higher pay from McDonald's, the corporate office says, "take that up with individual franchise owners; it’s not our problem."

McDonald’s Ruling Could Pave Way For Workers to Unionize

When fast-food workers demand higher pay from McDonald's, the corporate office says, "take that up with individual franchise owners; it’s not our problem."

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