What Happened When I Instituted Wage Transparency at My Coffeeshop

There isn’t a single job I’ve ever worked where I didn’t wonder what my coworkers were making.

Three Stories on Whose Income Is Going Up and Whose Is Going Down

Plus a bonus story about keeping finances separate after marriage!

Two Articles, One Webcomic, and One Podcast About Jobs and Wages

Get out those earbuds.

On Full Employment Without Wage Growth

It wasn’t supposed to work this way.

Who Got More Money In Their Paycheck This Week?

Your most recent paycheck might be a little larger than usual.

School Support Staff Are Underpaid

This isn’t necessarily surprising — but the discussion of why people used to take school support jobs is a little weird.

Walmart Will Earn Back Its Wage Increase in Nine Days

Also, it’s closing 63 Sam’s Clubs and eliminating thousands of jobs.

Walmart Is Increasing Wages, Thanks to the Tax Bill

They’re bumping starting wages from $9 per hour to $11.

The Cost of Meeting Your Basic Needs

A new report looks at the minimum cost of living in Washington State, compared to other parts of the country.

Three Stories About Jobs and Wages

There’s a lot of news we could discuss right now—and some of it will be discussed during our Friday Chat—but I wanted to focus on three stories.