Author: Barbara Prempeh

Labor, News, Retail

The good, bad, and ugly of the ‘Fair Workweek’ Laws

Just like many college students, 20-year-old Ama Boafa finds herself having trouble figuring out how she can afford textbooks and common meals. As a result of her desperate need to fulfill her education while securing some income, she began to work as a work-study student at her college sociology department. […]


Minimum wage hike kicking consumers in or out?

The menu prices at your favorite local coffee shops may be getting a little bit higher and it’s all thanks to the new minimum wage increase. The minimum wage for workers at all New York City firms with more than 10 employees rose to $15 last Dec. 31, the latest […]