Rather than urge guests to leave bigger tips and thank you notes, Marriott should pay its housekeepers a living wage.
Labor organizers are increasingly enlisting consumers in campaigns to improve conditions for low-wage workers.
Marriott's push to get guests to subsidize its crummy pay for the people who clean hotel rooms is a disgrace.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell feels put upon just for having to talk about increasing the pay of the country's working poor.
Mass mobilization for higher pay is leading to minimum wage increases across the nation.
Given the bleak outlook, it's a relief to see growing momentum for raising the minimum wage to livable levels.
Instead of just talking about the widening gap of inequality, the city council approved a $15 an hour minimum wage indexed to inflation.
Low-paying jobs are growing faster than decent-paying jobs, and more women than men are getting measly wages.