Katie Johnston

Katie Johnston covers workplace and income inequality for the Globe Business section. She previously wrote about travel and tourism for the Globe and worked as the paper’s music and entertainment editor.

Latest stories

Wide support for lifting earned-income credit

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More than 400,000 low-income workers in Massachusetts would benefit from a proposed increase in the state’s Earned Income Tax Credit.

Women in Mass. made 81 percent of men’s salaries in 2013

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The most recent ratio of women’s to men’s earnings was the highest it has been in Massachusetts since state data became available.

Government programs cut state’s child poverty in half, report says

By , Globe Staff

More than 220,000 children in Massachusetts were kept out of poverty, according to a report out Wednesday.

Bill aims to close the gender wage gap

By , Globe Staff

A state bill is proposing practices to address the problem at the beginning, before a single job candidate is interviewed.