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A minimum-wage worker can’t afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S.

A minimum-wage worker can’t afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2018

A minimum-wage worker can’t afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S.

A minimum-wage worker can’t afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2018

Analysis: 2-bedroom apartments out of reach for minimum-wage workers

Nationally, one would have to earn $17.90 an hour to afford a modest one-bedroom apartment without spending more than 30 percent of income on housing, a common budgeting standard. Or $22.10 an hour for a two-bedroom rental......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Minimum wage doesn"t cover the rent anywhere in the US

Low-income Americans working full-time can't afford to rent a modest apartment in any state.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2018

Uber loses latest UK legal bid to block worker rights for drivers

Uber [UBER.UL] has lost its latest court bid to stop its British drivers being classified as workers, entitling them to rights such as the minimum wage, in a decision which jeopardizes the taxi app's business model......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 19th, 2018

Amazon, Target and more: Here are the companies committed to $15 hourly minimum wage

These are not the only companies to agree to raise worker pay to at least $15 an hour, but they are some of the biggest in the c.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 2nd, 2018

29 Lowest Paying Companies

The federal government, in 1938, passed the Fair Labor Standards Act, which among other provisions established a minimum wage to ensure that all working Americans could afford a certain standard of........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstSep 12th, 2018

North Carolina acts deep blue with state worker minimum wage

North Carolina Republicans have infuriated liberal activists by slashing income-tax rates, defending illegally gerrymandered districts and passing a now-partially repealed "bathroom bill" aimed at transgender people......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 20th, 2018

The salary you need to comfortably afford a 2-bedroom apartment in the 25 biggest US cities

Pius Lee/Shutterstock SmartAsset found what income is needed to comfortably afford rent for a two-bedroom apartment i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 26th, 2018

Where The Jobs Were In June: Who"s Hiring And Who Isn"t

After years of monthly payroll reports padded with excessive minimum wage waiter, bartender, educator or retail worker jobs, the June jobs report was notable for its top-line beat, and which was the record 93rd straight mo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 6th, 2018

Report Says Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford Housing

Add housing to the list of things low-paid workers cannot afford. While there has been a great deal of research about the problem, a new one crystallizes it. Minimum wages workers don’t have........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 14th, 2018

Where The Jobs Were In April: Who"s Hiring And Who Isn"t

After years of monthly payroll reports padded with excessive minimum wage waiter, bartender, educator or retail worker jobs, the just released April jobs report.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 4th, 2018

NYC"s Housing-Market Weakness Spreads From Manhattan To The Outer Boroughs

Throughout vast swaths of New York City, members of the city's vast middle class work force can barely afford even a modest apartment. Yet for years after the post-crisis housing market recovery began, that re.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 19th, 2019

Labor Secretary Acosta Says $15 Minimum Wage Would Kill Jobs

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Thursday that more than doubling the federal minimum wage would result in a loss of jobs in the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 19th, 2019

Capitol Report: Congressional Democrats roll out $15 minimum wage legislation

Congressional Democrats on Wednesday introduced legislation to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 16th, 2019

Main Line Health joins growing list of health systems raising minimum pay

Another Philadelphia-area health system has raised its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Main Line Health implemented the new minimum wage earlier this month for full-time, part-time and per diem employees.  The pay increase will benefit more than 1,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

Lawmakers push bill to boost minimum wage to $15 an hour

House Democrats are set to introduce legislation that would more than double the current federal baseline pay.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2019

Can you live on minimum wage in your state?

Stacker looks at the living and minimum wage per state......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 15th, 2019

Cincinnati nonprofit raises employees’ salaries

A Cincinnati nonprofit that advocates for low-income residents in Greater Cincinnati has raised the salaries of its own employees to a living wage minimum. The Community Action Agency (CAA), based in Bond Hill, increased the salary of all staff m.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 15th, 2019

Bernie Sanders picks a new fight over $15 minimum wage

The bill will likely die in Congress even as it gives Sanders a key issue to push on the campaign trail if he runs for president in the 2020 race, as he is widely expected to......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2019

Bernie Sanders picks a new fight over $15 minimum wage

The bill will likely die in Congress even as it gives Sanders a key issue to push on the campaign trail if he runs for president in the 2020 race, as he is widely expected to......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 14th, 2019