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Garcetti asking nearby cities to join L.A. in boosting minimum wages

When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti pitched his plan to gradually boost the minimum wage across the city, critics argued that businesses might move to nearby cities to pay workers less......»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 14th, 2014

Fast-Food Workers Protest Wages

Labor activists ramped up efforts to draw attention to their push for higher wages for fast-food workers by organizing demonstrations and blocking traffic in cities around the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2014

Fast-Food Workers Protest Over Wages

Labor activists ramped up efforts to draw attention to their push for higher wages for fast-food workers by organizing demonstrations and blocking traffic in cities around the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2014

10 Worst Cities in America for Retirement

Some cities erode your retirement experience faster than others. Source: Thinkstock Retiring on your own terms is becoming a luxury these days. Factors such as inadequate savings, stagnant wages, and rising living expenses are leaving millions of Amer.....»»

Category: economySource: wallstcheatsheetSep 4th, 2014

U.S. Fast-Food Workers Protest for Higher Wages

Labor activists ramped up efforts to draw attention to their push for higher wages for fast-food workers by organizing demonstrations and blocking traffic in cities around the U.S......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 4th, 2014

‘We’re a Movement Now": Fast Food Workers Strike in 150 Cities

Fast food workers are expected to strike in an estimated 150 cities on Thursday, pushing for a raise in hourly wages and the right to form a union Fast food workers are expected to walk off the job in an estimated 150 cities on Thursday, with employee.....»»

Category: topSource: timeSep 4th, 2014

The fast food protests are working

For about two years, fast food workers have been striking and protesting for higher wages. The federal government is gridlocked. But some states and cities have raised the minimum wage......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnSep 4th, 2014

Fast Food Workers Plan Civil Disobedience And Arrests In Minimum Wage Fight

Fast food workers are planning protests and acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrest in more than 150 U.S. cities on Thursday as part of a demonstration supporting higher wages. McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King are among the restaurants th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 2nd, 2014

A Mall With Two Minimum Wages

There's a mall in California that straddles two cities. Here's what happened when workers on one side of the mall started making 25 percent more because one city voted to raise the minimum wage. There's a mall in California that straddles two cities.....»»

Category: topSource: nprAug 28th, 2014

Cities where wages are soaring

Wages in an Idaho city rose by 18.4% between the fourth quarters of 2012 and 2013, by far the most of any metro in the nation.         Wages in an Idaho city rose by 18.4% between the fourth quarters of 2012 and .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 20th, 2014

You’re Not the Only One Who’s Having Trouble Paying Rent

Average rents in big cities rose more than 5% in the 12-month period ending in June 2013, while wages rose a measly 1% Rent prices are going up in cities across the country even as wages stagnate, making it ever harder to afford to live in big cities.....»»

Category: topSource: timeJul 10th, 2014

10 US Cities Where Home Prices Are Surging But Wages Are Going Nowhere

Many Americans hope to earn and save enough money to afford a home. However in certain parts of the country, home prices are booming while wages are barely inching up and in some instances are contracting. "Average wages per worker rose less than 1% in 20.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 10th, 2014

The Best Cities For STEM Job Openings Right Now

STEM occupations currently account for more than 10% of jobs in the United States, and pay wages close to double the U.S. average, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Which cities are providing the greatest opportunities to STEM job see.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJun 25th, 2014

Where workers are getting paid less

In New York, and several other counties with large cities, wages are dropping......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 19th, 2014

Walmart Employees Strike in 20 U.S. Cities for Better Wages

As part of the ongoing protests for higher wages, Walmart employees are holding strikes in 20 cities the U.S. on Wednesday, just two days before Walmart's annual shareholders meeting......»»

Category: videoSource: thestreetJun 4th, 2014

Walmart Employees Plan to Strike Across U.S. Today

In a move to shine the spotlight on wages, Walmart (WMT) employees will hold strikes today in 20 cities across the U.S. today. The post Walmart Employees Plan to Strike Across U.S. Today appeared first on InvestorPlace......»»

Category: topSource: investorplaceJun 4th, 2014

Wal-Mart workers plan strikes

Wal-Mart Stores workers and union organizers say they will hold strikes in more than 20 cities Wednesday in their campaign to raise wages......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 3rd, 2014

Skilled Foreign Workers a Boon to Pay, Study Finds

Three researchers found that cities seeing the biggest influx of foreign-born workers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics—the so-called STEM professions—saw wages climb as much as 8% for the native-born, college-educated population......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 22nd, 2014

The 10 Best And 8 Worst Cities For Savers

Wages are stagnant and the cost of living in most parts of the country keeps going up – but according to a new study, there are several places where you can emerge from a month with money left over to save. Wages are stagnant and the cost of livin.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesMay 20th, 2014

City Fast Food Workers Join Worldwide Rally for Better Wages - NY1

NY1City Fast Food Workers Join Worldwide Rally for Better WagesNY1Fast food workers walked off the job and into the streets Thursday as part of a worldwide protest for better wages. Organizers said there were strikes in at least 150 U.S. cities and protes.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 16th, 2014