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As Wage Debate Rages, Some Already Make the Move

In cities where local wages exceed the national minimum, the consequences are big and small, cutting across everything from the number of hours assigned to employees, to menu prices to food ingredients......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 8th, 2014

McDonald"s Reviews Wage Theft Claims As Workers In 30 Cities Protest For Overtime Pay

Customers at a outlet in the shadow of New York's State Building were treated to more than a Big Mac meal at lunchtime on Tuesday. Just before noon, McDonald's employees and their labor allies streamed into the restaurant, chanting for overtime wages they.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesMar 18th, 2014

Wall Street Bonuses Are Bouncing Back, While Everyone Else"s Wages Are… Meh

Big Wall Street bonuses are heading back towards all-time highs after plummeting during the financial crisis, but household incomes are not. The New York State Comptroller's office recently released estimates for 2013 bonuses for securities industry emplo.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 13th, 2014

The Best-Paying Cities For Women 2014

In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama made a plea for higher women’s wages. “You know, today, women make up about half our workforce, but they still make 77 cents for every dollar a man earns,” he said. “That is wrong, and i.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 3rd, 2014

Cities and Minimum Wages

Source: Center for Economic and Policy Research   Minimum wage policy was part of the SOTU address last night. As it turns out, 20 states plus DC have minimum wages higher than the federal level. CEPR notes that: As of January 1, 2014, 13 states rais.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJan 29th, 2014

Why Not Raise The Minimum Wage To $100 An Hour?

Fast food workers are hitting the streets in cities across the country, walking out from their jobs, demanding higher wages. Many of these protesters want $15 an hour. President Obama and other Democrats decreed $10.10 is the correct minimum wage for now,.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesDec 10th, 2013

Fast-food protests return amid push for wage hikes - Moscow-Pullman Daily News

NPRFast-food protests return amid push for wage hikesMoscow-Pullman Daily NewsNEW YORK - Fast-food workers and labor organizers are marching, waving signs and chanting in cities across the country Thursday amid a push for higher wages. Organizers say empl.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsDec 7th, 2013

Fast-Food Workers Across The U.S. Cry Poverty Wages, Demand Better Pay

Thousands of restaurant workers protested Thursday in cities around the country, calling for an increase in wages to $15 an hour. Many fast-food workers make so little that they rely on public assistance to get by, even as profits at many franchises have .....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 6th, 2013

Fast Food Workers Rally For Higher Wages

Workers rallied in 100 cities on Thursday to raise awareness for increasing pressure to raise wages. The push comes as 19 cities and states already raised minimum wages. A report from Berkeley economists finds the low-wage fast food jobs are costing taxpa.....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 6th, 2013

Fast Food Workers Rally Across Country For Better Pay

Workers rallied in 100 cities on Thursday to raise awareness for increasing pressure to raise wages. The push comes as 19 cities and states already raised minimum wages. A report from Berkeley economists finds the low-wage fast food jobs are costing taxpa.....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 5th, 2013

Fast-food workers protest minimum wage

Fast-food workers in hundreds of U.S. cities staged a day of strikes and rallies on Thursday to demand higher wages, saying the pay was too low to feed a family and forced most to accept public assistance......»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 5th, 2013

Fast-food Workers Rally for Higher Minimum Wage

Fast-food workers in hundreds of U.S. cities staged a day of rallies on Thursday to demand higher wages, saying the pay was too low to feed a family and forced most to accept public assistance......»»

Category: economySource: moneynewsDec 5th, 2013

Union members turn up at fast-food wages rally, not workers

Employee walkouts were planned at fast-food restaurants in 100 cities Thursday, but in Sacramento, the folks who marched outside a McDonald's Restaurant on Broadway Avenue were mostly union members and supporters. “There are no workers out there — th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2013

Fast-food Protests Return amid Push for Wage Hikes

Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted in cities across the country on Thursday amid a push for higher wages......»»

Category: economySource: moneynewsDec 5th, 2013

Fast-Food Workers Cry Poverty Wages As McDonald"s Buys Luxury Jet

Thousands of restaurant workers protested Thursday in cities around the country, calling for an increase in wages to $15 an hour. Many fast-food workers make so little that they rely on public assistance to get by, even as profits at many franchises have .....»»

Category: topSource: nprDec 5th, 2013

As Fast Food Workers Go On Strike In 100 Cities, Applebees Unveils The "Waiter Terminator"

Today, in the latest escalation by minimum paid restaurant workers who demand greater wages, Fast-food workers and labor organizers are set to turn out in support of higher wages in cities across the country Thursday and walkouts are planned in 100 cities.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 5th, 2013

Fast-food strikes return amid push for wage hikes

Fast-food workers and labor organizers are set to turn out in support of higher wages in cities across the country Thursday.Organizers say walkouts are planned in 100 cities, with rallies set for another 100 cities. But it's not clear what the actual turn.....»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkDec 5th, 2013

Fast-Food Strikes Return Amid Push for Wage Hikes

Fast-food workers and labor organizers are set to turn out in support of higher wages in cities across the country Thursday.Organizers say walkouts are planned in 100 cities, with rallies set for another 100 cities......»»

Category: economySource: moneynewsDec 5th, 2013

Fast-food workers in 100 cities go on strike

Fast-food workers and labor organizers are seeking higher wages......»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 5th, 2013

Democrats urge fast food execs to raise wages

As fast-food workers in more than 100 U.S. cities plan to walk off the job today to push for higher wages, some Democrats in Congress are supporting their cause. Bloomberg reports that on Wednesday, 53 members of Congress signed on to a letter to restaur.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 5th, 2013