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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

Fast food workers rally for higher wages - USA TODAY

USA TODAYFast food workers rally for higher wagesUSA TODAYNEW YORK — Hundreds of fast food workers walked off their jobs in dozens of U.S. cities on Thursday -- reportedly forcing at least a few locations to temporarily close or re-staff with managers -.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMay 15th, 2014

Fast Food Workers Will Go on Strike Next Week

Workers in dozens of cities across the world and in as many as 150 in the U.S. are planning to walk out of the job on May 15 for $15-an-hour wages Low wages for fast food workers has provoked an organized, global walk-out in protest next week, in as .....»»

Category: topSource: timeMay 7th, 2014

As Pay Debate Rages, Owners Shuffle Costs

In cities where local wages exceed the national minimum, the consequences cut across everything from the hours assigned to employees, to menu prices to food ingredients......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 9th, 2014

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