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Portland, Maine gives tipped workers a raise—by accident

A tricky minimum wage law that stumped lawmakers could be a boon for waiters and waitresses. For the past few years, cities and states across the country have raised their minimum wages in hopes of boosting the livelihoods of low-wage workers. Portla.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 9th, 2015

The Cities With The Fastest And Slowest Wage Growth

As hiring picks up land Americans continue to rejoin the workforce, many cities are seeing wages grow at a healthy pace, while others continue to stagnate. As hiring picks up land Americans continue to rejoin the workforce, many cities are seeing wa.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJul 7th, 2015

Louisville ranked one of the cities where paychecks go the furthest

Louisville is listed as one of the top 25 major cities that's providing workers with a favorable combination of wages and cost of living. Louisville ranked 13th on Forbes' list of 25 Cities Where Your Paycheck Will Go The Furthest. Louisville has a medi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 17th, 2015

Here are the best cities to find a job in 2015

This map shows the 10 cities with lowest unemployment rates, where jobs are begging for workers. Unemployment is down to 5.5% nationally. It’s good new for job hunters, but it may have some benefits for all in the workforce. Wages seem to be on .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 15th, 2015

7 Surprising Cities Where You’ll Find America’s Highest Minimum Wage

$15 minimum wages are dominating the headlines, but in terms of real purchasing power, these 7 cities lead the country in helping those on the bottom. Source: iStock Recently, Los Angeles became the third American city to increase the minimum wage to .....»»

Category: economySource: wallstcheatsheetMay 23rd, 2015

Wonkblog: Facebook has a new answer to income inequality

It’s an unmistakable feature of the new Silicon Valley economy: Venture capital-backed tech companies fill the cities with well-paid employees, making life less and less affordable for the service workers whose wages seem immune to the forces that have .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 13th, 2015

US fast-food workers mark Tax Day demanding higher wages - Reuters

ReutersUS fast-food workers mark Tax Day demanding higher wagesReutersNEW YORK (Reuters) - Fast-food workers rallied in U.S. cities on Wednesday to demand higher pay, using the April 15 deadline for filing tax returns to publicize their claim that they ca.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 16th, 2015

UPDATE 4-US fast-food workers mark Tax Day demanding higher wages - Reuters

NBCNews.comUPDATE 4-US fast-food workers mark Tax Day demanding higher wagesReuters(Adds Seattle arrests). By Sebastien Malo. NEW YORK, April 15 (Reuters) - Fast-food workers rallied in U.S. cities on Wednesday to demand higher pay, using the April 15 dea.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 16th, 2015

Fast-Food Workers Rally in 230 Cities Seeking Higher Pay - Bloomberg

BloombergFast-Food Workers Rally in 230 Cities Seeking Higher PayBloombergThe events were organized by the union-backed Fight for $15 campaign, which is demanding that McDonald's Corp. and other fast-food chains raise their minimum wages to $15 and le.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 15th, 2015

Fast Food Workers Protest for Higher Wages in Hundreds of Cities

The Tax Day protest will take place in cities across the globe Fast food workers are protesting across the world on Wednesday, their biggest action yet in a campaign for better wages that began more than two years ago. Protestors in the U.S. are pushi.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 15th, 2015

U.S. fast-food workers plan rallies demanding higher wages

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fast food workers fighting for better wages enlisted students, healthcare workers and racial justice activists to swell the ranks of rallies set for Wednesday in 230 cities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2015

5 Cities Where You’re Guaranteed at Least $10 an Hour

Some U.S. cities have taken aggressive steps to boost their minimum wage. Source: Thinkstock “Nothing helps families make ends meet like higher wages,” said President Barack Obama in his 2015 State of the Union Address. Cities, states, and busines.....»»

Category: economySource: wallstcheatsheetApr 12th, 2015

Forbes: N.C. has one of the top 20 cities where women earn more than men

Although women earn 78 percent of what men men across the U.S. as a whole, there are some cities where women's median wages are higher – and North Carolina has one of them. In Wilmington, women's median earnings are 102.2 percent of men's, giving it a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2015

These are the cities where workers are getting priced out of the housing market - Businessinsider India

Businessinsider IndiaThese are the cities where workers are getting priced out of the housing marketBusinessinsider IndiaThat's according to a RealtyTrac study that compared government data on average weekly wages to median home prices between 2012 an.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 26th, 2015

These are the cities where workers are getting priced out of the housing market (XHB, ITB)

Home prices have grown 13 times faster than wages in the housing recovery. That's according to a RealtyTrac study that compared government data on average weekly wages to median home prices between 2012 and 2014. "Those markets with the biggest disconnect.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 26th, 2015

The Final Nail In China"s Deflationary Coffin: Wages In The 4 Largest Cities Are Now Dropping

Remember when during the inflation panic of 2011 we reportted that "Wage Inflation is Rampant In China As More Provinces Plan Minimum Salary Hikes." and wrote: By the end of 2010, 30 provincial-level regions had raised the standard for the minimum w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 12th, 2015

5 Cities Where the Minimum Wage Is Above $10 an Hour

Five U.S. cities where workers are guaranteed to earn at least $10 an hour. Source: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images “Nothing helps families make ends meet like higher wages,” said President Barack Obama in his 2015 State of the Union Address. Yet des.....»»

Category: economySource: wallstcheatsheetMar 8th, 2015

One of the world"s largest oil producing countries is running out of gasoline

One of the world's largest oil producers is running out of gasoline. Nigeria's main cities are facing acute gasoline shortages as importers feel the pinch of a plummeting local currency, tighter credit lines and unpaid government subsidies, oil traders an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 3rd, 2015

Home care workers rally for higher wages

Town halls, vigils, rallies and lobbying efforts are planned for 21 cities         Town halls, vigils, rallies and lobbying efforts are planned for 21 cities        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 22nd, 2015

The Cities With The Highest Income When Adjusted For Cost Of Living

In Los Angeles or New York, you may be able to earn a high salary, but high costs will eat your paycheck up. These are the cities with the best balance between wages and cost of living. In Los Angeles or New York, you may be able to earn a high sala.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesFeb 22nd, 2015