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Wages fell in 80 of 100 U.S. cities during recovery

Although many U.S. cities have grown during the economy's recovery, wage gaps are widening across social classes and races, according to a new report by the Brookings Institution......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJan 28th, 2016

Wages fell in 80 of 100 biggest U.S. cities during recovery

Although many U.S. cities have grown during the economy's recovery, wage gaps are widening across social classes and races, according to a new report by the Brookings Institution......»»

Category: marketsSource: cnnJan 28th, 2016

Best Buy Cities: Where To Invest In Housing In 2016

With housing prices rising but wages stagnant, 2016 is likelyto be a year of worsening affordability for homebuyers,especially low- and middle-income earners, according to Zillow, a real estate data-tracking company. That’s bad news for many people hopi.....»»

Category: realestateSource: forbesJan 27th, 2016

Airport Workers Around The Country Rally For Better Wages

Airport workers in New York City, Chicago, Miami and other cities held protests on Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. They called for their hourly minimum wages to increase to $15. Airport workers in New York City, Chicago, Miami and oth.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJan 18th, 2016

Let Us Celebrate The Rising Minimum Wages The New Year Brings In Different States And Cities

Given that I'm against the very existence of the minimum wage itself, unless that is to be one set at $0, it might come as a surprise to find me welcoming the introduction of as many as 14 different higher minimum wages as we enter 2016. But welcome it I .....»»

Category: topSource: forbesJan 1st, 2016

Charlotte metro area jumps 10 spots on top-performing cities list

The Queen City has jumped 10 spots moving up to No. 13 on an annual ranking of top-performing cities. The Milken Institute's Best-Performing Cities index ranks cities on economic performance, heavily weighing growth in employment, wages and technology ou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 9th, 2015

Cities And Companies That Have Raised Their Minimum Wages

Cities And Companies That Have Raised Their Minimum Wages.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesNov 23rd, 2015

Are Higher Minimum Wages Eliminating Restaurant Jobs?

One early report suggests hiring has slowed in the cities that changed their policies this year, but it’s probably too early to tell, economists say. Mike Groll / AP Few economic policies have been as hotly-debated as raising the minimum wage, an.....»»

Category: topSource: theatlanticNov 20th, 2015

Dear Striking Fast-Food Workers: Meet The Machine That Just Put You Out Of A Job

Today, U.S. fast-food workers will strike across 270 cities in a protest for higher wages and union rights that they hope will catch the attention of candidates in 2016 elections, organizers said. The walkouts will be followed by protests in 500 cities b.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 10th, 2015

How long you have to work in the world"s major cities to buy an iPhone 6 or a Big Mac

Investment bank UBS has broken down a number of different indicators to show how well-off different parts of the world are, in a fantastic update on world prices and wages sent out to clients on Tuesday.  One of those indicators is particularly .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 22nd, 2015

Missouri Clamps Down on Cities Raising Minimum Wages

Republican-led Legislature overrides Democratic governor’s veto, joining other states in quashing local moves......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjSep 17th, 2015

Minimum Wage Hikes Could Have Surprising Impact On Housing

Let me propose a little thought experiment about the minimum wages in cities like we are seeing more of today. Assume that minimum wage proponents are correct, and that minimum wages are raised and through whatever mechanism there is no impact on employm.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesAug 23rd, 2015

The Minimum Wage In Cities

Let me propose a little thought experiment about the minimum wages in cities like we are seeing more of today. Assume that minimum wage proponents are correct, and that minimum wages are raised and through whatever mechanism there is no impact on employm.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesAug 23rd, 2015

Wage growth is strong in these cities

Wages have been sluggish in this economic recovery. But these cities have seen strong wage growth over the last year......»»

Category: videoSource: cnnAug 11th, 2015

Cities where wages are growing the fastest

Across America, workers are seeing miniscule pay raises. But some cities are bucking the trend......»»

Category: topSource: moneyAug 10th, 2015

Four Strategies Businesses Will Use To Cope With Higher Minimum Wages

Cities or states are enacting higher minimum wage rates. Businesses should consider one or more of these four strategies: reduce labor usage, substitute equipment for labor, move to a lower-cost area, raise prices. These categories are not mutually exclus.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesAug 10th, 2015

Cities with the fastest and slowest wage growth

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

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 14th, 2015

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