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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

Rents skyrocket well beyond wages

In some cities, people are putting more than half their paycheck toward renting a two-bedroom apartment......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcNov 9th, 2014

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

Elon Musk has a great idea for curing traffic congestion in big cities (TSLA)

Elon Musk has a simple, fairly obvious solution for curing traffic congestion in cities: "More tunnels." The way Musk sees it, we have dense cities with big buildings that extend into the sky taking full advantage of our three dimensional world. But, when.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 1 min. ago

Slide Show: 10 best cities to own an electric car in

Based on charging stations and the number of registered electric vehicles, here are the 10 U.S. cities where its easiest to own an electric car......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch2 hr. 35 min. ago

Phoenix, Tempe get tapped for top "hipsterhoods"

Four Phoenix neighborhoods and Tempe made it to the Unofficial Guide to Hipsterhoods of the Mountain West. The nonscientific analysis of cities across the Mountain West states was published by Panethos over the weekend. Coronado, Melrose, Roosevelt Road .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 1 min. ago

Wages Around The World

Although many economists—including at least some sitting central bankers—believe that nominal wage growth provides little forward-looking information about broader inflationary trends, policymakers have generally found wage growth useful in he.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge11 hr. 35 min. ago

Mayors of Two Major U.S. Cities Ban Municipal Employees From Publicly ... - TheBlaze.com

TheBlaze.comMayors of Two Major U.S. Cities Ban Municipal Employees From Publicly ...TheBlaze.comJoining the protests over Indiana's religious freedom law, the mayors of Seattle and San Francisco have banned city employees from travel to the Hoosier S.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews14 hr. 17 min. ago