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House-buying power is the strongest in these 5 US cities

Mike Blake/Reuters How much you can afford to borrow primarily rests on two main factors: income and interest rates. Wages are rising, but future rate hikes are likely to be a drag on affordability. The 5 US cities listed below have the strongest house.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 18th, 2018

U.S. restaurant workers target low wages in campaign against sexual harassment

(Reuters) - Restaurant workers in seven U.S. cities on Tuesday lobbied state and local lawmakers to combat sexual harassment in the industry by shifting from the $2.13 federal minimum wage for tipped employees to a higher "fair" wage......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2018

Home Prices In 80% Of US Cities Grow Twice Faster Than Wages... And Then There"s Seattle

According to the latest BLS data, average hourly wages for all US workers in November rose at a stubbornly low 2.5% relative to the previous y.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 30th, 2018

Why is pay lagging? Maybe too many mergers in the heartland

Consolidation is often seen as a consumer problem. But it may also reduce competition for workers, especially outside big cities, holding down wages......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 26th, 2018

Amid mergers, wages lag in heartland

Consolidation is often seen as a consumer problem. But it may also reduce competition for workers, especially outside big cities, holding down wages......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 26th, 2018

Why Is Pay Lagging? Maybe Too Many Mergers in the Heartland

Consolidation is often seen as a consumer problem. But it may also reduce competition for workers, especially outside big cities, holding down wages......»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 25th, 2018

50 places raising the minimum wage in 2018

Several dozen American cities, counties, and states raised local minimum wages on January 1......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 10th, 2018

50 Places Raising the Minimum Wage in 2018

Several dozen American cities, counties, and states raised local minimum wages on January 1. In a few California cities, the minimum wage increased by $2.00 or more per hour. In places like Berkeley,........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 9th, 2018

Small Businesses Brace for $15 Minimum Wage Hike

Beginning January 1, cities and states across the country bumped up their minimum wages. In the high-priced Bay Area, that means new challenges for some small businesses......»»

Category: topSource: incJan 5th, 2018

Minimum wage increases take effect around Bay Area

The minimum wage in several Bay Area cities increased with the start of the new year, as part of a regionwide effort to incrementally increase it to $15 per hour by 2019. These Bay Area cities increased their minimum wages, effective Jan. 1: â€.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2018

In Cities With Low Unemployment, Wages Finally Start to Get Bigger

In U.S. cities with the tightest labor markets, workers are finding something that’s long been missing from the broader economic expansion: faster-growing paychecks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 1st, 2018

Get ready, business owners: Minimum wages are going up all over the place in 2018

A survey finds that increases will go into effect in 21 states and 38 cities......»»

Category: topSource: washpostDec 20th, 2017

18 states, 20 cities are about to raise the minimum wage

Eighteen states and 20 cities will raise their minimum wages on January 1 as some move toward $15 an hour......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 19th, 2017

Robot Wages War on the Homeless, the Homeless Fight Back

The Knightscope K5 is being used to deter homeless people from forming tent cities in San Francisco......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 13th, 2017

How much it costs to get a haircut in cities around the world, in two charts

Shutterstock Haircuts generally cost more in cities where local wages are higher, and less in cities where local wages are lower. For the most part, women pay more for haircuts than men do. We put together a list of how much a hai.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 30th, 2017

Home Prices In All US Cities Grow Faster Than Wages... And Then There"s Seattle

According to the latest BLS data, average hourly wages for all US workers rose at a respectable 2.9% relative to the previous year, if still below the Fed's "target" of 3......»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 31st, 2017

The Supreme Court is poised to deal a devastating blow to minimum wage workers

Joe Raedle/Getty ImagesIn recent years, the nationwide Fight for $15 movement has succeeded in persuading several states and cities to raise their hourly minimum wages well above the federa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 30th, 2017

5 cities to move to if you want a pay raise

Hayk_Shalunts/Shutterstock Wages are increasing in the US, though some cities saw bigger gains that others. According to Glassdoor's latest Local Pay Report, year-over-year wages across the US increased 2% between August 2016 a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 29th, 2017

Home Prices In 80% Of US Cities Grow Twice Faster Than Wages... And Then There"s Seattle

According to the latest BLS data, average hourly wages for all US wo.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 29th, 2017

25 Best Paying Cities for Nurses

Nurses are often the unsung heroes of the healthcare industry, assisting doctors and patients and keeping hospitals running smoothly. Yet nurses’ wages vary greatly across the country, ranging........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstAug 18th, 2017