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Minimum Wages Tick Up in Many Cities

Low-wage workers and advocates welcome the increases, but some economists say they could cost jobs......»»

Category: topSource: msnbcJul 3rd, 2017

Workers Participating in Mass General Strike in the US on May Day

A mass general strike is taking place in cities across the US today, as May Day actions protest low wages and the Trump administration's immigration policies, among other things......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMay 1st, 2017

Cities hit hardest by extreme poverty

The American economy has been recovering from the Great Recession for nearly eight years. As the U.S. has added jobs and wages have risen steadily, a........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 27th, 2017

US cities hit hardest by extreme poverty

The American economy has been recovering from the Great Recession for nearly eight years. As the U.S. has added jobs and wages have risen steadily, a........»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 10th, 2017

Cities Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty

The American economy has been recovering from the Great Recession for nearly eight years. As the U.S. has added jobs and wages have risen steadily, a troubling trend has emerged. As incomes have........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstApr 7th, 2017

Best Cities for Waiters and Waitresses

Waiting tables is one of the most common occupations in the United States. There are 2.5 million waiters and waitresses nationwide, often working for low wages and customer tips. Earning $11.07 per........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstMar 20th, 2017

Cities Where Crime Is Plummeting

Violent crime rate in the United States rose slightly in 2015, from 362 incidents per 100,000 people in 2014 to 373 incidents per 100,000 Americans. Still, the long-term trend of violent crime........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 10th, 2017

Ohio’s State Legislature Just Banned Cities from Raising Local Minimum Wages

Cleveland had scheduled a May 2017 vote on a $15 minimum wage. City authorities in Ohio will not be allowed to raise their local minimum wage higher than the statewide minimum, according to a bill passed Wednesday by the state’s legislature. The.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 9th, 2016

Ohio House passes bill stopping cities from making own minimum wage

The Ohio House of Representatives passed a bill that prohibits cities from setting their own minimum wages. The debate, part of a hodgepodge bill that centered on local control, fell along party lines: Republican members said allowing cities like Clevela.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 8th, 2016

Small Business Owners Face Pressures Of Minimum Wage Bumps In Big Cities

Minimum wages are on their way to $15 an hour in New York and California. Workers look forward to the bump. But some small businesses are bracing for a hit to their bottom line. Minimum wages are on their way to $15 an hour in New York and Californi.....»»

Category: topSource: nprOct 23rd, 2016

Metros in Tier-II cities open business opportunities

Estimated spending on Metro systems in 3-5 years is Rs 2.3 lakh crore.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard4 hr. 11 min. ago

​Oregon public transit hits the brakes (Infographic)

Following a national trend, Portland's TriMet and other transit systems across Oregon are transporting fewer passengers. Seattle is one of the few major cities to keep building ridership......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals4 hr. 26 min. ago

Here"s the 12 Cities Where You Could Be Hired on the Spot for a Job with Amazon

If you're looking for decent part-time or full-time work, mark August 2nd on your calendar......»»

Category: topSource: inc4 hr. 56 min. ago

Daily price change oils OMCs" inventory

After a brief trial in five cities, the mechanism was adopted across country.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard5 hr. 26 min. ago

How to Know If Your Drinking Water Is Safe From Harmful Chemicals

Lead and carcinogens have been found in drinking water in several cities. A new tool can help you find out if one of those cities is yours......»»

Category: topSource: newsweek5 hr. 41 min. ago

Amazon Will Hire Thousands of People on the Spot in These 12 Cities Next Week

If you're looking for decent part-time or full-time work, mark August 2nd on your calendar......»»

Category: topSource: inc7 hr. 11 min. ago

Lawsuit: Trafficking scheme lured Filipinos to Oklahoma

The ACLU and other groups have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Oklahoma business owners engaged in a human trafficking scheme that lured workers from the Philippines promising good wages, but instead used them as cheap labor......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews9 hr. 11 min. ago

"Wages and wives" are a big reason the rich are getting richer

BIMatthew Eisman/Getty Over the past four decades, the gap between those at the top of the income ladder and everyone else has widened. The "top" here includes, but is not limited to, the top 1%. A larger group, equivalent to the top fifth of the in.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider9 hr. 56 min. ago

Incredible shots from the world"s largest photo competition show the gritty streets of 15 cities

Mubariz Khan/The 2017 EyeEm Photography Festival and AwardsEyeEm, a global community and marketplace for.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider9 hr. 56 min. ago

Google takes aim at Airbnb as it lists vacation rentals

Tech giant Google wants a piece of the booming vacation rental and home-sharing market and has begun including the listings via its hotel search feature in European cities. Google now allows searches to add a “accommodation type” when you search.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals9 hr. 56 min. ago