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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

These miniature cities cost $40 million to build — and they"re incredibly detailed

Over 600 artists spent many hours in the making......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral7 min. ago

The 6 US cities with the least pollution

More than 125 million Americans live in counties with dangerous levels of pollution, according to the American Lung Association's 2017 "State of the Air" report, re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider1 hr. 51 min. ago

Home Prices in 20 US Cities Accelerate for a Fifth Month

Home prices in 20 U.S. cities accelerated in the year through February for a fifth month, while nationwide property values also picked up, according to S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller data reported April 25......»»

Category: topSource: ttnews2 hr. 21 min. ago

JLL sells residential business to former CEO Anuj Puri

Puri will lead a team of 200 residential brokers across eight Indian cities.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard7 hr. 51 min. ago

How to judge a city: Look for this factor

Cities that cater to people are those best positioned for the future, explains John Fitzgerald of the Urban Land Institute......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbc8 hr. 36 min. ago

Dubai: Towards Happy Cities for Tolerant Citizens

Dubai: Towards Happy Cities for Tolerant Citizens The United Arab Emirates has become a haven for happiness and decent living, thanks to the wise leadership’s approach for tolerance and amit.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnews11 hr. 36 min. ago

What did I make at my last job? None of your business

The most dreaded question in a job interview could soon be off limits. New laws in cities and states around the country look to ban employers from asking about your salary history......»»

Category: topSource: cnn11 hr. 36 min. ago

Bill to allow later bar-closing hours gets shut down by Colorado Senate

Proponents of an effort to allow cities to extend the closing hours of bars threw in the towel Monday, saying their proposal had been set back inexorably by a letter from Gov. John Hickenlooper that all but said he would veto the bill. Sponsoring Se.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals13 hr. 51 min. ago

A California sheriff is digging in his heels to back the Justice Department"s war on sanctuary cities.

AP/Jae C. HongA sheriff from California’s Central Valley is digging in his heels against the spread of sanctuary cities and counties across the state. Far.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider15 hr. 36 min. ago

These miniature cities cost $40 million to build — and they’re incredibly detailed

Gulliver’s Gate, a miniature metropolis now lives in the middle of Times Square, New York City. It features incredibly detailed miniature structures and figures representing many regions around the globe. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider19 hr. 51 min. ago

Schumer: "U.S. Is No Longer Fact-Based" Nation; Breitbart News A "Threat To Democracy"

Last Friday Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a press release reminding sanctuary cities of their obligation to enforce federal immigration laws or risk losing their federal funding.  Within the release, Session.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge21 hr. 21 min. ago

The best places to retire in the US

FindTheHome located the 50 best cities in America to retire based on characteristics including median income, golf courses per capita, temperature and more......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral22 hr. 51 min. ago

How much money puts you in the 1 percent in America?

If you’re looking to join the 1% club, you can do it with an income not far above $100,000, but you won’t be doing it in the richest cities in America......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 24th, 2017

Nasscom says Indian IT firms get 20% of H-1B visas, pay higher wages

The National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) said Indian information technology (IT) service entities account for less than a fifth of H1B visas in America.A background briefing by US White House officials, .....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 24th, 2017