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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

Wait, they can tax Netflix?

With money from pay-TV subscriptions and video rentals plummeting, more cities and states are looking for another revenue stream in streaming. USA Today reports that Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming video services may have to rewrite thei.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2017

As Cities Raise Minimum Wages, Many States Are Rolling Them Back

Legislatures and city halls are battling over who gets to set the minimum wage, and increasingly, the states are winning. Business groups argue that complying with disparate city laws is too com.....»»

Category: topSource: nprJul 18th, 2017

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

Tax Bill"s Fine Print: Making It Tougher for Cities, States to Refinance Debt

Cities and states across the U.S. are warily bracing for the elimination of the tax exemption on certain bonds they rely on to refinance old bonds......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsj1 hr. 28 min. ago

U.S. durable goods orders fell 1.2% in October

Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods fell last month for the first time since July, pulled down by plummeting orders for commerc.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday1 hr. 58 min. ago

Populism: Response To Declining Wages And Rising Income Inequality

Populism: Response To Declining Wages And Rising Income Inequality.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha3 hr. 13 min. ago

Phoenix lands on CNBC"s list of cities with best shot at Amazon HQ2

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Category: topSource: bizjournals8 hr. 58 min. ago