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UPDATE 4-US fast-food workers mark Tax Day demanding higher wages - Reuters

NBCNews.comUPDATE 4-US fast-food workers mark Tax Day demanding higher wagesReuters(Adds Seattle arrests). By Sebastien Malo. NEW YORK, April 15 (Reuters) - Fast-food workers rallied in U.S. cities on Wednesday to demand higher pay, using the April 15 dea.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 16th, 2015

Fast-Food Workers Rally in 230 Cities Seeking Higher Pay - Bloomberg

BloombergFast-Food Workers Rally in 230 Cities Seeking Higher PayBloombergThe events were organized by the union-backed Fight for $15 campaign, which is demanding that McDonald's Corp. and other fast-food chains raise their minimum wages to $15 and le.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsApr 15th, 2015

Fast Food Workers Protest for Higher Wages in Hundreds of Cities

The Tax Day protest will take place in cities across the globe Fast food workers are protesting across the world on Wednesday, their biggest action yet in a campaign for better wages that began more than two years ago. Protestors in the U.S. are pushi.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 15th, 2015

U.S. fast-food workers plan rallies demanding higher wages

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fast food workers fighting for better wages enlisted students, healthcare workers and racial justice activists to swell the ranks of rallies set for Wednesday in 230 cities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 15th, 2015

5 Cities Where You’re Guaranteed at Least $10 an Hour

Some U.S. cities have taken aggressive steps to boost their minimum wage. Source: Thinkstock “Nothing helps families make ends meet like higher wages,” said President Barack Obama in his 2015 State of the Union Address. Cities, states, and busines.....»»

Category: economySource: wallstcheatsheetApr 12th, 2015

Forbes: N.C. has one of the top 20 cities where women earn more than men

Although women earn 78 percent of what men men across the U.S. as a whole, there are some cities where women's median wages are higher – and North Carolina has one of them. In Wilmington, women's median earnings are 102.2 percent of men's, giving it a .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2015

These are the cities where workers are getting priced out of the housing market - Businessinsider India

Businessinsider IndiaThese are the cities where workers are getting priced out of the housing marketBusinessinsider IndiaThat's according to a RealtyTrac study that compared government data on average weekly wages to median home prices between 2012 an.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsMar 26th, 2015

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