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Minimum wage jumps 3,000 percent, and many workers get fired

Venezuelan workers who earned a pittance are now earning a slightly larger pittance, thanks to a big increase in the minimum wage. What they may not have are jobs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 14th, 2018

Analysis: 2-bedroom apartments out of reach for minimum-wage workers

Nationally, one would have to earn $17.90 an hour to afford a modest one-bedroom apartment without spending more than 30 percent of income on housing, a common budgeting standard. Or $22.10 an hour for a two-bedroom rental......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 13th, 2018

Disney offers 46-percent raises, could use more part-timers

Walt Disney World's unionized workers will vote next week on a contract raising the starting minimum wage by at least 46% over 3 years to $15 an .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayAug 27th, 2018

Venezuela raises minimum wage 3,000% and lots of workers get fired

Venezuelan workers who earned a pittance are now earning a slightly larger pittance, thanks to a big increase in the minimum wage. What they may not have are jobs......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 14th, 2018

D.C. Council casts first vote to repeal tipped wage ballot initiative

The D.C. Council on Tuesday tentatively agreed to repeal a ballot initiative that would raise the minimum wage for tipped workers. Initiative 77 was approved by 56 percent of voters in the June primary. The council, led by Chairman Phil Mendelson, vo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2018

4 Ways Employers Respond To Minimum Wage Laws (Besides Laying Off Workers)

Authored by John Phelan via The Foundation for Economic Education, In reality, there are a number of things employers c.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge6 hr. 0 min. ago

Hancock pledges to begin minimum-wage raise talks with Denver business community

The mayor mandated pay of at least $15 per hour for city workers and contractors earlier this year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 15th, 2019

Economic Report: A $15 minimum wage could help 27 million workers, CBO says, but cost 1.3 million jobs

Some 27 million low-income Americans would get a financial boost if the federal minimum wage were doubled to $15, but another 1.3 million could lose their jobs, a congressional study found......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 8th, 2019

Raising minimum wage to $15 an hour would lift pay for up to 27M but leave 1.3M jobless

Doubling U.S. minimum wage to $15 an hour would raise pay for up to 27 million workers and lift 1.3M from poverty but leav.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 8th, 2019

Minimum Wage Workers Still Can’t Afford Housing, Report Shows

There is no country, metro area or state where a worker earning minimum wage for 40 hours per week can afford a two-bedroom apartment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 21st, 2019

Amazon fires back at Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that it pays workers ‘starvation wages’

Amazon committed to pay a $15 minimum wage to all of its employees, starting in 2018.        Amazon committed to pay a $15 minimum wage to all of its employees, starting in 2018.       .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 17th, 2019

Bernie Sanders: Walmart resistance to raising minimum wage is 'grotesque,' slams Walton family

Sanders made the comments in an exclusive interview ahead of Walmart’s annual shareholders meeting, where he has been invited by a workers’ rights group. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 4th, 2019

Here"s how much fast-food workers at 17 popular chains say they make

Eric Gay/AP While most United States fast-food employees make well above the national minimum wage, hourly pay varie.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 30th, 2019

Bernie Sanders to McDonald's workers: Vote for me and $15 minimum wage guaranteed

The comments by Sanders to McDonald's employees came as the fast food chain's workers are holding protests around the U.S. to spotlight poor wages. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 23rd, 2019

$15 minimum wage becomes part of 2020 presidential landscape

Almost the entire 2020 Democratic presidential field has joined the labor movement driven by fast food workers to implement a federal minimum wage of $15, almost double the current figure......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 20th, 2019

Facebook is raising the minimum wage of its contractors and content moderators after facing scrutiny over low pay and "inhumane" working conditions (FB)

AP Photo/Tony Avelar Facebook is increasing wages for its US contract workers. Content reviewers are getting pay bumps, as are roles like janitors and cafeteria workers. The company.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2019

Facebook raises minimum wage for U.S. contract workers to $20/hour

Facebook Inc said on Monday it was raising its minimum wage for all U.S. contract workers, reacting to rising costs of living as it faces intense scrutiny over the treatment of ordinary employees and their pay......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 13th, 2019

Facebook Raises Pay for Thousands of Its U.S. Contract Workers

World's largest social network to raise its minimum wage for contract workers to $20 an hour in the Bay Area, New York City.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 13th, 2019

Facebook to raise minimum wage for contract workers to $20/hour in Bay Area, NYC and Washington, D.C.

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2019

Facebook to raise minimum wage for contract workers in Seattle to $18/hour

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2019

Here"s how much Walmart managers earn

All of Walmart's U.S. employees earn more than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, with the average wage for full-time hourly workers $14.26 per hour......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 9th, 2019