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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

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

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

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

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

Bernie Sanders Dangles a New Incentive to Get Walmart to Pay $15 Minimum Wage: Stock Buybacks

He wants Walmart to take care of workers before it rewards shareholders. U.S. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 15th, 2018

Denver mayor "exploring" minimum wage increase to $15 per hour for city workers

Republicans in the state Senate earlier this year shot down efforts to allow cities to raise the minimum wage above the state level......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

What a Democrat-controlled House means for labor laws and minimum wage

Here’s how the midterm elections will affect workers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

Payrolls rise more than forecast as wage gains top 3 percent

American workers enjoyed .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2018

Payrolls rise more than forecast as wage gains top 3 percent

American workers enjoyed .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 2nd, 2018

U. S. workers see fastest wage growth in a decade, but inflation takes a toll

Wages and salaries grew 2.9 percent from September 2017 to September 2018, the Labor Department reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2018

U.S. workers see fastest wage growth in a decade, outpacing inflation

Wages and salaries grew 2.9 percent from September 2017 to September 2018, the Labor Department reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2018

U.S. workers see fastest wage increase in a decade

Wages and salaries grew 2.9 percent from September 2017 to September 2018, the Labor Department reported Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 31st, 2018

Seattle Study’s Shocking Conclusion: Minimum Wage Increases Benefits Workers

What Minimum-Wage Foes Got Wrong About Seattle An initial study said the increase to $15 would cost workers jobs and hours. That didn’t happen. Bloomberg, October 24, 2018     The dire warnings about minimum-wage increases keep proving to.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 31st, 2018

Will a national $15 minimum wage really benefit workers?

New data indicates that Seattle workers with higher minimum wages are coming out ahead. But that doesn't tell the whole story......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2018

BBRG: What Minimum-Wage Foes Got Wrong About Seattle

What Minimum-Wage Foes Got Wrong About Seattle An initial study said the increase to $15 would cost workers jobs and hours. That didn’t happen. Bloomberg, October 24, 2018 .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 24th, 2018

Disgruntled Amazon Workers About To Be Replaced By Fleet Of Robots

Amazon, which announced a $15 minimum wage bump for 250,000 employees last week, is developing a fleet of "picking" robots to staff its warehouses, known as fulfillment centers, according to The .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2018

After backlash, Amazon to boost pay for longtime workers

Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse workers who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn't benefit them, will now provide a bigger raise. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2018

Amazon's $15 minimum wage doesn't end debate over whether it's creating good jobs - Washington Post

Washington PostAmazon's $15 minimum wage doesn't end debate over whether it's creating good jobsWashington PostMURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Almost no workers clapped this week at th.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 6th, 2018

Amazon workers split as company raises minimum wage - STLtoday.com

STLtoday.comAmazon workers split as company raises minimum wageSTLtoday.comMURFREESBORO, Tenn. • Almost no workers clapped this week at the all-hands me.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 6th, 2018

Amazon workers split as company raises minimum wage - Duluth News Tribune

Duluth News TribuneAmazon workers split as company raises minimum wageDuluth News TribuneMURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Almost no workers clapped this week at.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 6th, 2018