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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

Analysis: $15 minimum wage no windfall for Illinois workers

Nearly a quarter of workers in Illinois would see their pay almost double under a proposal nearing final approval in the Legislature, but inflation will take a huge bite by the time the state's minimum wage reaches $15 an hour in 2025......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 12th, 2019

U.S. job growth jumps; unemployment rate rises to 4.0 percent

U.S. job growth surged in January, with employers hiring the most workers in 11 months, pointing to underlying strength in the economy despite a darkening outlook that has left the Federal Reserve wary about more interest rate hikes this year......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 1st, 2019

Survey suggests restaurants will cut jobs to offset minimum-wage hike

The minimum-wage increase that took effect 10 days ago might be a win for laborers—but restaurant workers could suffer, an industry survey indicates.The New York City Hospitality Alliance, a trade... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 10th, 2019

Minimum-wage workers in 19 states get a pay boost

Minimum-wage workers in 19 states started 2019 with a pay boost, and analysts say the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives is likely to take a look at raising the federal minimum this year as well.  Wages increased to amounts ranging from.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

New year brings minimum wage, workers" comp changes in Florida

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 2nd, 2019

In 2019, California workers gain on pay and working conditions. Employers say it will be costly

For minimum-wage earners, port truckers, far.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 1st, 2019

Millions Of Minimum-Wage Workers Will See Higher Pay In 2019

With fewer than 24 hours to go until 2019, millions of minimum-wage workers across the US are preparing for sizable boosts in their compensation thanks to wage hikes in 20 states and 21 cities - increases that were largely inspired by t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 31st, 2018

Minimum wage rising in 20 states and numerous cities

Millions of minimum wage workers will be getting a pay raise with the new year. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 30th, 2018

These minimum wage workers could get raises in 2019

As many as 22 states and the District of Columbia could see increases to their minimum wages in 2019, according to the National Employment Law Project......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 27th, 2018

Florida minimum wage set for increase

Minimum-wage workers in Florida will get a little more in their paychecks in 2019. The state’s minimum wage will be $8.46 an hour as of Tuesday, up from $8.25 an hour in 2018, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The mini.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2018

Florida minimum wage set for increase

Minimum-wage workers in Florida will get a little more in their paychecks in 2019. The state’s minimum wage will be $8.46 an hour as of Tuesday, up from $8.25 an hour in 2018, according to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. The mi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2018

These minimum wage workers could get raises in 2019

As many as 22 states and the District of Columbia could see increases to their minimum wages in 2019, according to the National Employment Law.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 27th, 2018

These minimum wage workers get raises in 2019

As many as 22 states and the District of Columbia could see increases to their minimum wages in 2019, according to the National Employment Law.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 27th, 2018

Ohio workers will get a pay boost in 2019

Employees at many companies in Ohio will get a pay boost to start the new year, Dayton Daily News reports. The state’s minimum wage will rise on Jan. 1 to $8.55 per hour for non-tipped employees and $4.30 per hour for tipped employees. That’s a jump .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2018

This is how many million workers will get a pay raise in the New Year

A new report by the Economic Policy Institute says raises in the minimum wage will help workers, but Republican lawmakers and small-business owners disagree......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 27th, 2018

This is how many million U.S. workers will get a pay raise in the New Year

A new report by the Economic Policy Institute says raises in the minimum wage will help workers, but Republican lawmakers and small-business owners disagree......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 26th, 2018