Wal-Mart raises its lowest wage to $11 an hour, crediting tax cuts and facing competition for workers

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is raising its lowest U.S. wage .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 11th, 2018

Wal-Mart Raises Its Minimum Wage, Plans Bonuses After Tax Overhaul

Wal-Mart will raise starting pay to $11 an hour for all its U.S. employees and hand out one-time bonuses of up to $1,000, as the retailer doles out some of its expected gains from the new tax legislation......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 11th, 2018

Here Comes the Minimum-Wage Increases

Workers in 18 States Get Minimum-Wage Increases Source: Real Time Economics   2018 begins with instant raises for the lowest paid rung of the labor pool — those.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureJan 4th, 2018

What Will You Make Per Hour In 2018? These States Are Raising The Minimum Wage In January

The lowest paid workers across America will start 2018 with a pay raise thanks to newly enacted minimum wage laws, but advocates say the paychecks are still too low......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 30th, 2017

Target Raises Its Base Pay, Tries To One-Up Its Competition

In an attempt to hire and retain the best retail employees, Target Corp is raising its minimum hourly wage for workers to $.....»»

Category: topSource: nprSep 26th, 2017

UK wage growth unexpectedly stalls

Workers in Britain have still not seen their wages rise more quickly than inflation despite unemployment falling to its lowest level since 1975. Pascale Davies reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 17th, 2018

Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest wage cuts

Romanian health workers are protesting pay cuts following government promises to hike salaries in the health care sector amid a general tax and wage overhaul......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 16th, 2018

If rules change costs restaurants, so be it

Soon the Cuomo administration will act to end the tipped minimum wage, which allows restaurants and some other employers to pay their workers $8 per hour if tips bring their earnings up to the city... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 15th, 2018

Powerful Forces Seen Restraining U.S. Pay Growth

U.S. wage growth is set to pick up modestly in the coming years, but economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal think pay raises are being depressed by sluggish productivity gains, an aging population and overseas competition......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjApr 12th, 2018

In these cities, homeowners earn more per hour from rising property prices than minimum-wage workers

Home prices go up in a matter of minutes in some parts of the country......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 10th, 2018

McDonald’s Workers Say the Company Is Breaking Its Minimum Wage Pledge

In 2015, the company said that employees at its restaurants would be paid at least $1 an hour above local minimums. Thr.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneApr 2nd, 2018

Workers in Putin"s stronghold speak about shattered hopes

Yevgeny Solozhnin, a 61-year-old welder and Vladimir Putin supporter, is looking for a telephone number to call the Russian president and complain about the harsh wage cuts that halved his paycheck at the state tank and railroad car plant......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 5th, 2018

Here"s what economic theory says about the tax cuts

Evan Vucci/AP Companies across America are giving bonuses and minimum wage raises after the passage of the new tax law. The government must also reduce spending for the reform to.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 13th, 2018

Deciphering Tax Reform: Why your bigger paycheck may not be the result of tax reform

Some companies in Oregon have announced wage boosts for workers, but tax cuts may not be the only reason......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 7th, 2018

Wage strikes halt car production in Germany

Car factories across Germany were at a standstill on Friday as industrial workers staged a third day of 24-hour strikes, focusing on plants owned by Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Audi and BMW. Kate King reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 2nd, 2018

Low wage workers are getting raises now

Original article on From the research we’ve done in previous articles, it looks like the Fed might let inflation run hot, meaning it will be fine with cor.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJan 31st, 2018

German industrial union steps up strike campaign

Germany's biggest industrial union has launched a campaign of 24-hour strikes after talks on demands for wage raises and an optional shorter working week broke down......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 31st, 2018

Bank cashes in on tax cuts with employee pay raises and bonuses

A Louisiana-based bank with a Memphis presence joined the expanding list of companies responding to recent federal tax legislation.  IberiaBank announced non-exempt, non-commissioned associates who make $15 per hour or less will receive a $2 per hou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 30th, 2018

Stiglitz: Walmart raises are just "gestures"

On a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Nobel-prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz calls recent wage increases announced by Walmart "gestures". He also says, "In today's labor market, workers don't have any power.".....»»

Category: videoSource: cnnJan 23rd, 2018

HomeStreet Bank raises minimum wage due to tax reform

Homestreet Inc., the parent company of HomeStreet Bank, said it will raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour across all 111 retail branches and lending centers in seven states, including Hawaii. The Seattle-based bank, which has 11 branches in Hawa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2018

Wal-Mart Reportedly Cutting 1,000 Office Jobs After Raising Store Worker Wages

If the cuts aren't because of tax reform, maybe recent wage hikes weren't either. Just one day after announcing th.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 13th, 2018