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Chipotle raises wages amid expansion plans, as companies compete for workers

Chipotle said that a wage increase of about $2 an hour per employee means that salaries for its crew will average $15 an hour by the end of June, although entry-level wages at the company will be $11 an hour......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 10th, 2021

How Biden"s stimulus could cause some large companies to raise wages and bring childcare to the forefront

Big firms like Chipotle are hiking pay and expanding incentives amid concerns of a labor shortage. Biden's policies could encourage others to follow. President Joe Biden. Andrew Harnik/AP Wages clim.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 11th, 2021

These companies have raised wages amid the pandemic

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the global economy. These businesses are giving their workers a little or a lot more in these tough times......»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytApr 30th, 2020

These 40 Companies Have Raised Wages Amid Coronavirus

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the global economy. These businesses are giving their workers a little or a lot more in these tough times......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 27th, 2020

Companies hiking wages amid shortage of truck drivers, carpenters

The Fed said employers continue to report a tough time finding qualified workers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 30th, 2018

Global employment is rising. Wages not so much

A record number of people have jobs, and companies are struggling to fill positions. But workers still aren't getting raises......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJul 4th, 2018

U.S. Workers Get Biggest Pay Increase in Nearly a Decade

American workers received their biggest pay raises in a nearly decade in the year to June, a sign the strong labor market and low unemployment is boosting wages as employers compete for scarcer workers......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 31st, 2018

Small businesses up the ante in quest for seasonal help

Small business owners needing seasonal help are paying higher wages and offering bonuses as they compete with big companies for a shrinking pool of workers. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 1st, 2018

U.S. Firms Dial Back China Plans Amid Trade Fight

U.S. companies are planning their lowest rate of expansion in China since 2016 in response to growing uncertainty about U.S.-China relations and a slowing Chinese economy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 26th, 2019

Bellevue tech training platform Educative raises $12M for B2B push

The company plans to move further into the business-to-business space, helping companies train new and existing employees......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2021

Amazon donating $1.4M to Bellevue amid Eastside expansion

The donation comes as Amazon expands its presence in Bellevue, where it plans to add 25,000 employees in the next few years......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 18th, 2021

Amazon, Walmart, McDonald"s, and other retail giants are boosting wages to hire hourly employees, but some labor advocates say a livable wage is still far off for most workers

In a tight labor market, companies are offering boosted wages.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytMay 14th, 2021

America is hiring: Desperate for workers, restaurants and stores raise pay. Amazon offers $100 bonus for those vaccinated.

Companies like McDonald's, Chipotle and Amazon are rapidly raising pay in an urgent effort to attrac.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMay 13th, 2021

Economic Report: Unemployment claims fall to pandemic low of 473,000 as businesses seek to hire more workers

Applications for U.S. unemployment benefits fell last week to a fresh pandemic low, reflecting more aggressive efforts by companies to hire new workers amid a rapid economic recovery. Initial jobless claims in the states dropped by 34,000 to 473,000......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 13th, 2021

Costco and Chipotle are 2 companies raising wages during the pandemic. Here are 7 major firms that hiked pay over the past year.

The US added just 266,000 jobs in April, suggesting many unemployed Americans aren't rushing back to work. Some firms are responding with wage hikes. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Some employers say they're stru.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytMay 10th, 2021

Companies offering hiring incentives to lure workers amid COVID-19 state reopenings

A growing number of companies across the country are offering incentives to lure new employees as the US economy continues its recovery from the coronavirus pandemic......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 7th, 2021

Fast food chains are offering cash bonuses, raises, and education benefits in order to hire enough workers

Chains are holding hiring events, adding extra perks, and in some cases even raising wages in a bid to attract desperately needed workers. AP Restaurants are struggling to hire as COVID restr.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 24th, 2021

Atlanta co-warehousing startup Saltbox raises $10.6M to prepare for U.S. expansion

Saltbox, an Atlanta-based startup that offers companies co-warehousing space, raised a $10.6M Series A round to accelerate its expansion across the United States.   The round, which brings the company's total investments to $16M, was .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2021

Santa Clara-based GlobalFoundries plans big expansion, mulls IPO, amid chip shortage

CEO Tom Caulfield told CNBC that the manufacturing capacity of his Santa Clara-based company is totally booked amid a global chip shortage that has hampered production of everything from phones to cars......»»

Category: worldSource: nytApr 2nd, 2021

Biden to let Trump’s H1-B visa ban expire in win for tech companies

President Joe Biden plans to allow a pandemic-related ban on visas for certain temporary workers, enacted by former President Donald Trump, to expire Wednes.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneMar 31st, 2021

Amazon to pilot in-person health care in Baltimore area as it prepares to sell Amazon Care services

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) plans to begin selling the health care service it provides to its employees to other companies and their teams — and the D.C. and Baltimore areas will be its testing ground for part of the expansion. The compan.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 23rd, 2021