How increasing the minimum wage helps women in banking
Currently, the vast majority of bank tellers are female and most don’t earn a living wage.
How to Save for Retirement on a Minimum Wage
See how minimum wage has grown in the past 50 years
For several years now, retail employees and fast food workers have been picketing across the country to draw attention to what they say is a wage that’s impossible to live on. Their demands are being answered — at least in some areas. Last year, lawmakers in 11 states enacted minimum wage increases, and voters in four more …
More on the minimum wage-related job losses on the West Coast, and why they might be worse than...
Over the last year, three West Coast cities – Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle – have passed $15 an hour minimum wage laws that will be in full effec
California's Minimum Wage Increases to $10 per Hour
OAKLAND, Calif., Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) reminds...
Minimum wage increases to $10 per hour in Chicago
Minimum wage for Chicago workers jumps to $10 an hour on Wednesday. It affects about 200,000 employees.
Minimum wage increases coming to 20 states in January
Halpert Baldwin, who makes beds and handles laundry in a nursing home near St. Louis, is looking forward to a raise next year. With the state’s minimum wage rising to $8.60 an hour, Baldwin will see a 60-cent bump that she says will take some of the bite out of her monthly bills. “It makes …
Fayette County’s minimum wage increases to $8.20 Friday
Lexington’s minimum wage will increase from the federal minimum of $7.25 to $8.20 on Friday. It is the first of three minimum wage increases over the next three years. By 2018, Lexington’s minimum wage will be $10.10, the highest in Kentucky.
Brown Backs California Minimum Wage Increase to $10
California Governor Jerry Brown said he’d support pending legislation to increase the state’s minimum wage to $10 an hour over the objections of business groups.
Why I’m concerned about minimum wage increases
I am writing this to state my case against requiring Maine’s businesses to continue to have to comply with the continuing and rapid increase in the minimum wage.
What to know about Arizona's minimum-wage increase
Arizona's minimum wage increases to $10 an hour on Sunday. Here's how the new law works.
How will the minimum wage increase affect SNAP benefits?
The minimum wage increase has some snap recipients concerned about how this could affect their benefits. 11 Listens got answers.
So far, the Seattle minimum-wage increase is doing what it's supposed to do
The Seattle minimum wage increase is working out fine so far, but that's not what you'd get from much of the reporting on it.
Minimum wage increases are coming: What it means for New Yorkers
The increase will mark the third time the state has raised its minimum wage in the last three years and comes as part of a multi-year deal passed by lawmakers in 2016 to reach a $15 minimum wage downstate by December 2021.
What a Minimum Wage Increase Would Mean for the Middle Market
What a Minimum Wage Increase Would Mean for the...
Minimum wage increase, a persistent demand from PA but is it achievable?
There continues to be a push to raise the minimum wage in Pennsylvania. But the question has always remained: can the state afford to do it?I think so. That's one of the important things to remember, says Mark Price with the Keystone Research Center. This
Why it’s so hard to study the impact of minimum wage increases
The research evidence of what actual minimum wage requirements do to job numbers goes both ways.
Here's what a minimum-wage increase could actually do
Recently, a young man, Antoin Adams, wrote an opinion piece discussing why the democratically elected officials in Birmingham should be allowed to raise the minimum wage without interference from the state (does this sound familiar to states' rights advocates?). Although he stated clearly that he was "temporarily" delaying his education to help out his family, he was still chided by individuals who clearly do not have…
Don't Like Minimum Wage Increases? Be Mad at the Top Earners
All workers should have equal opportunity to a livable wage
How Real Restaurants Are Overcoming the Effects of the Minimum Wage Increase
From increased menu prices to service charges, slashed hours and closures, these are just some of the minimum wage increase effects the restaurant industry is experiencing. Restaurants around the country are on the hunt for ways to offset mounting labor overhead in order to overcome the effects of the minimum wage changes.