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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

There’s No Place in the U.S. Where a Minimum Wage Worker Can Afford a 2-Bedroom Apartment

Even one-bedroom apartments are mostly out of reach. Housing has gotten so expensive across the country, it's completely priced out the lowest earners. According to a new repor.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 14th, 2018

Affordability Crisis: Low-Income Workers Can"t Afford A 2-Bedroom Rental Anywhere In America

The National Low Income Housing Coalition’s (NLIHC) annual report, Out of Reach, reveals the striking gap between wages and the price of housing across the United States. The report’s ‘Housing Wage’ is an estimate of wha.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 16th, 2018

D.C."s war over restaurant tips will soon go national

The district’s voters will decide Initiative 77, which would raise the minimum wage on tipped employees. Why don’t workers support it?.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 16th, 2018

Report Says Minimum Wage Workers Can’t Afford Housing

Add housing to the list of things low-paid workers cannot afford. While there has been a great deal of research about the problem, a new one crystallizes it. Minimum wages workers don’t have........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJun 14th, 2018

Shake Shack Launches Order Kiosks To Eliminate Minimum Wage Workers

Fast food workers who enthusiastically joined the "fight for $15" are about to get the latest lesson in life's numerous ironies: Shake Shack has become the latest fast food purveyor to launch with order kiosks, which th.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

A minimum-wage worker can’t afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S.

A minimum-wage worker can’t afford a 2-bedroom apartment anywhere in the U.S......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 13th, 2018

Disney considering a bump In Florida workers" minimum wage

One union representative told CNN there are some parts of Disney's new contract proposal that won't work for the union......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 4th, 2018

Disney embraces $15 minimum wage in negotiations with workers - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyDisney embraces $15 minimum wage in negotiations with workersCNNMoneyDisney is embracing the idea of a $15 per hour minimum wage in its latest contract negotiations with unions — b.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJun 3rd, 2018

Disney embraces $15 minimum wage in negotiations with workers

Disney is embracing the idea of a $15 per hour minimum wage in its latest contract negotiations with unions ? but workers aren't won over yet......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 3rd, 2018

Fighting to make sure janitors get a fair wage

Lilia Garcia-Brower, 45, is executive director of the Maintenance Cooperation Trust Fund. The Los Angeles- based organization investigates wage theft and other abuses in the janitorial industry where subcontractors often pay workers below minimum wage......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 1st, 2018

Costco to Raise Starting Wage to $14 an Hour

Costco Wholesale Corp. said Thursday it would raise its minimum wage and boost pay for 130,000 U.S. store staff, intensifying the battle for workers in a tight U.S. job market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 31st, 2018

Restaurant group: Tipped wage essential to eateries" survival

Your editorial "Restaurants need a new recipe for wages and menu prices" (published May 7) says it's "not uncommon" for workers at "cheap eateries" to earn less than the $13 minimum wage between... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 26th, 2018

Restaurant hourly wages have increased, but total pay is down

Your editorial "Restaurants need a new recipe for wages and menu prices" (published May 7) says it's "not uncommon" for workers at "cheap eateries" to earn less than the $13 minimum wage between... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 25th, 2018

Minneapolis says McDonald’s franchise undercut city"s $10 minimum wage

Dozens of workers at the Lake Street McDonald's franchise were paid below Minneapolis' minimum wage for months, according to an investigation by the city.  The Star Tribune reports on the case, one of the first actions by a city-run team investigating.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 24th, 2018

Restaurants need a new recipe for wages and menu prices

Restaurants are fighting a two-front war. They are trying to stop the Cuomo administration from raising tipped workers' base pay to the regular minimum wage and to overturn a city rule preventing... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 8th, 2018

WORLD BANK: Workers should ditch minimum wage to compete with robot labour

Getty Images The World Bank has suggested employers should be able to opt out of paying minimum wage, in a draft report released Friday. It .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2018

Trump is right to want to help workers hurt by trade. But he’s doing it wrong.

Displaced workers need targeted help. But they’d also benefit from unions, a higher minimum wage, and infrastructure spending. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 19th, 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

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

Initiative to give Disneyland workers a "living wage" qualifies for the ballot in Anaheim

Unions that represent workers at the Disneyland Reso.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 14th, 2018