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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

Update: UPS, Brotherhood of Teamsters reach "handshake agreement" that includes pay increases

UPS has reached a "handshake agreement" for a five-year deal with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, which would raise the minimum wage for part-time workers from $10 to $13 beginning Aug. 1 and to $15.50 by Aug. 1, 2022. USA Today rep.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2018

The Minimum Wage Doesn"t Do What You Think It Does

Authored by Jordan Setayesh via The Mises Institute, The assumption that the minimum wage helps low-wage workers permeates public discourse on the topic. One of the most curious political phenomenon is how the idea o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 30th, 2018

Disneyland to pay its California workers $15 an hour

Disneyland has agreed to raise the minimum wage for employees at its California theme park to $15 an hour......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJul 27th, 2018

Disneyland workers OK contract that raises minimum wage to $15

Unions representing nearly 10,000 workers at the Disneyland Resort ended a months-long labor dispute by voting Thursday in favor of a three-year.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 27th, 2018

Disney Is Giving Some Theme Park Workers a $15 Minimum Wage After Months of Union Pressure

Following negotiations between Disney and four of the par.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 27th, 2018

Disneyland Resort workers approve contract that raises the minimum hourly wage to $15 by next year

Unions representing nearly 10,000 workers a.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 27th, 2018

Latest minimum wage hike comes as some employers launch bidding wars for scarce workers

Karen Quintana is keenly aware of how hard it is for.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJul 1st, 2018

Capitol Report: Starbucks closures and D.C. restaurant minimum-wage hike are two sides of same coin

On the same day Starbucks said it would close 150 U.S. stores, voters in Washington, D.C. approved a ballot measure to raise the minimum wage for restaurant workers to $15. The two decisions are not unrelated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 20th, 2018

Washington, D.C., Votes to Boost Wages for Waiters, Bartenders

Voters in Washington, D.C., cleared the way for the city to more than quadruple the minimum wage for tipped workers to $15 an hour by 2025......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 20th, 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