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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

Why it’s better to give restaurant workers the minimum wage (than argue over tips)

A new analysis finds Washington, D.C. and other cities may benefit from eliminating tips......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 12th, 2018

Walt Disney World Workers Reach Deal for $15 Minimum Wage by 2021 - New York Times

New York TimesWalt Disney World Workers Reach Deal for $15 Minimum Wage by 2021New York TimesUnion workers demonstrating in March in front of a Disney hotel in Orlando, Fla. Members will vote on the new contract, which stipulates gradual .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsAug 25th, 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

Bernie Sanders Dangles a New Incentive to Get Walmart to Pay $15 Minimum Wage: Stock Buybacks

He wants Walmart to take care of workers before it rewards shareholders. U.S. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune1 hr. 2 min. ago

Denver mayor "exploring" minimum wage increase to $15 per hour for city workers

Republicans in the state Senate earlier this year shot down efforts to allow cities to raise the minimum wage above the state level......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 13th, 2018

What a Democrat-controlled House means for labor laws and minimum wage

Here’s how the midterm elections will affect workers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2018

Seattle Study’s Shocking Conclusion: Minimum Wage Increases Benefits Workers

What Minimum-Wage Foes Got Wrong About Seattle An initial study said the increase to $15 would cost workers jobs and hours. That didn’t happen. Bloomberg, October 24, 2018     The dire warnings about minimum-wage increases keep proving to.....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 31st, 2018

Will a national $15 minimum wage really benefit workers?

New data indicates that Seattle workers with higher minimum wages are coming out ahead. But that doesn't tell the whole story......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 26th, 2018

BBRG: What Minimum-Wage Foes Got Wrong About Seattle

What Minimum-Wage Foes Got Wrong About Seattle An initial study said the increase to $15 would cost workers jobs and hours. That didn’t happen. Bloomberg, October 24, 2018 .....»»

Category: blogSource: TheBigPictureOct 24th, 2018

Disgruntled Amazon Workers About To Be Replaced By Fleet Of Robots

Amazon, which announced a $15 minimum wage bump for 250,000 employees last week, is developing a fleet of "picking" robots to staff its warehouses, known as fulfillment centers, according to The .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 11th, 2018

After backlash, Amazon to boost pay for longtime workers

Amazon, facing a backlash from longtime warehouse workers who say its $15 hourly minimum wage wouldn't benefit them, will now provide a bigger raise. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 10th, 2018

Amazon's $15 minimum wage doesn't end debate over whether it's creating good jobs - Washington Post

Washington PostAmazon's $15 minimum wage doesn't end debate over whether it's creating good jobsWashington PostMURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Almost no workers clapped this week at th.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 6th, 2018

Amazon workers split as company raises minimum wage - STLtoday.com

STLtoday.comAmazon workers split as company raises minimum wageSTLtoday.comMURFREESBORO, Tenn. • Almost no workers clapped this week at the all-hands me.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 6th, 2018

Amazon workers split as company raises minimum wage - Duluth News Tribune

Duluth News TribuneAmazon workers split as company raises minimum wageDuluth News TribuneMURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Almost no workers clapped this week at.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsOct 6th, 2018

Amazon’s $15 minimum wage doesn’t end debate over whether it’s creating good jobs

Nearly every one of the 18 past and present warehouse workers interviewed say they take Advil after work or soak or rub their feet at night, and many refer to workers who have been there for a few months as “Amazombies.”.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 6th, 2018

Amazon cuts some pay incentives as it raises minimum wage

Amazon warehouse workers will lose monthly bonuses and stock option awards as part of the pay system change......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 5th, 2018

Sanders Calls for $15 Wage at McDonald’s, but Can the Company Maintain Profits?

Senator Bernie Sanders wants McDonald's to raise its minimum wage. That would benefit workers but also could trigger some negative consequences for them......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstOct 5th, 2018

Amazon"s $15 an hour a win? Not so, some veteran workers say

Amazon's announcement that it would raise its hourly minimum wage to $15 has been seen as a win for workers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 4th, 2018

Amazon drops monthly bonuses, stock grants after minimum-wage hike

Amazon.com Inc. will raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour, but it will come at the expense of monthly bonuses and stock awards for hourly workers so the company can help pay for those raises......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 3rd, 2018