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Denver"s minimum-wage hike signed into law; Colorado initiative clears House

Two efforts that could lead to higher minimum wages took big steps this week. On Friday, Denver Mayor Michael Hancock signed an ordinance that will raise the floor wage for both city workers and city contractors to $15 per hour. The move will give pa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Maryland Senate passes bill to raise minimum wage to $15

The Maryland Senate passed its version of a bill to raise the statewide minimum wage to $15 per hour, advancing the measure closer to final approval. The bill now goes back to the House, which can either accept the Senate's changes from the version .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 14th, 2019

Maryland House approves minimum wage bill

The Maryland House of Delegates has approved a bill that would gradually increase the state's minimum wage to $15 by 2025, sending the measure onto the Senate. The bill, which passed 96-44 largely along party lines, advanced out of Economic Matters C.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 1st, 2019

The biggest winners of a minimum wage hike might not be who you think

Most potential beneficiaries are in their peak earning years......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2019

The biggest winners of a minimum wage hike might not be who you think

Most potential beneficiaries are in their peak earning years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 28th, 2019

Maryland minimum wage bill moves forward with major changes

The House Economic Matters Committee advanced a bill that would raise Maryland's minimum wage to $15, while extending the amount of time it will take for the wage to ramp up and ensuring it will not be tied to inflation in the future. In a 17-7 vo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 26th, 2019

Colorado Democrats bring back twice-killed bill to allow cities, counties to raise minimum wage

The bill failed before Democrats took full control of the Capitol in the November election......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 25th, 2019

Illinois set to hike minimum wage to $15, highest in Midwest

Illinois legislat.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 14th, 2019

New Jersey becomes 4th state to increase minimum wage to $15

New Jersey became the latest state on Monday to boost its hourly minimum wage to $15 after Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a measure phasing in the higher rate over five years......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 5th, 2019

New Jersey ups minimum wage

New Jersey has joined a growing list of states that have increased their higher minimum wage. The Garden State boosted its hourly minimum wage to $15 after Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law a measure phasing in the higher rate over five yea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 4th, 2019

Amazon gets "record" number of job applications after minimum wage hike

Amazon jobs are in demand, thanks to its minimum wage hike......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 31st, 2019

Lawmakers push bill to boost minimum wage to $15 an hour

House Democrats are set to introduce legislation that would more than double the current federal baseline pay.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 16th, 2019

Survey suggests restaurants will cut jobs to offset minimum-wage hike

The minimum-wage increase that took effect 10 days ago might be a win for laborers—but restaurant workers could suffer, an industry survey indicates.The New York City Hospitality Alliance, a trade... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJan 10th, 2019

Minimum-wage workers in 19 states get a pay boost

Minimum-wage workers in 19 states started 2019 with a pay boost, and analysts say the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives is likely to take a look at raising the federal minimum this year as well.  Wages increased to amounts ranging from.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 7th, 2019

New state minimum wage hike takes effect

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the minimum wage increase in New York State t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJan 2nd, 2019

Arizona"s minimum wage hike proves anything but "job killer"

Job numbers show that the higher minimum wage hasn't been a drag on the business sector, as some had feared......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 1st, 2019

Socialism Can Kill You, But It Won"t Bury You

Authored by Daniel Greenfield via Sultan Khish blog, Venezuela, a failing socialist state, has gifted its people with the sixth minimum wage hike in one year. The 150% increase last week won’t help too much because.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 28th, 2018

Taxation and High Minimum Wage Killing Australia

Taxation and High Minimum Wage Killing Australia Australia’s economic growth stalled in the third-quarter of the year with consumer spending running out of steam as house prices fell further, o.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsDec 4th, 2018

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

The house that Dollar General built: Inside the Turner family’s Colorado estate, which could be yours for $12.9M

All those dollar stores really add up. The founding family of Goodlettsville-based Dollar General Corp. is selling a Colorado estate that combines entertainment and business for $12.9 million. It's located in Parker, Colorado, just southeast of Denver.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 11th, 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