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Here"s what J.B. Pritzker"s election means for Illinois" taxes, minimum wage, health care and more

For the second election in a row, Illinois voters h.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneNov 9th, 2018

Illinois Doubles Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour

As if Illinois sky-high taxes, outsize cost of living and teetering public pension fund weren't enough reasons for people and business to flee the state (it suf.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 20th, 2019

Christiana Care ups its minimum wage to $15 per hour

Another health system in Greater Philadelphia announced Monday it is joining its peers in South Jersey and upping its minimum wage to $15 per hour. Wilmington, Del.-based Christiana Care Health System said the pay rate change – which puts the hospita.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 11th, 2018

Tax Guy: You may still be able to get a $3,450 deduction on 2018 taxes with a Health Savings Account

‘HSAs require taking more responsibility for your own health-care costs instead of relying on an employer or the government.’.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2019

Bill to raise Hawaii minimum wage to $15 by 2023 advances

The head of the local chapter of the small business lobbying organization NFIB said the state Legislature’s move to raise Hawaii's minimum wage to $15 by 2023 is coming at the wrong time. The Senate’s Ways and Means committee passed Senate Bi.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 27th, 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

Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the bill raising Illinois" mininum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. Will companies replace employees with machines?

If you’re the anti-social type, automation h.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 19th, 2019

You already can grab lunch without talking to a cashier. Will a higher minimum wage in Illinois prompt more automation?

If you’re the anti-social type, automation h.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 15th, 2019

Some Illinois home health care workers get just eight hours of training. Is that enough?

During the last three years of her life, Deanne Alexander’.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneFeb 14th, 2019

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

Illinois legislat.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 14th, 2019

Analysis: $15 minimum wage no windfall for Illinois workers

Nearly a quarter of workers in Illinois would see their pay almost double under a proposal nearing final approval in the Legislature, but inflation will take a huge bite by the time the state's minimum wage reaches $15 an hour in 2025......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsFeb 12th, 2019

Moody’s Warns Illinois Governor: New Taxes Will Make More Residents Flee

Authored by Ted Dabrowski and John Klingner via WirePoints.com, New Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker got a warning of sorts from Moody’s ahead of the governor’s first budget add.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 7th, 2019

These jobs will be the most in-demand in Texas through 2023

If you're about to start your career or switch to a new one, it pays to be in health care. That was one of the takeaways from a new study by CareerBuilder LLC, which reviewed more than 13 million Texas jobs at a variety of wage levels to determin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Main Line Health joins growing list of health systems raising minimum pay

Another Philadelphia-area health system has raised its minimum wage to $15 an hour. Main Line Health implemented the new minimum wage earlier this month for full-time, part-time and per diem employees.  The pay increase will benefit more than 1,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2019

19 states are raising their minimum wage. Progressives plan even more for 2020.

A big progressive push is underway for 2020 to raise the minimum wage to $15 in more states and expand Medicaid health coverage to more people......»»

Category: topSource: washpostJan 1st, 2019

Macron Announces Measures to Placate Protesters

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to boost the minimum wage and cut taxes on some pensioners in an attempt to placate “yellow vest” protesters who have mounted demonstrations against his pro-business agenda......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjDec 12th, 2018

Macron Pledges Tax Cuts, Minimum-Wage Boost to Placate Protesters

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to boost the minimum wage and cut taxes on some pensioners in an attempt to placate “yellow vest” protesters who have mounted demonstrations against his pro-business agenda......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 11th, 2018

Election aftermath: What’s next for health care?

As the dust begins to settle following one of the most hotly contested midterms in American history, many are now asking – what’s next for health care? The industry has been under the microscope for more than a decade. With Democrats now in co.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 28th, 2018

Commentary: The Midterms Were a Step Towards a Healthier U.S.

"Americans in this election voiced their desire not just for health care, but for health," writes Sandro Galea. This piece is part of an ongoing series by Boston University's Dr. Sandro Galea on the intricacies of health care and pu.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 19th, 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: fortuneNov 15th, 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