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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

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

Responding to regulatory and organic changes in the middle-market landscape

New York City’s middle-market firms face challenges and opportunities as they respond to an ever-tightening labor market as well as new minimum wage laws and regulations that are forcing firms to... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMar 19th, 2019

Jamie Dimon defends JPMorgan Chase’s $16.50-an-hour minimum wage, saying it’s not an ‘arms race’

Giant corporations have been under increasing pressure to raise their minimum wages amid a tight labor market, a push that is expected to intensify during the 2020 presidential campaign......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 12th, 2019

Jamie Dimon defends JPMorgan Chase’s $16.50-an-hour minimum wage, saying it’s not an ‘arms race’

Giant corporations have been under increasing pressure to raise their minimum wages amid a tight labor market, a push that is expected to intensify during the 2020 presidential campaign......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 12th, 2019

Jamie Dimon defends JPMorgan Chase’s $16.50 an hour minimum wage, says it’s not an ‘arms race’

Giant corporations have been under increasing pressure to raise their minimum wages amid a tight labor market, a push that is expected to intensify during the 2020 presidential campaign......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 12th, 2019

Maryland General Assembly passed these laws that may directly impact your business

There were many bills that didn't garner as much attention as the minimum wage but will have big impacts on businesses in Greater Baltimore and across Maryland......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 10th, 2019

Bank of America to raise minimum wage to $20 an hour by 2021

The company's announcement comes as Democratic lawmakers push legislation to raise the federal minimum wage from the current $7.25 to $15 per hour by 2024 amid a tight labor market......»»

Category: topSource: washpostApr 9th, 2019

Top House Republican Shreds Nadler For Bullying Barr; Wants Mueller To Testify "Immediately"

Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on the Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee, wrote a scathing letter to the panel's chairman, Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) accusing him of putting Attorney General Will.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeApr 8th, 2019

Target raises hourly minimum wage to $13, topping Walmart"s $11

Target raises minimum wage to $13 an hour in tight labor market.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 4th, 2019

Target raises hourly minimum wage to $13, further topping Walmart"s $11

Target Corp will raise its U.S. minimum wage to $13 an hour in June, from $12, increasing its payroll costs and putting new pressure on rival Walmart Inc to follow suit, given a labor market that is among the tightest in half a century......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019

In tight labor market, Target raises minimum wage to $13 an hour

Target raises minimum wage to $13 an hour in tight labor market.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 4th, 2019

Target raises minimum wage to $13 an hour in tight labor market

Target Corp will raise its U.S. minimum wage to $13 an hour in June, from $12 currently, increasing its payroll costs and putting new pressure on rival Walmart Inc to attract retail workers in a tight labor market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 4th, 2019

House committee passes bill to overhaul 401(k) rules

The proposal, known as the Secure Act, was backed by the top Democrat and Republican on the tax-writing Ways and Means committee......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

House committee passes bill to overhaul 401(k) rules

The proposal, known as the Secure Act, was backed by the top Democrat and Republican on the tax-writing Ways and Means committee......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 2nd, 2019

Pelosi says House won"t hold USMCA vote until Mexico changes labor laws

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday that the House won't consider the United Sta.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 2nd, 2019

Top House Democrat cites labor, enforcement concerns on new NAFTA

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday lawmakers could not take up the replacement for the North American Free Trade Agreement unless Mexico passes legislation protecting workers' rights......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 2nd, 2019

McDonald’s says it’s done lobbying against raising the minimum wage

The decision, hailed as a significant victory by workers and labor advocates, comes after 19 states raised their pay minimums at the start of the year. McDonald’s did not say whether it would raise its workers’ pay......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 27th, 2019

McDonald’s Decides to Stop Lobbying Against Minimum Wage Hikes

Labor organizers declare victory. McDonald’s will no longer lobby against minimum-wage hikes .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 27th, 2019

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