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California's $15 Minimum Wage Is Going To Be Painful

Of course, part of the basic intention of the rise in the minimum wage to $15 an hour in California is that it should be painful. Those plutocrats should be forced to disgorge all that they’ve made by exploiting the working man all these years and such pain is just wonderful. However, that’s not …

Economics

What life is like on $7.25 per hour

Early Sunday morning, Jewel Walker gets home from her full-time job as a wheelchair assistant at this city's airport and sets her alarm clock for 6 a.m.<p>It is still dark when she wakes, and the exhausted 19-year-old does not stop for breakfast. To make her 8 a.m. shift at her second job as a Burger …

Airports

The National Living Wage Will Increase Unemployment By Raising Productivity

Bloomberg has an interesting little survey of economists on what they think the effects of the new national living wage will be in my native UK. They say that productivity will rise as will unemployment. To which the slight correction we should apply is that productivity will rise as a result of …

Economics

It's Not All About the Money: Rewarding Your Employees | The HR Gazette

It’s Not All About the Money: Rewarding Your Employees<p>Posted By Oliver Shiel<p>British singer Jessie J probably doesn’t aspire to be a HCM thought …

Can Paying People to Quit Actually Drive Better Employee Engagement?

What do you do with an “adequate” employee — the type of person who puts in just enough effort to get the job done, but is clearly only in it for the …