Minimum Wage

S.Korea's minimum wage hike disappoints workers, business

SEOUL - South Korea's business groups and the country's umbrella labor union expressed disappointment after the government said on Saturday it would …

Economy

Bengal set to finalise minimum wage for tea workers

Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) In a bid to fix minimum wages for tea workers in West Bengal, the state government is set to place a basic structure of it in …

India

Minimum wage hikes a poor way of lifting people out of poverty

When is a mandated pay raise not a real raise? Employees in 18 states and localities (including ten in California) are about to find out as local …

Income Inequality

Michigan minimum wage ballot initiative challenged in court

A movement to pay Michigan workers $12 an hour by 2022 and abolish the tipped wage has met a legal challenge.<p>The hospitality industry group Michigan …

News (U.S.)

Hilton Agrees to Settle Overtime, Minimum Wage Suit for $330K

Hilton’s timeshare and resort management arm asked a federal court to approve a settlement payout of $330,000 to a group of timeshare sales …

Law

Minimum wage hikes a poor step towards prosperity

California’s minimum wage continues its steady incline, despite economic evidence against the idea.The statewide minimum wage will hike to $15 by …

Income Inequality

DC City Council Ignores Voters, Considers Repeal Of Tipped Worker Minimum Wage Bill

3:02 PM 07/10/2018<p>Washington, D.C., city council members are angling to overturn Initiative 77, a District-wide referendum that would substantially …

Conservative View

Rwanda:Labour Law Passed Without Setting New Minimum Wage

Members of the Lower Chamber of Parliament on Monday enacted a new labour law that has left it to the Ministry of Labour to set up a minimum wage …

Great Britain

DC City Council appears set to reverse $15 minimum wage

DC City Council Chairman Phil Mendelson announced Monday that he along with several other council members would introduce a bill during Tuesday's …

City Politics

San Francisco's minimum wage is now $15 an hour — here's how that stacks up to other major cities

1/<p>Detroit — $9.25 an hour<p>AP<p><b>Minimum wage:</b> $9.25 an hour<p><b>Tipped wage:</b> $3.52 an hour<p><b>Upcoming increases:</b> Statewide annual indexing will begin in April …

Housing

Everything you need to know about the minimum wage bill before it comes into effect

The National Minimum Wage Bill was passed by the National Assembly at the end of May 2018. It will be passed through the National Council of …

Fight for $15

Gov. Wolf raises Pa. minimum wage for state employees to $12 per hour, $15 per hour by 2024

HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania’s state employees and contractors earning the minimum wage are getting a boost in their paychecks.<p>Starting this month, …

Income Inequality

D.C. Council to Consider Repealing Tipped Minimum Wage Referendum

Holding a bullhorn on the steps of the John A. Wilson Building on Monday, Ward 2 Councilmember <b>Jack Evans</b> told a crowd of anti-77 protestors that on …

Washington D.C.

22,000+ owed millions of pounds after being underpaid

<b>More than 22,000 workers who were illegally paid less than the National Living or Minimum Wage are to receive millions of pounds in backpayments, the</b> …

Personal Finance (UK)

State should follow Chicago's lead and raise the minimum wage

On July 1, the city of Chicago raised its local minimum wage to $12 an hour. The move is part of an incremental process the Chicago City Council …

City Politics

CHS History | Candidate Durkan CHS interview, Cal Anderson Pokestop, HALA plan released

Here are the top stories from this week in CHS history:2017 The mayor of Capitol Hill 2017: Jenny Durkan Q&A <br>Capitol Hill Community Post | Redhook …

Seattle

This week in the war on workers: Chicago minimum wage law doing well, but with a big loophole

A union’s power rests on how many workers will act together and how strong an action they will take.<p>Even dues-payers represent only potential power. …

Liberal View

Petition day arrives for ballot measures on casinos, minimum wage and term limits

Today's the deadline to submit <b>petitions to qualify initiated acts and constitutional amendments</b> for the ballot. On tap: casinos, minimum wage, term …

Ballot Measures

Zimbabwe:Mining Companies Exempted From Paying Wage Increment

Thirty mining companies have successfully applied to be exempted from paying the 2018 minimum wage increment amid viability concerns.The Chamber of …

Mining

Fin24.com | Give national minimum wage a chance - Treasury

National Treasury says the impact of the national minimum wage as it stands will be different from its initial calculations, and the policy should be …

Economics

D.C. Attorney General Sues Local Health Food Cafe For Wage Theft

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine’s office is suing Turning Natural Cafe and its owner, Jerri Evans, for failing to pay workers minimum wage, …

Washington D.C.

New Oregon laws as of July 1, 2018, affect your wallet: minimum wage, transit tax

The new laws affect everything from tax withholding to work schedules to distracted driving penalties.<p>MINIMUM WAGE<p>TRANSIT TAX

Distracted Driving

Minimum wage increases around Oregon

Minimum wage went up across Oregon on Monday.<p>The minimum wage is up 50 cents in Lane County, but the increase varies across the state.<p>KVAL News spoke …

Middle-class

Beijing’s Minimum Wage to Rise September 1

On June 29, Beijing’s Human Resources and Social Security Bureau announced that the city will increase its minimum wage, effective September 1, …

China

Basic income grant more morally just and effective than minimum wage

The debate around the implementation of a national minimum wage has heated up in recent weeks. The government originally planned to begin enforcing a …

Income Inequality

Minimum Wage Hikes and Paid Family Leave Coming Soon to Massachusetts

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has signed a sweeping bill that, over a period of five years, will:<p>Raise the minimum wage to $15 per …

Human Resources

Minimum wage workers just got a raise in two states, D.C., and 15 cities or counties

Minimum wage workers in two states, Washington, DC, and 15 cities and counties got a raise on Sunday. These state and local governments had passed …

Liberal View

Chicago’s Minimum Wage is Rising, But is it Enough to Live On?

Despite an increase this week to the city’s minimum wage, many Chicagoans still aren’t earning what some researchers call a “living wage.”<p>The …

Demographics

S.F. Now has the Highest Minimum Wage in the Country - July 2, 2018

On Sunday, July 1, minimum-wage employees in San Francisco got a little boost in the form of a $1 raise. It’s the last step in a multi-year plan to …

San Francisco

Ontario’s Minimum Wage Hike Has Been Disastrous, Especially for Disabled Workers

The move was predictably praised by union leaders and most of the general public as a compassionate policy that would help workers.<p>The Canadian …

Income Inequality