Salaries & Wages

Thousands of minimum wage workers to receive £2,000,000 compensation

<b>Thousands of low paid workers are set to receive back pay after an investigation found that employers had been paying them below minimum wage.</b><p>About …

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British wage mystery has non-British explanation

LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Britain’s wage mystery is deepening. The unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest in more than four decades, yet wage growth is still tepid. There are some homegrown reasons why pay is not rising faster as joblessness falls, but at least one explanation is …

Brexit

U.K. Unemployment Falls to 4.4%, Wages Top Estimates

U.K. unemployment fell to 4.4 percent in the second quarter, the lowest level since 1975. Wage growth topped analysts' estimates at 2.1 percent, but …

Economy

Wages remain at record low 1.9 per cent

Wages growth remains at a record low 1.9 per cent, and with only a gradual improvement expected in the coming months economists are forecasting no …

Economy

RANKED: The 11 highest paying internships

LONDON – Summer internships can be a great way to earn money and kickstart your career.<p>Many of the big corporates run summer internships that last between six and 12 weeks, and most of them pay a decent wage.<p>If you're looking to get into a more creative industry, however, competition might be just …

Business

The Wage Paradox Explained

One mystery of this economic expansion is that wage growth has remained slow even as the labor market has finally tightened. One widely cited culprit is historically low productivity growth. But a new analysis from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco adds a more optimistic, albeit …

Economy

Your 10-second guide to today's Australian wage price index

Australia's June quarter wage price index (WPI) is about to be released, a report that looks at the change in hourly pay rates for Australian workers.

Economy

French wage growth softens in second quarter

Wage growth in the French economy softened in the three months to June, as the eurozone’s second largest member state recorded another rise in …

Economy

Computer science tops Indeed’s list of popular college majors and graduate job salaries

Does picking a college major guarantee a certain salary after graduation?<p>Not necessarily. But jobs site Indeed just released a study that analyzed …

Computer Science

Minimum wage hike would kill thousands of jobs in liberal DC suburb, study finds

A new study commissioned by a Washington, D.C., suburb could send a warning shot to local governments taking up the ‘Fight for $15’ – predicting a proposed minimum wage hike would cost thousands of jobs and millions of dollars in lost income.<p>The study was conducted to assess the impact of a …

Social Justice

It looks like wage growth in Australia has finally turned the corner

Photo: Robert Cianflone/ Getty Images.<p>There are few more depressing charts in Australian than the one below, especially if you work the private …

Economy

Dublin outside world’s top 20 destinations for start-up companies

Dublin ranks 23rd of 85 locations, with low rating for income tax and safety<p>about 15 hours ago<p>Dublin ranks outside the world’s top 20 destinations …

Cities

Starting salaries boosted by Brexit exodus

The report from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) suggested now might be a good time to consider moving jobs.<p>These starting salary …

UK News

After crippling Mumbai, BEST employees call off strike

Mumbaikars faced a tough time commuting on Monday morning, as BEST workers went on a strike to protest against the untimely disbursement of salaries. …

India

Don't even bother trying to save money if you're making a classic negotiation mistake

I'm reading a thread on Reddit on how far people go to save a few pennies.<p>Did you know people cook lasagna in their dishwasher right along with the dirty dishes, so they don't have to use the oven? (And yes, I found out it actually works.)<p>Ofer H. Azar, an economist at Ben-Gurion University in …

Employment

Thinking Of Saving Only When You Earn More? Here’s Why It Will Never Happen.

<i>“I’ll just save more when I earn more”.</i><p>Many people think that it is easier to save more when you start earning more. Although that might be true, …

Retirement

Editorial

Determining a fair minimum wage can be viewed as a matter of economic policy or as an issue of social justice.<p>Whatever your perspective, the $7.70 …

Minimum Wage

Staff salaries may not be paid as broke SAA teeters

Most read<p>1.<p>Chaos deepens at Eskom as suspended bosses ...<p>Companies / Energy<p>2.<p>Why KPMG’s Gupta woes are not over<p>Companies / Financial …

Financial Services

Minimum wage hikes ‘sad to see’: Cineplex CEO

Cineplex CEO Ellis Jacob isn’t happy about the minimum wage changes coming to Ontario and Alberta.<p>“It’s sad to see what’s happening, because at the …

Business (Canada)

11th phase of wage protection program covers over 481,000

Saudi Gazette report<p><b>RIYADH</b> — As many as 481,097 employees working for 7,021 establishments each with a workforce ranging between 60-79 will be …

Private Sector

The economic case for a higher minimum wage: Editorial

The arguments against the $15 minimum wage don’t hold up — and the choice between social and economic ends is a false one.

Canadian News

The towns and cities where property prices are rising faster than salaries - and the top spot might surprise you

House prices in the popular commuter town of Luton have outpaced salary growth in the area by almost 10% in the past year, according to new …

Real Estate

20 Cities You Want to Move to for Work This Year

Moving for a job used to be a huge decision. Between finding a new house, figuring out your commute, and deciphering the new television stations, …

Real Estate

ITV Will Not Publish Stars' Salaries

The Chairman of ITV has said the broadcaster will never follow the BBC's lead and publish how much its top stars earn, <i>The Guardian</i> reports.<p>Read the …

Advertising Industry

Eight years after the last wage hike, Americans need a raise to $15 an hour

Imagine you’re a single parent trying to provide for your family on the minimum wage. Even though you work full-time, you take home just $1,257 a …

make ends meet

How to Answer Interview Questions About Salary History

Sometimes during an interview, the subject of salary history comes up. It’s a good idea to be prepared to discuss salary during any interview, and to …

Employment

Agent's Take: Cap-adjusted salaries reveal the NFL's real highest-paid players

Derek Carr is the NFL's new salary king, but Aaron Rodgers' deal was more valuable in 2013<p>When I was a sports agent, it was my responsibility to conduct practically all of the contract research and negotiation preparation for clients with the sports management firm I worked for, regardless of …

NFL

Minimum wage hike alarmists are wrong

Now that New York, California and more than 15 cities are phasing their minimum wages up to $15 an hour, new and conflicting studies out of Seattle — …

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China Faces Lack of Wage Growth

China is facing a puzzling problem. When you look at the labor market, you have plenty of jobs, but a slowdown in wage growth. Bloomberg's Malcolm …

Business

Report: $15 minimum wage bill would benefit 20.7 million workers in 21 states

Democrats’ proposal to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024 would provide raises for 20.7 million workers in 21 states where the minimum …

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