All posts tagged "minimum wage"
Venezuela Hikes Minimum Wage 30 Percent Amid Economic Crunch
CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela’s president is ordering a 30 percent increase in the minimum wage, the latest move by the socialist government to grapple with high inflation and economic stagnation. The boost announced Saturday night by President...
- Posted May 1, 2016
US Virgin Islands Prepares for Minimum Wage Increase
U.S. territory's minimum wage to increase to $8.35 an hour effective June 21
- Posted April 21, 2016
California, New York Enact US-Highest $15 Minimum Wages
California' $15 minimum wage to be phased in by 2022; New York's increase tied to economic indicators
- Posted April 4, 2016
California, New York Poised to Raise Minimum Wage to $15
California bill will gradually raise it by 2022
- Posted April 1, 2016
Deal Reached to Take California Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour
Would Make for Largest Statewide Minimum in US
- Posted March 27, 2016
GOP Member Proposes to Eliminate Federal Minimum Wage in Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN — As Congress continues to evaluate options to address Puerto Rico’s fiscal and economic crisis, a Republican representative introduced last week legislation that would allow the commonwealth to opt out of federal minimum wage requirements....
- Posted March 1, 2016
Analysis: Obama in Campaign form in Final State of the Union
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama opened his State of the Union speech saying he’d keep it short, in what must have seemed music to the ears of some in the chamber antsy to get to Iowa to...
- Posted January 13, 2016
Obama’s State of Union Proposals often hit Wall in Congress
WASHINGTON – “Dead. Real Dead.” That was the verdict by then-House Speaker John Boehner on President Barack Obama’s proposal to impose higher dividend and capital gains taxes on the wealthy. But it could just have easily applied...
- Posted January 11, 2016