Minimum Wage

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Amazon Raises Minimum Wage

  On November 1, 2018, the retail giant Amazon voluntarily raised its minimum wage for US employees to $15 per hour. The wage increase applies to full time, part-time, seasonal, and temporary workers, including Whole Foods…

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Federal Minimum Wage: “a Terrible Idea”

    On Thursday, Nov 1 2018, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow was asked how the Trump administration would respond if democrats pushed for a $15 federal minimum wage. His response was emphatic: “My…


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OVERTIME RULE LISTENING SESSION – US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

  The US Department of Labor is updating the white collar “Overtime Rule”  and is listening to suggestions from interested parties. Meeting details: Wednesday, October 17, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (EDT ) Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue Northwest…


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$19 PER HOUR FOR NYC AIRPORTS

October 4, 2018   On Thursday, September 27, 2018, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey unanimously approved a minimum wage increase for airport workers, making this raise “the highest minimum wage target…




SUMMER 2016 MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES

Although most minimum wage changes for individual states and smaller municipalities (cities, townships, etc) are designated to change on January 1st, there are a few changes that go into effect later in the year. Here…