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Los Angeles Approves $15 Minimum Wage

Los Angeles Approves $15 Minimum Wage Increase by 2020

The LA City Council voted on 19th May to increase the minimum wage in America’s second largest city to $15 by 2020....

May 20 2015, 6:30am CDT

McDonald’s will raise Pay for US Employees on 1st July

McDonald’s will raise Pay for US Employees on 1st July

McDonald's also joins the raising pay trend and the company is planning to raise pay for of 90,000 US employees starting o...

Apr 2 2015, 4:12am CDT

Glassdoor Releases Annual Report of The 25 Best Jobs in 2015

Glassdoor: 25 Best Jobs in US for 2015

Glassdoor just released its annual report identifying 25 specific best jobs ideal for the year 2015 based upon its unique Job S...

Jan 29 2015, 12:31am CST

Motherhood penalties widens pay gaps between men and women

Motherhood penalty widens pay gaps between men and women; Peggy Young looks to change wage discrimination

The motherhood penalty has remained the same for over 40 years, but now the International Labor Organization provides proof wor...

Dec 7 2014, 4:39pm CST

IKEA Promises 17 Percent Wage Increase By End of 2015.

IKEA Promises 17 Percent Wage Increase By End of 2015.

Swedish-based IKEA offers a minimum of $3.51 increase in wages for all retail outlets and distribution centers by the end of 20...

Jun 27 2014, 5:42am CDT

Retirement Planning: Tips for Selecting the Right Retirement Plan

Retirement Planning: Tips for Selecting the Right Retirement Plan

Retirement planning is not that easy. But it is a necessity for those who prefer to live large well into their years of ripenes...

May 16 2014, 4:52am CDT

Minimum Wage Hike Shunted by Republicans

Minimum Wage Hike Shunted by Republicans

The minimum wage hike plans of President Obama and several Democrats have been shunted by Republican Party members. Their objec...

May 1 2014, 11:42am CDT

Retirement Plans that get translated into Reality

Retirement Plans: How to Choose a Retirement Plan?

When a middle aged couple makes retirement plans, they want to make sure that they get translated into reality. That is exactly...

Apr 21 2014, 5:45am CDT

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda

Michigan Minimum Wage Increase is a Part of Obama’s Agenda

The minimum wage increase in Michigan and several other states is a part of President Obama’s agenda. And despite the forestall...

Apr 3 2014, 8:03am CDT

Gap Hourly Wage Rate Increased to $9

Gap Hourly Wage Rate Increased

The economy of the United States needs a boost. And is there a better way of fomenting this monetary ferment then by increasing...

Feb 20 2014, 9:30am CST

The Most Popular Employee Perks Of 2014

The Most Popular Employee Perks Of 2014

During a trip to California last fall, I stopped in to visit a friend of mine who works at Dropbox.  He zipped over to the...

Feb 19 2014, 6:31pm CST

Tech Industry: Where Lay-offs is a Permanent Feature

Tech Industry: Where Lay-offs is a Permanent Feature

While much of the focus in the current news cycle seems to be on celebrity top executives and the minutia of selecting and...

Feb 6 2014, 8:40am CST

Higher Minimum Wages Means More Independent Contractors

Higher Minimum Wages Means More Independent Contractors

Did President Obama just make independent contractor v. employee issues bigger? Arguably, yes. His State of the Union...

Jan 29 2014, 2:22am CST

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro t...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am CST

I4U news

What 2013 Teaches Employers For 2014 & Beyond

By Gene Connors and Amanda Haverstick 2013 left employees as the overall victors on the employment law battlefield, by arming t...

Jan 9 2014, 5:06pm CST

Minimum Wage Hike will be Increased in 2016

Minimum Wage Hike Increased by WCC

The Washington City Council (WCC) will increase the minimum wage hike to $11.50 on an hourly basis in the year 2016. This decis...

Dec 24 2013, 5:03am CST

I4U news

New York's 5 Gifts For Employers In 2014: What State And City Employers Need To Know Heading Into The New Year

Mark Goldstein contributed to the content of this post. 2013, a hectic year for labor and employment practitioners in New York,...

Dec 23 2013, 9:56am CST

Jobs With Justice: New Campaigns Take Aim At Low Wages, Working Poor, Falling Middle Class

Jobs With Justice: New Campaigns Take Aim At Low Wages, Working Poor, Falling Middle Class

The organized labor movement is changing, reflecting two large-scale trends. On the one hand, union membership – once 35 percen...

Dec 23 2013, 9:16am CST

I4U news

Paul Krugman's Excellent Point About Uber's Surge Pricing

Paul Krugman is using Uber’s surge pricing as an example, as something to bolster a core part of the Keynesian economic model....

Dec 22 2013, 9:11am CST

Should Social Security Benefits Be More Generous?

Should Social Security Benefits Be More Generous?

Senators Sherrod Brown (D.-Ohio) and Patrick J. Toomey (R.-Pa.) just held the first of a series of hearings asking experts how...

Dec 20 2013, 1:47pm CST

$11.50 Minimum Wage Approved

$11.50 Minimum Wage Approved by Washington's City Council

Washington's city council has approved to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11.50 an hour on Tuesday. This raise in th...

Dec 18 2013, 6:21am CST