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What's in a $12 minimum wage?

Apr 24, 2015
A proposal is expected next week to increase the federal minimum wage to $12.
Posted In: minimum wage, labor groups, Congress
Many members of working families use aid programs such as Medicaid to supplement their paychecks.

Most aid to families goes to working families

Apr 13, 2015
A majority of Americans who use certain aid programs are from working families.
Posted In: medical costs, minimum wage, subsidies
A McDonald's employee prepares an order at a McDonald's restaurant in San Francisco, California

McDonald's to boost wages for 90,000 workers

Apr 1, 2015
Average hourly wages will rise to $9.90 for 1,500 locations the company runs directly.
Posted In: McDonald's, minimum wage, Walmart

Restaurant raises prices and pay, and ends tipping

Apr 1, 2015
As Seattle's minimum wage starts a gradual rise, Ivar's takes a radical path.
Posted In: Seattle, minimum wage, McDonald's
TJX, the parent company of Marshalls, looks to increase their base pay to $10 an hour by 2016.

TJMaxx and Marshalls set to increase minimum wage

Feb 25, 2015
Call it "The Wal-Mart Effect."
Posted In: minimum wage, Walmart, TJ Maxx
A raise in wages incur costs to Walmart shareholders.

Wal-Mart's wage increase isn't only for good PR

Feb 19, 2015
Higher wages means rising costs. How will shareholders react to this new paradigm?
Posted In: Walmart, shareholders, minimum wage, pay
Wal-Mart announced it will increase wages to $10 an hour by this time next year.

Employees take on the Wal-Mart wage increase

Feb 19, 2015
Wal-Mart announced a mass raise today to some 500,000 employees.
Posted In: Walmart, minimum wage, employees
President Barack Obama speaks in Washington, D.C. about a failed procedural vote on a bill to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

The accidental origin of the $15 minimum-wage movement

Jan 30, 2015
Push to unionize workers in tiny town outside Seattle ignites a national cause.
Posted In: minimum wage, local economy, local government
Fast food and health care workers, and their supporters, march on Dec. 4 in Los Angeles to demand the minimum wage be increased to $15 per hour.

The leap not taken: Wage growth

Jan 23, 2015
Why haven't wage growth caught up to job growth?
Posted In: minimum wage, wage growth, wage stagnation, Taxes, Wealth and Poverty
Mark Bertolini, CEO of Aetna.

Aetna raises its minimum wage.... Who's next?

Jan 13, 2015
Don't expect other companies to quickly follow Aetna on the wage front. The move is strategic.
Posted In: Aetna, minimum wage, health insurance, labor market

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