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The cost of fast food meals calculated in worker wages

May 15, 2014
The push for raising fast food worker wages has gone global.
Posted In: income, fast food, McDonald's, unions, wages
Activists protest low wages

Wages are flat now, but maybe not for long

May 2, 2014
What will it take to get wages a-risin’?
Posted In: wages, Unemployment

The best and worst states on closing the gender pay gap

Apr 7, 2014
Wyoming has the biggest gap in pay between women and men
Posted In: employment, gender, wages, pay

A raise in minimum wage

Mar 21, 2014
What the minimum wage means for individuals and small businesses
Posted In: minimum wage, labor, wages, salary, employment

Explainer: Why can't we cap CEO pay?

Jan 15, 2014
Switzerland recently toyed with the idea of capping CEO pay at 12 times the amount of the lowest-paid worker.
Posted In: ceo pay, wages

McDonald's advice to the hungry

Nov 19, 2013
A bit of advice on the McDonald's website.
Posted In: wages, fast food

Food drive at Walmart: For Walmart employees

Nov 18, 2013
A Walmart in Canton, Ohio, is hosting a food drive for its own employees.
Posted In: Walmart, food drive, wages

8 surprising facts about domestic workers and in-home care

Sep 24, 2013
Why you should care about the business and economics of home care and domestic workers.
Posted In: domestic workers, domestic workers bill of rights, UIF, wages

Retail earnings disappoint on slow economic recovery

Aug 15, 2013
Diane Swonk, chief economist with Mesirow Financial, discusses the latest retail earnings.
Posted In: Walmart, Retail, employment, wages

Would raising wages lead to more or fewer jobs?

May 3, 2013
Economists don't agree on whether higher wages boost the economy, or discourage employers from hiring.
Posted In: Jobs, jobs report, employment, Unemployment, wages

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