The upside (and downside) of an automatic raise

Jan 10, 2019
Several states automatically increase their minimum wage based on inflation. But is it enough?
Fantasia Pettis, 25, works at a Subway franchise in Cleveland, where she makes Ohio’s minimum wage, $8.55 per hour. “It’s a struggle,” she said when asked if she's getting by.
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Asking for a raise is like pulling teeth

Jun 16, 2017
Some Americans actually prefer the latter.
Some American's would rather have a root canal than ask for a raise
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With more jobs, workers are finally getting a raise

Aug 5, 2016
Employers are having to pay more to attract and keep the workers they need.
The factory floor at Quadrant, a high end plastic processor in Reading, Pennsylvania.
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Moving past gender barriers to negotiate a raise

Mar 28, 2014
Discrimination persists in the workplace and can emerge when women act as their own advocates to seek a raise, experts say.

The price of happiness in the workplace

Mar 9, 2012
Commentator Teresa Amabile on the misconceived correlation between paychecks and joy.

8 ways to get what you want from your boss

Oct 1, 2010
This weekend on Marketplace Money, Alison Green of the blog Ask a Manager talks with host Tess Vigeland about how to ask for a raise, even in a r...