How do Chinese employees get paid for February when they didn't work?

Apr 1, 2020
Most people in China are just getting paid wages for February and by law, employees are supposed to receive their regular salaries even when their companies were shut because of the coronavirus. Did they?
Workers in Shanghai are back on the roads as the Chinese economy tries to gear up again.
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As two more states hike their minimum wage, what are the chances of a federal increase?

Nov 8, 2018
Arkansas and Missouri voted to raise their minimum wages on Tuesday. Is the federal government next?
Protesters rally against Labor nominee Andrew Puzder outside of a Hardee's restaurant on February 13, 2017 in St Louis, Missouri.
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Where will your paycheck go the furthest?

Aug 15, 2018
Indeed.com has crunched the numbers on salary and cost of living in 185 metro areas and come up with a list of cities where your salary will go the furthest. The list also indicates where economic and job opportunities will…
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How much are we earning almost a decade after the Great Recession?

May 23, 2018
A look at the state of wages for young college graduates and how wages break down by education level.
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What's keeping your CEO up at night

Feb 14, 2018
Companies are making the shift from customer satisfaction to employee satisfaction.
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Private sector wages and benefits are on the upswing, but economists caution celebrating

Jan 31, 2018
We are finally starting to see some signs that the tight labor market is pushing up wages. New numbers out today from the Department of Labor show wages and salaries in the private sector are up 2.8 percent from this…

What's the best way to find a job? We ask a manager

Sep 15, 2017
Tip: Hand delivering a resume is not OK.
How do you stand out from the crowd when you're applying for a job? Gimmicks don't work, Green says. A solid resume and compelling cover letter do.
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Low teacher salaries prompt Arizona schools to find creative recruiting tools

Nov 7, 2016
Finding and keeping good teachers is a challenge, especially in rural Arizona.
School administrators say it's now a teacher's market in Arizona. So for soon-to-be teachers like ASU student Kristen Fisher, the prospects of finding a teaching job are very good. 
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Massachusetts passes law to combat unequal pay

Aug 3, 2016
Employers will be barred from asking a simple question that can mean lower salaries for women and minorities.
The answer to a question about your past salary can mean lower pay.
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David Price and the economics of baseball inflation

Dec 2, 2015
Baseball teams have more money than ever, and that money chases a few players.