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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
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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
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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
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McDonald's advice to the hungry

Nov 19, 2013
A bit of advice on the McDonald's website.
Posted In: wages, fast food
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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
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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
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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
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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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Could immigration reform suppress wages for U.S. workers?

Jan 28, 2013
Some economists predict immigration reform will have little effect on wages -- and might even bring higher pay.
Posted In: Immigration, labor, wages
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Obama adviser: Jobs report shows continued progress

Jan 4, 2013
Alan Krueger, chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, weighs in on the government's December jobs report
Posted In: jobs report, Unemployment, wages

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