Latest Minimum wage law Stories

2012-08-31 23:01:51

New York Employment Lawyer Marc Rapaport called upon Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to disavow the Republican Party's longstanding opposition to the enforcement and expansion

2011-05-23 10:30:00

Not sure if your employer is paying you correctly for that split weekend shift?

2009-07-24 10:54:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the minimum wage in Pennsylvania will rise from $7.15 to $7.25 an hour, as current federal law increases the wage for the third and final time."More than 100,000 Pennsylvania workers will likely benefit from this small but important boost in the minimum wage," said Mark Price, Ph.D., Labor Economist for the Keystone Research Center.

2009-07-17 11:36:00

Thirty-Eight States Report Job Losses; National Unemployment at 25-Year High and Teen Summer Job Climate Worst in 60 YearsWASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Employment Policies Institute (EPI) draws the attention of policy makers to the impending federal minimum wage increase as they 'Countdown to Job Loss' in D.C.

2008-07-28 15:00:44

By Tesa Culli, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 28--CHICAGO -- A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Help at Home, Inc., alleging the company has failed to pay employees the new minimum wage which went into effect on July 1.

2008-07-24 15:00:03

By David Ball and Amy Moore, The Port Arthur News, Texas Jul. 24--PORT ARTHUR -- The restaurant just opened Tuesday, but already the owners of the new Sonic Drive-in in Port Arthur are having to increase employees' wages. Thursday the U.S.

2008-07-24 12:00:03

A 70 cents per hour jump in the U.S. minimum wage Thursday keeps the national hourly rate lower than many state laws mandate, a policy group said.

2006-08-31 18:12:08

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The California Assembly on Thursday approved a bill to boost the minimum wage to $8 an hour, the highest level in the nation, and sent it to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's desk for signing.

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