HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — In a stalemate with lawmakers over raising the minimum wage or requiring companies to have paid sick leave, Gov. Tom Wolf said Thursday he will impose those requirements on companies getting loans, grants or tax breaks from the state.
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Audelia Molina, a Mexican immigrant, was earning 10 cents for every garment she trimmed at a factory in Los Angeles, America’s clothing-assembly capital. Her wage was so meager that she started putting in 11-hour days to drive up production. When she asked for a raise, a supervisor denied her request, so she quit in July 2017 — and turned to a labor-rights attorney to help her file an unpaid-wage complaint with the California Labor Commissioner.
STOCKHOLM — A U.S.-based economist won the Nobel prize in economics Monday for pioneering research that transformed widely held ideas about th…
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge has blocked Arizona from collecting $1.1 million from the city of Flagstaff to compensate for its minimum wage that is higher than the state's rate, ruling that the state missed a deadline for the assessment and was stretching a law targeting higher voter-approved city wages to collect its indirect costs.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans City Council voted unanimously on Thursday to approve a $15-per-hour minimum wage for city workers, starting Jan. 1.
PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Phoenix on Monday was weighing whether the Legislature's decision to charge the city of Flagstaff $1.1 million this year because city voters raised its minimum wage is legal.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Federal contract workers at call centers in nine states, including Mississippi, won pay increases that bring the min…
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday approved what he termed a “nation-leading” law requiring the garment industry to pay workers by the hour instead of for each piece of clothing they produce.
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System is raising its minimum wage from $12 to $15 as businesses are raising the salaries of low-end w…
Gov. Ralph Northam rolled out a new plan on Friday to help small businesses and child care providers recruit workers with hiring bonuses, but …
Here's a look at how the minimum wage in your home state compares to the cost of living.
On May 1, thousands of workers across Virginia experienced something that had not been seen since 2009: a bump in their paychecks.
POWHATAN – Powhatan’s representatives in the General Assembly recently spoke to local business leaders about what was accomplished or failed t…
Some Virginians will be getting a pay raise, thanks to an increase to the state’s mandatory hourly minimum wage.
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After a minimum wage hike was nixed, a deal on jobless benefits was the latest sticking point in a push for a COVID-19 relief bill. Here's the latest.