The influx of refugees into upstate New York has helped revitalize previously-suffering communities. As the New York Times reports, “[t]he impact has been both low-budget and high-tech”: refugees have provided local businesses with inexpensive, willing labor; foreign-born students have enrolled — paying tuition and fees — at upstate schools; and street-level entrepreneurs have opened new shops. 377 more words
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AB175 would require raising wages by at least $1.25 each year until the wage is $15.00 or more unless the employer offers medical insurance then the wage is $14.00 or more. 89 more words
SB196 mandates that an employer must offer paid sick leave at the rate of 48 hours per year.
It is not appropriate for government to tell a business owner how to run their business. 76 more words
About 29,000 Iowa workers have already seen pay raises because the supervisors in Johnson and Linn counties enacted a local minimum wage, held at a mere $7.25 statewide for over nine years. 622 more words
HARRISBURG, Pa. — A proposal to raise Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $12 is attached to Governor Tom Wolf’s $32.3 billion budget plan. It also expects to be one of the more challenging tasks in getting Republican opponents to sign off. 419 more words
SB106 will force a wage increase of $0.75 each year for 5 years or until the minimum wage paid by the employer is $12.00 per hour or more, if the employer does not provide healthcare. 167 more words