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If you employ at least one person, it is important that you keep up to date with PAYE changes that may affect you and your employees. 412 more words


Teens and Parents Should Hate Rising Minimum Wages

It seems simple; you raise minimum wages and low-skilled workers have more money to spend which increases their quality of life. You will hear politicians call on Americans to support a government-mandated increase in the minimum wage during every election and, sadly, many Americans believe it will be a good thing. 1,253 more words

Raising minimum wage across the Triad has ripple affect

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Greensboro is raising the minimum wage for city employees to $15 an hour. They originally passed this plan in 2015, but they’re speeding up their implementation plan to the next budget year instead of 2020. 480 more words


Living on Minimum Wage

A lot of the social push for higher minimum wages focuses on the need to provide a living wage or to lift workers out of poverty. 187 more words

Labor Economics

Affordable Housing - OPB's Think Out Loud

The National Low Income Housing Coalition just released its annual “Out of Reach” report, which shows there is no state in the country where a minimum wage worker can afford a two-bedroom apartment. 22 more words

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Deal Struck On Family Leave, Sales Tax, $15 Minimum Wage

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers swiftly approved a compromise bill Wednesday that could keep proposals on paid leave, the minimum wage and a reduction in the sales tax from going before voters on the November ballot. 740 more words


Think tank calculates first ever 'living wage' for Saint John

The Saint John Human Development Council and Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives have calculated what it believes to be a “living wage” for the port city. 341 more words