2 results for tag: North Carolina

States, Employees Examine Wages

By Vending Market Watch February 17, 2020 Pushes for pay increases continue as more and more states have considered legislation to raise their minimum wages, including Vermont, Ohio, Virginia, North Carolina and Rhode Island, to varying results. Ranstad US released a report last month detailing American workers' perception of their wages of the Randstad 2020 U.S. Compensation Insights survey. About 1,200 employed adults participate in the survey, which Dynata conducted in August and September 2019 on behalf of Randstad. Read More

Workers, advocates push lawmakers to increase minimum wage to $15 in North Carolina

By WWay News February 14, 2020 A coalition of labor groups, advocates and business and faith leaders will call for a $15 minimum wage at a public hearing Thursday in downtown Raleigh. Packed inside the auxiliary room at First Baptist Church in downtown Raleigh they chanted, “Put 15 on our check, we want we said!” This was a congregation of minimum wage workers from across the Triangle — Not praying but demanding state leaders boost salaries of its lowest-paid private-sector jobs. Read More