4 results for tag: wage increase


What to know in New Orleans this week (March 3): Women’s Day workers.. voting info… coronavirus risk … and more

By Gambit Weekly March 2, 2020 Coinciding with International Women’s Day, New Orleans activists will host a march Sunday, March 8, to demand higher wages and better conditions for the city's women, trans and non-binary workers. This will be the second annual International Working Women's Day march in New Orleans. Organized by the New Orleans Peoples Assembly, the march will start at 1 p.m. at Congo Square and end with a rally at City Hall. The New Orleans Hospitality Workers Alliance also will participate. Organizer Angela Kinlaw said 20 speakers will discuss topics including health care, education, worker safety, reproductive rights, ...

Nicaragua – Increase in minimum wage for 2020

By Mario Novoa and Edgard Torres February 12, 2020 On February 6, 2020, Nicaraguan Ministry of Labor issued the Ministerial Agreement number ALTB-01-02-2020, which establishes that as of March 1, 2020, a new adjustment of 2.63% will be applied to the minimum wage applicable in Nicaragua. The National Minimum Wage Commission, formed by the Government of Nicaragua, the union sector, and the private-sector business agreed that said adjustment will apply to all workers in the public and private sector of Nicaragua, establishing that in cases where the salary needs to be stipulated based on production or performance standards, the units of measures ...

Survey shows Floridians still backing proposed minimum wage increase

By Ryan Nicol February 12, 2020 A new survey from St. Pete Polls shows a proposal to raise the state’s minimum wage would pass in November, with support narrowly exceeding the required 60% threshold. The poll was conducted among 2,293 registered voters from Feb. 10 to Feb. 11. Respondents were asked, “Would you support a state Constitutional Amendment that would raise the minimum wage to 10 dollars per hour with one dollar increases for each of the next five years?” That prompted 62.5% of respondents to say “Yes.” Nearly 30% opposed the proposal. The remaining 8% were unsure. The political committee Florida for a Fair Wage is ...

RTWPB pegs Bohol minimum wage at P356

January 7th 2020 From P338, the Regional Tripartite Wages Productivity Board (RTWPB) approved the implementation of P18 wage increase to peg the minimum wage for private sector workers and employees other than in Tagbilaran to P356.00. For Tagbilaran City, which falls under the RTWPB Class B, from P338, the board has approved the P28 increase to nail the minimum wage to P366. The RTWPB, invoking Republic Act 6727, however, said household or domestic workers, persons in personal service of another, and workers of establishments registered under the Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBE) with valid Certificates of Authority are not covered ...