5 results for tag: Wages


Pete Buttigieg focusing on health care and wages affecting minority communities

By 16 News Now February 28, 2020 Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is back on the campaign trail in South Carolina, highlighting the need to address underlying issues that affect health and wages in minority communities. Buttigieg has been absent from the stump while taking part in fundraising events in Florida and Washington, D.C. Health care was the focus of a round-table in Greenville with local African American leaders. Buttigieg said, "Just the basics of wages. What could be worse for your health than poverty? And raising the minimum wage for example, extending access to union rights, to categories that have been historically ...

Target raised wages. Then it cut workers’ hours and doubled their workload

By Micheal Sainato February 27, 2020 Adam Ryan, 31, has worked at Target in Christiansburg, Virginia, for three years. He works additional jobs whenever he’s able to, but is regularly scheduled only 20 hours per week at Target, despite having open availability. “I have to live with my family because I can’t afford rent on my own. I don’t have health insurance. I’ve had a rotting tooth in my mouth for years that I haven’t been able to receive treatment. I’ve applied for Medicaid in Virginia and every time I’m told I make too much money, and Target has told me I don’t qualify for their benefits because I don’t get enough ...

For Ohio Workers, Pay Stubs are Optional

By Jim Michaels Feb. 24, 2020 COLUMBUS, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC and Ohio News Connection) – Getting paid on Friday? Roughly half of all employees in the United States are paid on Fridays, but some don’t get a pay stub to go along with their pay. Ohio is one of nine states that doesn’t require employers to provide a pay statement to employees, which Michael Shields, a researcher for Policy Matters Ohio, said creates a lack of transparency. “If workers aren’t getting a pay stub, it makes it really easy for, one, mistakes to happen in pay,” he said, “and two, we know that there are a number of employers in Ohio who are actually ...

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 in this Peninsula city will finally receive a higher minimum wage

It will result in a 36 percent pay increase for some employees By Maggie Angst | mangst@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News GroupPUBLISHED: September 13, 2019 at 10:37 am | UPDATED: September 13, 2019 at 10:53 am After lagging behind its neighbors, many workers in Menlo Park will start receiving heftier paychecks in January. Menlo Park City Council has decided to enact a $15 minimum wage for any employee working more than two hours a week starting Jan. 1, 2020. The new ordinance will result in a 36 percent pay increase for minimum-wage employees working at companies with fewer than 26 employees and a 25 percent increase for those in larger ...