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Ikea’s Voluntary Pay Raise Experiment Deemed a Success

This photo taken Wednesday, June 3, 2015, shows an IKEA store in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

June 25, 2015– In March of 2015 this forum reported that regardless of the contentious minimum wage battles that have been plaguing the City, State, and Federal governments this year that some major corporate employers were voluntarily implementing […]

Los Angeles Becomes Largest City to Enact $15 Wage Law

“Los Angeles – Feb 9, 2014: View Of Hollywood Boulevard In Sunset” by David Castillo Dominici

June 11, 2015-While the nation debates the issue and large companies promise some movement on their minimum wage floor, the City of Los Angeles has acted, and acted swiftly. Wednesday night, by an overwhelming majority, the City Council […]

McDonald’s Workers Stage Protests In Spite of Voluntary Pay Increases

The center of the wage controversy

May 7, 2015– Earlier this year McDonald’s Corporation announced it would be voluntarily raising its base pay to $9.90 an hour. This figure exceeds the current Federal and State minimum wage requirements. While the fast food giant’s compensation also exceeds the base pay for numbers of large employers […]

How Raising the Minimum Wage Can Impact Workers

April 23, 2015-2015 has been marked by political and media debate over the relative benefits and pitfalls of significant raises in the current minimum wage law. While politicians on the Federal and state level propose and debate legislation on this important topic many major corporate employers have begun to undertake voluntary increases, ranging from negligible […]

Mixed News For Employees As 2nd Fiscal Quarter Begins

Photo by David Castillo Dominici.Image ID: 100157605

April 9, 2015-U.S. workers, as they attempt to understand what is happening in the American job market, are being confused by mixed economic signals which, simultaneously, forecast an economic expansion and economic slow down. For many workers these mixed economic signals have made financial planning for their […]

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