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Unequal Pay and Unequal Opportunities: New Data On the Gender Wage Gap


A new study by Payscale adds depth to the gender wage gap discussion. They peg the current controlled wage gap at 2.7%

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3 Ways To Avoid A Minimum Wage Job After College

Career Realism

Here are three ways you can avoid a minimum wage job after college: 1. Job Search minimum wage job recent graduates underemployment

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Men’s Height and Women’s Weight Impact Wages


But in all cases, shorter men and fatter women experience, on average, wage and advancement discrimination. Now researchers at Exeter University have shown a clear connection between wages and height for men, and wages and BMI for women. Men’s wages dropped $2125 US with every 2.5 It’s complicated.)

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What Will Wage Growth Look Like in 2016?


Wage growth is a thornier subject than it first appears. Since the 2008 crash wage growth has been slow in America. ” Another 2.5%

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Why the New York Times Endorsed a $0 Minimum Wage (and You Should Too)

Evil HR Lady

The minimum wage is almost always a matter of controversy. Right now, people are pushing for a $15 per hour minimum wage.

Staff Development, Benefits & Compensation for Low-Wage Workers


Those who work in low-wage jobs are often left out of the conversation. Why Low-Wage Workers Matter. of American workers are in low-wage jobs. 1 The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) states that in 2013, nearly two-thirds of workers in jobs that pay federal minimum wage or less are in the service industry. 31 March 2015.

Low Wages: 13 College Majors To Avoid Like The Plague

Career Realism

Employers needed an educated workforce, and many of them didn’t care what degree you had, just as long as you had one. Not anymore.

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Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show


Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show. New Economic Research Backs Overwhelming Public Support for Minimum Wage Increases to Help Rebuild Economy. An increase in the minimum wage could help bolster the sluggish economic recovery, according to two new, groundbreaking studies. Be our Friend. Local. Blogs. Advertise.

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Disability Employment Statistics: How Is Your State Doing?


Are you curious where your home state lands in the disability employment conversation? The Disability Employment Gap. employed.

I don’t want a minimum wage job

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I’m job-searching, and many people have suggested I get a minimum wage job. because I don’t want to work for minimum wage. I know the benefits of working a minimum wage job (any pay is better than nothing, it keeps me busy, etc.). I don’t look down on people who work minimum wage either.

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It’s Tougher at the Bottom: Why All Students Should Work Minimum Wage (at Least Once)

Corn on the Job

I’m not sure why, but entry level and minimum wage jobs seem to have more difficult and unpredictable interviewing techniques. Hands down.

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How to Ask for a Pay Rise: 10 Steps

Catherines Career Corner

Need a pay increase and wondering how to ask for a pay rise at work? These are 10 steps for you to explore. For most employees, asking for a pay rise is a nerve-wracking experience. In general, asking your manager for more money is often a stressful and awkward experience. Companies cultural values aside, regrettably, for inexperienced [.]

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“Vacation and Vacation Pay – 50 Frequently Asked Questions”

Sklover Working Wisdom

LESSON TO LEARN : As it is with every other aspect of the employment relation, it pays to know “the rules” of your workplace related to vacation rights and vacation pay, so that you don’t unknowingly violate them, but instead follow them, and make sure others follow them, as well, to your best advantage. . owed you by former employer?

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The U.S. has waged a war on jobs


has waged a war on jobs. Im not an economist, labor or otherwise, but simple observation suggests one significant contributor to the nations job crisis -- for a long time, maybe even decades, we have been waging war on jobs and those who hold them. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Be our Friend. Local. Blogs.

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What Did the UK Employment Landscape in 2013 Look Like? [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Undercover Recruiter

In 2013, what did the UK’s employment landscape look like? What Did the UK Employment Landscape in 2013 Look Like? in 2014.

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Ensuring Employers Are Properly Paying You

Ms. Career Girl

The post Ensuring Employers Are Properly Paying You appeared first on Ms. And the base overtime pay is 1 and 1/2 of their normal wage.

Employers: Avoiding Age Discrimination In The Workplace

Career Realism

For instance, you could have a wage schedule that indicates when employees qualify for raises and how much they can be or a range.

What Is a Work Perk Worth?


And that can be both good or bad – how the balance of wages and perks plays out for employers and employees depends so much on context.

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Is Employment Branding Bullshit?


You may have noticed a recurring theme this week on Bonus Track. It’s part of life. I am one of those crazies who loves to work. I beg to differ.

He Got FIRED! Posting His Resume on LinkedIn, while Employed.

Resume Bear

On his return to work he was handed a list of disciplinary charges and told he could be sacked, Reading Employment Tribunal heard.

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6 Ways to Advance Gender Equality in the C-Suite


Google has empowered its leaders to offer tours of duty (limited employment tenures) to the most promising hires. What to do?

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Friday Five: Job Growth and Inflation in 2016


Each month since coming to write for B4J, I combed through the Jobs Friday responses, searching for deep analysis of the employment data and screening out market speculation. is concerned about “an inflationary spiral between wages and prices, pushed ahead by rising inflation expectations.” On the other hand, R.A.,

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The Trouble with Off-the-Clock Work


Off-the-clock work is a big problem for employers. Failure to do so could result in you paying back wages as well as penalties.

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The Most Messed Up Chart You'll Ever See Related to Wage Increase History in America.

HR Capitalist

This chart shows the percent change year over year of wages for hourly and non-supervisory employees. You want to see some #@**? Unrelated?

Company Branding: The McDonald’s Vs. Disney Effect #WorkplaceWednesday

The Undercover Recruiter

Employer Company Culture Employee employer brand marketing minimum wageTo quote Will Ferrell from Zoolander; branding is so hot right now. Well maybe he didn’t say that exactly, but it’s close enough. It still doesn’t take away from the fact that branding is a hot topic currently. View Article.

New 2012-2022 BLS Employment Projections: What Career Counselors Need to Know

Career Key

If you are short on time, read the Introduction and the Occupational Employment section (the PDF versions are easier to read). The U.S.

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Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue? million adult women (age 20 or older) who only earn the minimum wage. Phillip N. to $8.25

“Can I be forced to repay commissions I never received?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question : Can my employer take commissions away from me that were paid to another sales representative prior to me even working for the company? This is the situation: my employer is clearing up old debts, and writing them off before the end of the year. Overtime, Commissions and Unpaid Wages Q & A Repayment Obligations

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Back to School: Employment Law Blog Carnival


Are we, as human resources practitioners, up to speed with employment law? California employment law getting you down? Michael G.

Friday Five: Election 2016, Entrepreneurs and Verizon’s Yahoo Purchase


This is your Friday Five: Why Even Donald Trump Wants to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage. Presidential hopeful Donald Trump said Wednesday that he “would like to raise the minimum wage to $10/hour.” HR diversity in tech election 2016 entrepreneurs minimum wage mobile advertising wage inequality women in tech Yahoo

Employment References in Retail


And sometimes is very cut and dry – especially if the applicant blatantly falsifies their salary or employment history. Good Story!

The “Survival Clause” in Employment Agreements – Ignore It, and It Can “Kill” You

Sklover Working Wisdom

To retain their six key employees – including David – each was offered the security of a written employment agreement that guaranteed very attractive benefits, significant bonuses, grants of ownership interests in any new company, and a “success payment” if a sale of the company took place. Cavett Robert. Louis, Missouri. What happened?

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Closing the Gap: Massachusetts Bans Screening Candidates Based on Salary


The law forbids employers from: Screening applicants based on previous or current salary. HR equal pay gender pay gap gender wage gap

“Employer’s Sole Discretion” in Contracts, Handbooks and Compensation Plans: Six Strong Arguments to Defeat It

Sklover Working Wisdom

Most of the companies his employer sought to acquire were family-owned, and in recent years struggling to survive in a more consolidated, competitive and complex world of music publishing. Is it possible that one party to the employment relation can be solely and absolutely in charge of determining the outcome of issues between them?

Careers Advice: Why Won't my Employer Help Further my Career?

Position Ignition

Your employer, however, doesn't really seem to care. You do things for the company and it pays you for it. At Work Issues Careers Advice

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Seasonal Employment Is a Staple for Some Workers


Seasonal employment is a staple for many workers in beautiful landscapes. Employers have a huge challenge in this area.

Ep 85 – What Employers Need to Know About the FLSA Changes


Employers must begin following the new changes starting on December 1, 2016. Episode 85: What Employers Need to Know About the FLSA Changes with Casey Sipe ( @CLSEMPLOYERLAW ). They can’t answer emails or work from home unless the employer wants to pay overtime. The feedback the Department received helped shape the Final Rule.

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Employment Law, Labor Unions & Social Media


Michael is currently employed as a labor relations strategist for a fortune 100 company based in Florida. Blogs for union organizing.

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New Promising Self-Employment Careers List by Holland Personality Type

Career Key

If you're trying to decide whether self-employment is right for you, try our article, " Getting Started with Self-Employment Careers."

Women in Iceland Left Work Early to Protest the Pay Gap


The protest was big […] HR gender wage gap Iceland news pay gap protests— Salka Sól Eyfeld (@salkadelasol) October 24, 2016.