Minimum wage hike could boost Economy, research show

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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. Raising the minimum wage can help our economy recover while helping the millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet in low-wage jobs. Be our Friend.

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Labor Relations Round-up for April 2014

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Disney offers $10 an hour wage to union employees in Florida negotiations. Numerous media outlets are reporting that Disney has offered to increase wages for new hires to $10 over the next tow years, up from the current starting rate of $8.03

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Who’s On the Dirty Dozen List of Employers?

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They use moderators who are paid low wages and are responsible for removing content from the network such as pornography, images of suicide, murders, and more. Integra Health Management is a company with locations in Tampa, Florida and Owings Mills, Maryland.

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Adecco’s CEO for a Month Internship

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Top reasons for the skills gap include gaps in wage expectations (46%) and new/shifting technologies (41%). Five finalists will be flown to Adecco Group North America office in Jacksonville, Florida for a boot camp for three days.

How to Survive in the New Job Market

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Minimum wage employers can find themselves with a workforce that disappears in an instant if Costco opens a superstore nearby. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the five top states for new job creation in 2017 were: California, Texas, Florida, New York and Georgia.

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DOL Provides $27 Million to Help Workers Displaced by Oil Spill

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The states are Alabama, Florida, Louisiana and Mississippi. The funds are being granted to workforce agencies in the four states experiencing economic hardship as a result of wage decline and job loss in the shrimping, fishing, hospitality and tourism industries.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State

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Workers compensation is defined as a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee’s right to sue his or her employer for the tort of negligence.

Employment Law, Labor Unions & Social Media

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This campaign was inexpensive to create, achieved a fairly level of viral spread, and has been credited with helping to bring the strike to an en on favorable terms for the union. (No wage reduction, three year wage freeze). Labor unions are using social media in new ways every day.

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Seven Short Q&A’s on Saturday

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The new Pennsylvania law’s provisions are a little complicated: The law imposes an offset on unemployment benefits that is calculated by subtracting 40 percent of the “average annual wage” under the Unemployment Compensation Law from the total severance amount.

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HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

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There are some 1,500 employees who may qualify to be part of the Class, the wage and hour class action lawsuit states. Ah yes. The time honored tradition of the management trainee position. You know it, you love it. You recognize the value.

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“Sales compensation plans: are there limits on when and how they can be changed?”

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Miami, Florida. I can see that you have written in from Florida, but I don’t know what kind of sales you engage in, so I can’t look up the answer for you. To find that out, I suggest you review the website of the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, or call them in Tallahassee at (850) 245-7105. .

“Can I be fired for having a sick child?”

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Racquel Orlando, Florida Answer: Dear Racquel: First, I would like to express my hope that your son is doing better, and that his illness will go into remission soon, if it has not already done so. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

2010 141

What Industry and Where You Live Helps in Finding a Job!

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In Florida, for example, a surprise rebound from a deep housing slump has helped pare the state’s jobless rate to 7.7 They’re also investing in high-tech equipment to boost productivity and to further drive down costs to better compete with low-wage overseas manufacturers.

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Working and Living in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Workology

Richard Florida’s “creative class,” those engaged in innovation, design, and creative production, whether it be in the arts or sciences, are the least likely to be affected by the Fourth Industrial Revolution – because their jobs can’t be automated.

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Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Question 1: I was fired in my last job in Florida. I get paid hourly; would I ask for an increase in hourly wage, or yearly total? As to the second part of your question, if you are paid hourly, then if you are going to ask for a raise, it should be in your hourly wage. .

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How To Pick The Right Career (Part 1)

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percent of Recruiters were self-employed Between 2008 and 2018, there will be about 112,300 job openings for Recruiters In 2008, the average annual wages for a Recruiter was $45,470.00

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Top Careers of the Future

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Occupations with the fastest growth Occupations Percent change Number of new jobs (in thousands) Wages (May 2008 median) Education/training category Biomedical engineers 72 11.6 $ 77,400 Bachelor’s degree Network systems and data communications analysts 53 155.8

2010 254

Top 10 Jobs that will (most likely and least likely) Be Outsourced

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Case in point, she did a report on “ The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the US Labor Market &# that said (among other things) that “Employment growth is ‘polarizing’ into relatively high-skill, high-wage jobs and low-skill, low-wage jobs.&#

2010 244

Five Myths and Realities Behind Temporary Work

Resume Bear

That was an incredible wage for a 20-something-student 30 years ago.

2010 243

Top 10 Jobs that will (most likely and least likely) Be Outsourced

Resume Bear

Case in point, she did a report on “ The Polarization of Job Opportunities in the US Labor Market &# that said (among other things) that “Employment growth is ‘polarizing’ into relatively high-skill, high-wage jobs and low-skill, low-wage jobs.&#

2010 238

my company held a retreat in a Zika zone — and is charging people who didn’t go for their plane tickets

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A reader writes: My company recently had their retreat in Miami, Florida. I asked employment lawyer Donna Ballman , author of the excellent Stand Up For Yourself Without Getting Fired and who also happens to practice in Florida, to weigh in here. There could also be some Fair Labor Standards Act issues with making the women repay if the repayment takes them below minimum wage. Since I live in South Florida, I definitely understand Zika panic.

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Five Myths and Realities Behind Temporary Work | Resumebear Online.

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That was an incredible wage for a 20-something-student 30 years ago.

2010 225

“Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion.

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Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O. Blog » “Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion, and refuse to promote them if they don’t relocate?” “Can Can an employer require employees to relocate for a promotion, and refuse to promote them if they don’t relocate?”

2010 130

COMIC – The Resume Bear Gets a Job Lead

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For some people who had high paying positions, it may be worth their while to stay on unemployment instead of working part time at minimum wage.

2010 166

“Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

Orlando, Florida Answer: J.P.M., Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O. Blog » “Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?” “Can Can my employer change its attendance policy any way it wants to?”

2010 141

“How do I ask a new employer for an equity stake?”

Sklover Working Wisdom

West Palm Beach, Florida. Another reason it is not common for a prospective employee to ask for an equity stake in a prospective employer from “day one” is that having an equity stake may make the employee liable for many different company obligations, including unpaid taxes, uninsured legal claims, and unpaid wages, even when the employer is set up as a corporation or limited liability company. Question: I’m an accomplished salesman looking for a new company in my industry.

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So What are You waiting for -

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Doug can be reached at his Destin Florida Search Consulting firm, the Douglas Howard Group, 850.424.6933Call Doug today at 850.424.6933 or email him at trainer@recruiterelearning.com , he will take you to your highest billing goals. » Prevailing Wages for H-1B Workers The Government says to all employers of H-1B workers:“Show Me the Money!”Recently, Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Be our Friend.

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Employment Class Actions Survive Despite Wal-Mart Ruling

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But some employment class-action lawsuits, particularly those involving disputes over overtime and other wage-and-hour claims, are surviving and have even been strengthened by the ruling, as judges have issued opinions arguing the Wal-Mart decision does not apply to a given case. On June 29, a federal judge in Florida denied Starbucks Corp.’s Wage & Hour FAQ] Q. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap.

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company won’t reveal how much they’ll pay me, early morning client work when I’m several hours behind, and more

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I work in Florida. Federal law only stops employers from making these sorts of deductions if doing so would bring your pay under minimum wage for that pay period. Unfortunately, Florida isn’t one of them. Florida has no state law on deductions, meaning that employers can generally charge you for mistakes as long as it doesn’t reduce your pay below minimum wage. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go….

2017 59

“Could I get in trouble for 'going public' about a threat to.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Am I culpable in any way if I “go public” with this information? Name Withheld Bradenton, Florida Answer: This is a very important question, and one that requires a rather complicated answer. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

2010 130

Seven Short Q & A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Becky, as of January, 2008, Maryland law was clarified to provide that unused vacation time is a “wage” and must be paid to a departing employee, regardless of the employer’s policy on the subject.

2012 141

Looking for The Closer for your dispute

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Early last month, the University of Florida made Urban Meyer the SECs highest paid coach, with a contract valued at $24 Million USD over 4 years. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Don’t Blame Discrimination for Gender Wage Gap. Be our Friend. Keyword Search HCX for your Favorite Author / Content. Local. Blogs. About HireCentrix. Advertise. Contact Us. My Profile. Share Your Experience. Submit an Article. Login / Register. Support Us. HCX Jobs. Search.

2011 43

tiny answer Tuesday: 7 short answers to 7 short questions

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If you have a written agreement that clearly spells out when they’ll pay the commission and under what circumstances, and those circumstances have been met, you probably have a wage claim. I am an hourly employee in Florida, at a large company with 500-700 employees. This post was set to automatically publish since I may or may not have power right now, due to the storm. How’s that for preparation though?).

Prove Your Performance in 2010 | ResumeToReferral.com

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First, during the real estate and technology booms, wages were bid up in a free-for-all which left small businesses struggling to compete. The state of Florida is a great example and a great disgrace.

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feeling guilty about leaving law-breaking boss, asking for a far-off raise, and more

Ask A Manager

Any one of these complaints — breaking the law by paying you as an independent contractor when you meet the legal test for an employee, paying less than the rate you agreed to, paying you less than minimum wage, and/or dismissing harassment concerns — would be reason to leave on its own. It’s seven short answers to seven short questions. Here we go…. My boss is breaking laws and promises but I feel guilty about leaving.

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