Why Minimum Wage Is A Women’s Issue

Career Realism

You might’ve already heard about President Obama’s proposal to raise the minimum wage to $9 per hour in an effort to tie in earnings with the cost of living – something several Americans have been struggling with, especially women. Why is the minimum wage a women’s issue? Bureau of Labor statistics, which illustrated the fact that 64 percent of minimum wage workers were women. million adult women (age 20 or older) who only earn the minimum wage.

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The Top Four States to Start a Nursing Career

Ms. Career Girl

Here are four states that have the best combination of wages, job growth, and overall appeal for nurses. The Golden State comes in at number one on the list for its high wages, strong growth projection, and attractions. Starting Wage: $24.59/hr. Hawaii. Hawaii has sandy beaches, beautiful weather, and is consistently ranked in the number 1 or 2 spots as the happiest state in the Union. Starting Wage: $21.39/hr. Starting Wages: $25.12/hr.

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Workers Compensation Bureau and Resources by State


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. Hawaii – State of Hawaii Disability Compensation Division. Workers Compensation Definition.

MEMO TO: New College Grads

Ms. Career Girl

Representative from Hawaii and Army veteran who went on several deployments to the Mideast. Teachers make a reasonable wage and their careers bring job satisfaction every day. SUBJECT: Work responsibly. It’s that time of year when college seniors are looking forward to receiving their diplomas after four or more years of time consuming and costly schooling.

I don’t want to hear about my coworkers’ pricey lifestyles

Ask a Manager

The savings I brought with me were almost exhausted, so I took it even though the hourly rate is barely more than the minimum wage in this expensive city. For Thanksgiving, the person I share an office with was going to Hawaii with her friends and asked me about my plans. It’s the Thursday “ask the readers” question. We had a question about money earlier this week and I thought it would be interesting to tackle one coming at money from a different angle.

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How An Obvious Idea Guaranteed A Student’s Success

Career Realism

You have an increasingly competitive job market, which leads to more educated people taking low-wage jobs to survive and dealing with the stress of paying back students loans on a measly income. I met a millionaire at a conference in Hawaii, who ran a business in a field I’m passionate about. A friend’s Dad once told me there’s no clear formula to guarantee success these days. It used to be that you could go to school, get a degree, and get a well paying job.

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How to Fight Unemployment Insurance Benefit Hearings


By 1937, every state in the Union and the then-territories of Alaska and Hawaii had enacted their own unemployment insurance programs. At least some wages must have been earned in Washington, unless you recently left the military and are currently located in Washington state. For a list of unemployment benefit amount by state and other UI resources, click here. . Unemployment numbers are at some their lowest rates since pre-recession levels.

mother bought me plane tickets without asking me if I could get.

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Reply Seattle Writer Girl February 28, 2011 at 2:57 pm A co-worker of mine totally pulled a stunt like this–just up and scheduled a week long vacation to Hawaii because his wife had booked the tickets without asking him. Reply Origonal Poster February 28, 2011 at 3:07 pm Hi all, I appreciate your comments and as much as I would like to up and quit (as I do hate the job) it pays more than minimun wage and in these times it’s hard to find work anywhere at all.

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