4 Big Ideas to Look Smart: The $15 Minimum Wage

HR Capitalist

If you watch Fox News or MSNBC, I already know how you feel about the prospect of the $15 an hour minimum wage: - Fox News Viewers - It's Jobs or CPI armagedon! MSNBC libs - This is a living wage, people. Have a take on the topic of the $15 minimum wage.

Wage 101

UW Study On $15 Minimum Wage Bad News For Liberals.

HR Capitalist

If there's anything that will get a healthy dinner conversation going (or get people fighting), it's the idea of the $15 minimum wage. A better wage for core entry-level workers is hard to argue against as a reasonable person.

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Don't Stop Doing What You Love

Life@work

But if youre beating your head against the wall because you cant figure out how to make a living wage taking photographs or acting or walking dogs or helping the homeless or playing Scrabble or whatever it is you love to do, take heart.

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5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

Millennials who have graduated from universities since 2012 are facing long-term unemployment, an average of $29,400 in student loan debt and stagnant wages. Seattle. and Seattle, except with better weather.

Labor Relations Round-up #FastFoodStrike

Workology

Fast-Food workers on strike, under arrest in protest for higher wages. Activists claim that their movement is growing and it is only a matter of time until they win, pointing to minimum wage increases in Seattle and other cities as proof.

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The CEO Who Raised the Minimum Salary to 70K Is Alleged to Have Waterboarded His Wife, Among Other Things.

HR Capitalist

Here's a quick reset from my post back in August : Mr. Price, 31, announced he was setting a new minimum salary of $70,000 at his Seattle credit card processing firm, Gravity Payments , and slashing his own million-dollar pay package to do it.

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Rebooting Your Career – Help Wanted on IT Help Desks

Corn on the Job

Job stability no longer feels as stable; wages aren’t as sustainable as they once were and opportunities for advancement are few and far between. are experiencing a surge in IT jobs, including Austin, Raleigh, San Jose, Seattle and San Francisco. Picking a career can be tricky.

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Attempts to Make the “Gig” Economy Work Fall Short

Workology

Seattle is the first city in the U.S. to establish a framework for contract drivers to organize and to bargain for agreements on issues such as pay and working conditions” according to an article in the Seattle Times. A livable wage.

The Time The CEO Raised the Minimum Salary to 70K and Found Out This People Thing is Kind of Complex.

HR Capitalist

More from the New York Times : "Three months ago, Mr. Price, 31, announced he was setting a new minimum salary of $70,000 at his Seattle credit card processing firm, Gravity Payments , and slashing his own million-dollar pay package to do it. This post is about unintended consequences.

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Friday Feedback

Sklover Working Wisdom

Norman Pursuant Legal Consultants Seattle, Washington Dear Allen, Thanks for the positive feedback. Coming from one of Seattle’s top legal recruiters, it is especially gratifying. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

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Will Amazon Go Kill Jobs? Oh, Probably

Workology

Amazon Go, currently being tested in one Seattle area grocery store and only available to Amazon employees, works like this: shoppers tap their phones at a designated checkpoint upon entering the story, fill up their baskets, and then tap it again when they leave.

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Changing to Your Dream Job? Be Patient.

Life@work

Can you make a living wage as a horticulturist? Can you make a living wage as a horticulturist? Press Room Dream Big Coaching Services selected "top career coach" by Seattle Metropolitan magazine!

2008 130

NLRB Case Against Boeing Puts Obama on Defensive, Proves Power of Appointed Seats.

HR Capitalist

asserted that on numerous occasions Boeing officials had communicated an unlawful motive for transferring the production line, including an interview with The Seattle Times in which a Boeing executive said, “The overriding factor was not the business climate.

“If a firm was representing me in my case against my employer and.

Sklover Working Wisdom

Was the firm that represented me in a “conflict of interest” in my case? John Seattle, Washington Answer: John, what you describe is the very definition of a conflict of interest. Overtime, Commissions, Unpaid Wages O.

2010 130

S.F. weighs protecting ex-cons seeking homes, jobs

HireCentrix

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was I fired or laid off, buying alcohol on a lunch break, and more

Ask A Manager

It’s also a great time to be a developer in Seattle, so I don’t expect that it will be all that difficult to find a new one relatively quick, and I’ll probably make more money too. Last, you can file a wage claim with the state here. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. My manager has been really accommodating about my medical issues, and I feel guilty about resigning.

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There's More To Your Career Than Passion

Corn on the Job

In fact one friend has been with the same Seattle city agency since she left college, and she is well past their retirement age and still there @CASUDI Reply 2 Rich DeMatteo March 18, 2010 at 8:58 pm Hey Casudi – thanks for the comment!

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short answer Saturday: another job search edition — Ask a Manager

Ask A Manager

And if it’s not, they can reclassify you as an employee and require the employer to pay back wages for all the work you did. I would assume there is more leeway for popular relocation destinations like NYC or Seattle but her statement made sense to me.

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My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

Is this your first time here? About this blog | About my company, Brazen Careerist | Penelopes guide to starting a blog My miscarriage — on CNN, ABC and AOL Posted to: Women October 1st, 2009 Del.icio.us Digg Reddit StumbleUpon Tweet This Facebook I don't usually post clips of myself when I go on TV. But I'm posting this one, where I talk about trying to get an abortion in Wisconsin and end up with a miscarriage at work instead.

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do I have to be perfect to get a job?

Ask A Manager

A friend with an MS in Marine Biology was lucky to get a job driving a bus in Seattle — he is doing well as a top manager now. Why performance reviews deserve a better rap former boss is waging campaign of harassment against me accepted a job; do I need to notify other places I applied?

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

Ask A Manager

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.

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