Tag: Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage: Boost up to $15.50 coming soon to some

Minimum Wage: Boost up to $15.50 coming soon to some

Millions of workers are set to see an increase to their minimum wage earnings, earning a new hourly wage of $15.50 per hour. Governor Gavin Newsom of California shared that the minimum wage for workers across the state would increase to $15.50 ... MORE
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Minimum Wage: Target boosts as high as $24 for some

Target has decided to pay their employees more, and some positions are starting out with a minimum wage as high as $24 per hour. The minimum wage was bumped across the company to $15 per hour in 2020, which will remain in ... MORE
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Benefit increases worth $1,657 and $251 in 2022

Thanks to the Social Security COLA increase of 5.9%, Americans will see checks worth $1,657 and $251 every month. This is the largest increase since 1982, but the cost of goods and services has only risen since it was announced. Average Social ... MORE
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21 states and 35 cities raise minimum wage for 2022

2022 is the start of a new hourly wage for millions of Americans across the country. Starting Jan. 1, 2022, 21 states and 35 cities raised their minimum wage to accommodate their workforce. A report released by the National Employment Law Project ... MORE
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Major financial changes for 2022 are here

2022 has started, and with that comes a number of financial changes that may have a direct impact on many people’s lives. Social Security is increasing as well as minimum wage, but there are numerous other changes happening as well. As the ... MORE
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11 major changes for money happening in 2022; Social Security, Medicare, and student loans all impacted

Every year as Americans get ready to welcome the new year, they prepare to welcoming financial changes as well. This year is no different than any other year, aside from the pandemic and the financial issues it’s caused. Regardless, 2022 is coming ... MORE
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20 states are increasing minimum wage in 2022, will you make more money?

President Joe Biden had promised to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour when he ran for president, which he hasn’t done. Despite this, many states are increasing their pay anyway as inflation continues. The federal minimum wage has been ... MORE
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Federal minimum wage of $26 per hour proposed by top economist

A federal minimum wage of $26 per hour was discussed by Dean Baker, Senior Economist at the Center for Economic and Policy Research in a recent blog post. The argument for a $26 federal minimum wage relies on the ascertain that this ... MORE
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Affordable rent, homeownership out of reach for minimum wage workers, Lending Tree report finds

A new report by Lending Tree indicates that affordable housing is not attainable for minimum wage workers in any state in the U.S. Policymakers and advocates have called for a $15 minimum wage, but that would not be enough. That wage, twice ... MORE
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Minimum wage expected to rise again soon: Significant increase expected in coming weeks for New Yorkers

When is minimum wage going to increase again in New York? As businesses struggle to recover from the coronavirus pandemic the question is a difficult one. Proponents of higher wages say that’s exactly what’s needed to get people back to work. However, ... MORE