Stories tagged: pay
Sun., Oct. 6, 2019
On its face, the latest job report showed annual pay gains weakened for American workers in September even as the unemployment rate slid to a fresh five-decade low. The guts …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019
CEO pay in the past four decades has grown 940.3% while the pay of an average worker increased 11.9% over the same time period.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019
The annual wages and benefits for U.S. workers rose in the second quarter at a slightly slower pace than the first, suggesting that the lowest unemployment levels in a half …
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018
Prosecutors have charged Nissan Motor Co.’s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, another executive and the automaker itself for allegedly violating financial laws by underreporting income.
Thu., Oct. 4, 2018
Congressional Republicans have tentatively agreed to a 1.9 percent pay raise for the nation’s 2 million civilian federal workers, overruling President Donald Trump who sought to freeze their pay.
Mon., Sept. 24, 2018
The number of female entrepreneurs is on the rise in Idaho. Women’s wages are increasing at a faster rate than men’s are, and state labor officials say women are entering …
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Wednesday introduced a Senate bill – the “Stop BEZOS Act” – that would require large employers like Amazon and Walmart to pay back the government …
Sun., Sept. 2, 2018
When it comes to gender pay inequality, little has improved in the past decade.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 15, 2018
For the fourth consecutive year, the technology sector boasted the highest-paying jobs in the U.S., according to an annual report from Glassdoor.
Tue., July 31, 2018
The Idaho Center for Fiscal Policy reported Monday that teacher pay in Idaho ranks 43rd in the nation, and Idaho teacher pay is close to the pay in several other …
Sat., June 9, 2018
People of color are significantly less likely than white men to receive a raise after asking for one, despite the fact that no single gender or racial group is more …
Fri., June 1, 2018
A volunteer panel of citizens handed the City Council and its leader raises of 3.5 percent and 6 percent, while keeping the mayor’s salary at $168,000. All are among the …
Sat., May 26, 2018
Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for …
Mon., May 21, 2018
About 150 cooks and cashiers blocked the entrance Monday to McDonald’s headquarters in Chicago, protesting what they call unfairly low pay at one of the world’s largest fast-food chains.
Sun., May 20, 2018
Three years after federal regulators began allowing commercial drone flights, the fever to cash in has turned into a pitched battle for business. Prices for collecting airborne data have plummeted …
Thu., April 19, 2018
SEATTLE – Amazon says its median employee pay was $28,446 last year. That data, disclosed Wednesday in Amazon’s annual proxy report, is a reminder that while the technologists, business managers …
UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018
A booming stock market and bulging equity awards propelled the median 2017 compensation for CEOs of the 100 largest companies to the highest figure in 11 years, according to a …
Tue., March 6, 2018
Target is raising its minimum starting pay for workers for the second time in less than a year after seeing a bigger and better pool of candidates.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
U.S. companies posted the fewest open jobs in seven months in December, yet the number of Americans quitting their jobs rose to a 17-year high, a mixed reading on the …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Starbucks will provide paid sick time to its employees nationwide and give its 150,000 hourly and salaried U.S. workers another wage hike in April, just three months after its regular …
Mon., Nov. 13, 2017
The largest two categories of America’s fastest-growing jobs offer some of the country’s lowest wages and weakest benefits.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017
A citizen commission that sets elected officials’ salaries has voted to increase pay for Washington lawmakers by 2 percent annually for the next two years.
Fri., Nov. 11, 2016
Future Montana lawmakers would receive an 82 percent pay raise or more compared to what they’re making now under a measure to be considered next week by a legislative panel.
Fri., Oct. 14, 2016
Changing the way it does business, Medicare has unveiled a far-reaching overhaul of how it pays doctors and other clinicians.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016
In another move to cut costs, Boeing told white-collar, salaried employees across the company on Tuesday that starting next month overtime pay will be severely limited.
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016
In a long-awaited sign that middle-class Americans are finally seeing real economic gains, U.S. households got a raise last year after seven years of stagnant incomes. Rising pay also lifted …
UPDATED: Wed., May 18, 2016
More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules issued Wednesday by the Obama administration.
Fri., May 6, 2016
U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains. The unemployment rate remained at a low …
Thu., March 17, 2016
Lawmakers must continue to grapple with trooper recruitment and use-of-force issues.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016
McDonald’s is planning some big raises for its top brass, according to a filing late Thursday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.