Florida voters have facilitated raising of minimum wage in the state to $15 an hour making their state 8th in the country, and the very first in the South to pass it.
By Jack Tuckner, Esq. The federal minimum wage has been an appalling low $7.25 an hour since 2009, the same unlivable minimum wage still in effect for workers in 21 US states. Fortunately, the current minimum wage for all employees in NYC is $15.00 per hour, and it’s $13.00 per hour if you […]
By Saswat Pattanayak If the Department of Labor (DOL)’s proposed rule comes into effect, whereby tips are shifted from workers to employers, workers may lose $5.8 billion in tips. Women will stand to be the biggest victims of this anti-worker legislation piece that would deprive them of nearly $4.6 billion, considering they comprise 80% of […]
Starting this December 31, 2017, the minimum wage for workers in New York City (the 5 boroughs that comprise NYC) rises to $13 an hour.