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Minimum Wage

Minimum wage debate hots up as workers reluctant to join back

Featured - July 01, 2021

Minimum wages are essential in a capitalist society. They ensure some form of guarantee to basic pay, but how far they are fair or equitable is debatable. The federal min...

Amazon fuels minimum wage standard demands in US

Featured - June 24, 2021

The pandemic is slowly fading in some parts of the world with the vaccine rollout and companies again opening up for business. But curiously, businesses are struggling to...

American employers’ push for minimum wage increase faces an uphill battle

Featured - May 20, 2021

The United States has a record 8.1 million job openings. The media likes to call it a ‘labor shortage.’ Despite increased vaccinations and easing COVID-19 restriction...

San Francisco’s Minimum Wage Increase Effective July 1

Featured - June 26, 2018

Starting July 1, employees working in the hilly city of San Francisco must be paid $15 an hour. San Francisco’s new Consideration of Salary History ordinance will go in...

California Wage Orders Revised – Reflect an Increase in the Minimum Wage

Compensation - May 05, 2017

To reflect the increases in the 2017 and 2018 state minimum wage, the California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) recently updated many Wage Orders. These updated...

Minimum Wage Agreement Brings Joy to American Workers

Compensation - April 05, 2016

The legislature of California has approved the highest minimum wage based on the state level. SB-3 is approved by the Assembly and State Senate. This means that by 2022, ...

Hike in Minimum Wage Could Sour Economy

Compensation - July 21, 2015

Since a decade now, in good times or bad, workers are suffering stagnant wages. By giving a boost to minimum wage rates, governments are responding in a positive way. Ame...