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  • wages
  • The Trade Boards Ordinance also gave the governor (and after 1997, the Chief Executive) the power to set minimum wages for piece-rate and time-rate work, and established penalties for non-compliance. (wikipedia.org)
  • Wendy s (WEN) said that self-service ordering kiosks will be made available across its 6,000-plus restaurants in the second half of the year as minimum wage hikes and a tight labor market push up wages. (freerepublic.com)
  • In European welfare states where minimum wages, and mandated job benefits to be paid for by employers, are more generous than in the United States, unemployment rates for younger workers are often 20 percent or higher, even when there is no recession. (wnd.com)
  • The first successful attempts at using minimum wage laws to ameliorate the problem of nonliving wages occurred in the Australian state of Victoria in 1896. (wikipedia.org)
  • The government, following the recommendation of the Victorian Chief Secretary Alexander Peacock , established wage boards which were tasked with establishing minimum wages in the labor trades which suffered from nonlivable wages. (wikipedia.org)
  • On June 4, 1912, Massachusetts passed the first minimum wage legislation in the United States, which established a state commission for recommending non-compulsory minimum wages for women and children. (wikipedia.org)
  • Meanwhile, in California, cities are already working to increase their own minimum wages at a faster pace than the recent statewide increase to $15 by 2022. (prospect.org)
  • Increasing city employee wages is often the only avenue for action in Republican states that prohibit localities from enacting their own minimum wages. (prospect.org)
  • Conventional economic theory predicts that higher minimum wages lead to higher hourly earnings among people who are employed but lower employment rates. (repec.org)
  • Data from the Current Population Survey during the period 1994?2005 indicate that there is a significant disemployment effect of higher minimum wages on Latino teenagers, although it is smaller for foreign- than native-born Latinos. (repec.org)
  • The Effects of Minimum Wages on Teenage Employment and Enrollment: Evidence from Matched CPS Surveys ," NBER Working Papers 5092, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. (repec.org)
  • Do higher minimum wages harm minority and inner-city teens? (repec.org)
  • Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast-Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania ," American Economic Review , American Economic Association, vol. 84(4), pages 772-793, September. (repec.org)
  • Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania ," Working Papers 694, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (repec.org)
  • Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania ," NBER Working Papers 4509, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. (repec.org)
  • 8.25
  • SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, during his State of the State address Wednesday, proposed raising Illinois' minimum wage from $8.25 to $10 an hour. (dailyherald.com)
  • TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A new poll finds strong support for a constitutional amendment to raise New Jersey's minimum wage by $1 to $8.25 and link it to automatic annual adjustments to the Consumer Price Index. (yahoo.com)
  • MLDA
  • Minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) laws were established in the United States after the repeal of Prohibition in 1933. (rwjf.org)
  • Minimum Legal Drinking Age (MLDA) laws specify the legal age when an individual can purchase or publicly consume alcoholic beverages. (cdc.gov)
  • 2019
  • The current net minimum wage in Taiwan is NT$23,100 per month and NT$150 per hour, as of 1 January 2019. (wikipedia.org)
  • Additionally, the Cities Association of Santa Clara County-a group that represents the interests of 15 cities in Silicon Valley- voted last week in favor of a proposal that would establish a regional $15 minimum wage across Silicon Valley by 2019, three years before the state would reach that level. (prospect.org)
  • Increasing the minimum to $15 by 2019 could increase earnings for more than 250,000 workers in Santa Clara County, according to a recent report . (prospect.org)
  • increases
  • Sharp increases in the minimum wage reduces the number of entry-level jobs This, in turn, reduces the opportunity for unskilled workers to start getting experience. (freerepublic.com)
  • PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) - Congress passed a bill this week to freeze American Samoa's minimum wage, responding to employer concerns and a government financial report that suggest automatic increases were harming the U.S. territory's economy. (yahoo.com)
  • A report last year by the U.S. Government Accountability Office said employment in American Samoa has declined because of the minimum wage increases that began in 2007. (yahoo.com)
  • Congress is to be thanked for preventing further economic calamity in American Samoa and preventing continual increases to the minimum wage which would have led to additional layoffs in our fragile economy," said local Chamber of Commerce Chairman David Robinson. (yahoo.com)
  • time
  • Germany is to introduce a national minimum wage for the first time in its history. (bing.com)
  • However, there was a time when there was no federal minimum wage law in the United States. (wnd.com)
  • From the 1890s to the 1920s, during the Progressive Era , a time of social activists and political reform across the United States, progressive reformers, women's organizations, religious figures, academics, and politicians all played an important role in getting state minimum wage laws passed throughout the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • This time between flights is known as your minimum connection time , and it's needed to allow for security checks and any terminal changes. (aircanada.com)
  • It's important to respect the minimum connection time between flights. (aircanada.com)
  • If you're travelling from Sudbury to Vancouver with a connecting flight in Toronto , you'll need to provide for a minimum connection time of 45 minutes between your arrival in Toronto and your departure for Vancouver. (aircanada.com)
  • earnings
  • We compare the effects of minimum wage laws on employment and earnings among Hispanic immigrants and natives compared with non-Hispanic whites and blacks. (repec.org)
  • labor
  • The minimum wage in the United States is set by US labor law and a range of state and local laws. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because Latinos comprise a large and growing share of the low-skilled labor force in the U.S., Latinos may be disproportionately affected by minimum wage laws. (repec.org)
  • federal
  • In the United States, the last year in which the black unemployment rate was lower than the white unemployment rate - 1930 - was also the last year when there was no federal minimum wage law. (wnd.com)
  • If you plan to withdraw (e.g., rollover, lump sum) your DC account in the calendar year in which you reach age 70½ you may be subject to a required minimum distribution and federal income tax. (in.gov)
  • alcohol
  • However, prior to the enactment of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984, the legal age when alcohol could be purchased varied from state to state. (cdc.gov)
  • Legal Dri
  • DeJong W, Blanchette J. Case closed: research evidence on the positive public health impact of the age 21 minimum legal drinking age in the United States External . (cdc.gov)
  • lower
  • In November 2010, before the minimum wage came into effect, fast-food chain Cafe de Coral had forced staff to sign new contracts that would give them a pay raise but see their paid meal breaks forfeited, effectively leading to lower pay. (wikipedia.org)
  • Minimum wage should either be lower to get as many people on what Schiff calls the first rung of the employment ladder as possible, or much higher to actually ease some pain. (yahoo.com)
  • years
  • At the Royal Astronomical Society's annual meeting in July, Professor Valentina Zharkova of Northumbria University in the UK confirmed it - the sun will begin its Maunder Minimum (Grand Solar Minimum) in 15 years. (freerepublic.com)
  • state
  • While the vote is non-binding, it indicates broad support among city councils in the county for raising the minimum wage at a faster pace than the state. (prospect.org)
  • local
  • M omentum behind local minimum wage hikes continues to mount at a staggering speed, as wage policy becomes a hot topic in cities, counties, and states across the United States. (prospect.org)
  • effect
  • The Effect of the Minimum Wage on the Fast Food Industry ," Working Papers 678, Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Relations Section. (repec.org)
  • economy
  • What we really should do is completely abolish the minimum wage, that would make a lot of sense," says Schiff, using Singapore as an example of a strong economy with no minimum wage. (yahoo.com)
  • bill
  • The Minimum Wage Bill was passed on 15 July 2010 by a vote of 53-1 after extensive debate which included the tabling of 34 amendments. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bill required the Chief Executive to propose a minimum wage level, which LegCo would then either approve or reject the amount. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pages
  • Minimum Participation Rules with Heterogeneous Countries ," Environmental & Resource Economics , Springer;European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, vol. 62(4), pages 711-727, December. (repec.org)