The new year is bringing a host of new laws taking effect in January or thereabouts. A look at some state and local laws that are making news: ALCOHOL AND MARIJUANA COLORADO, MAINE AND WASHINGTON: […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. worker productivity accelerated to a still-modest 0.9 percent annual pace between April and June after dropping the previous quarter. The second-quarter gain beat economists’ expectations and reversed a decline in the […]
We have the information you need to help with your finances. Today on Money 101 with Bob McCormick the conversation will include: If you find out you are paid less than your coworkers, what can […]
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Workers earning minimum wage in the Silicon Valley city of San Jose are getting a $2-per-hour raise thanks to a group of university students’ efforts.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — State regulators have ordered a Southern California warehouse operator who handles merchandise for big-box stores like Walmart to pay employees more than $1 million in unpaid overtime.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of workers are set to get a pay raise to start 2013, as 10 states increase their minimum wage. Washington state will again lead the way Tuesday, raising its starting salary to $9.19 an hour.
(AP) – Federal labor officials say they’re cracking down on sweatshop conditions in parts of Southern California’s garment industry to protect workers and educate employers. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis says a multi-year enforcement initiative […]