Minimum Wage


Aides to the Disabled Rally For a Higher Minimum Wage

Battling for a higher minimum wage, hundreds of direct-care workers for New Yorkers with mental disabilities rallied Monday with elected officials and other community leaders to urge Albany to speed…

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Minimum Wage Goes Up

The minimum monthly wage in Israel will rise to 5,300 shekels following a unanimous vote in the Knesset on Monday night. The minimum wage had previously been 5,000 shekels. The…

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Minimum Wage Rises Again – But Not All Approve

The Knesset Labor, Welfare and Health Committee has approved for its second and third reading a bill that will increase the minimum wage for Israeli workers. The approval came after…

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Average Israeli Salary Climbs to Near NIS 10,000

The average salary for Israeli workers in October was NIS 9,875, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) said in its latest report. The report shows that salaries for Israeli workers…

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Minimum Wage Going Up in NY

The minimum wage is going up at year’s end throughout New York State. Within New York City the wage will rise from $9 to $11 per hour, though the increase…

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Special Session to Raise Lawmakers’ Pay Sputters

Talk of a special session focused on legislative pay sputtered Friday, with Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan saying talks have not “borne fruit.” Top legislators and Gov. Andrew Cuomo spent…

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Chris Christie Vetoes N.J. Minimum-Wage Hike

Gov. Chris Christie vetoed legislation Tuesday that would have gradually raised New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, thwarting a Democratic effort being tested around the country. New Jersey…

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$15 Minimum Wage Would Cost 7 Million Jobs

Setting the minimum wage at $15 an hour — unimaginable not that long ago — suddenly seems in vogue. The trend, however, isn’t cause for worker celebrations. Yes, a $15…

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