New California Laws Bump Up Minimum Wage, Tighten Gun Rules

December 26, 2016

California’s minimum wage will increase from $10 an hour to $10.50 for businesses with 26 or more employees under SB3 by Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco. It will eventually rise to $15 an hour in 2022. The law delays the increases by one year for […]

Bank of America Tellers, Others to Get Pay Increase

December 7, 2016

Bank of America’s announcement follows similar moves by two of its rivals. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. CEO James Dimon announced this summer that his bank would raise wages for 18,000 employees. Wells Fargo & Co. in March raised […]

Workers Put the Minimum Wage Back in the Spotlight

November 29, 2016

A new report from the National Employment Law Project, a liberal worker-advocacy organization, tries to quantify the movement’s impact. The report estimates that nearly 17 million Americans have gotten raises under the various […]

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