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wage

Economics the portion of the national income accruing to labour as earned income, as contrasted with the unearned income accruing to capital in the form of rent, interest, and dividends
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Caerphilly had the lowest proportion of jobs paid less than the living wage, with 18.
Texas does not have a state-mandated minimum wage and instead enforces the federal minimum of $7.
For brevity, we call the "real average hourly wage" simply the "average wage.
Alaska: Supporters of an effort to raise the minimum wage turned in signatures with hopes of getting the issue on the August ballot.
Minimum wage workers are more likely to earn their money locally and spend it locally," said David Warner, President and Co-Owner of City Feed and Supply , an award-winning market and cafe with 50 employees.
Having supported the Living Wage since 2004, Barclays is the only high-street bank to be formally recognised as a Living Wage employer and one of 400 businesses in the UK to be accredited.
From September 1997 to the beginning of 2007, the minimum wage stood at $5.
There is no shortage, and even if there were a tight market, this would improve wages and benefits and do more to lift workers out of poverty than any of the social-welfare schemes foisted upon Americans since the 1960s.
Congress follows through on Pelosi's pledge, the federal minimum wage may soon rise from $5.
Indeed, the Economic Policy Institute reports that while African Americans make up 11% of the nation's workforce, they make up 17% of those who would be directly affected by a minimum wage increase.
These low-wage, union-free-countries pull down wages at home as manufacturers threaten to move if faced with a union drive or even the possibility of paying minimum wage for the hours worked.