Tag: minimum wage

In 2019, Americans found that snaring a paycheck was easier than growing one. Even as corporate America continues to hire, wages rose slowly in a tight labor market. In December, we learned Friday, average hourly…

With Democrats planning a vote this week on a bill more than doubling the federal minimum wage, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has weighed in with a timely estimate of the potential benefits — and…

If U.S. companies needed more evidence that scrutiny of wages is intensifying, they heard it last week in Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s testimony to Congress. The subject came up several times. One memorable exchange…