LAW NEWS IN BRIEF
- L.A. Wage Hike Is A Job Killer. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;5/21/2015, pA12
The author comments on the passage of the $15-an-hour rise in minimum wage increase by the city council in Los Angeles, California. It references the headline of the periodical "Los Angeles Times" titled "L.A.'s Big Disaster For Working Poor." Moreover, the author states that $15-an-hour...
- Performance related pay 'gives reward flexibility.'. // People Management;1/28/2010, p9
The article reveals that the Kent County Council is replacing its current system of incremental pay increases with percentage increases that will be based on individual employee performance to manage its staff salary expenditures more effectively.
- Ypsilanti City Council to study living-wage proposal. Bridgeforth Jr., Arthur // Crain's Detroit Business;02/08/99, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p19
Reports that the Ypsilanti City Council is planning to pass a living-wage ballot proposal in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Wage proposal made by the Washtenaw Coalition for a Living Wage to the city council; Overview on the possibility that the current wage proposal could literally bankrupt the city and...
- Pay bike plan met with vocal resistance. Sullivan, Rob // Fairfield County Business Journal;1/16/2012, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p14
The article on the authority to raise the salaries of nonunion employees by 15 percent passed by the City Council of Bridgeport, Connecticut.
- Council to consider raising pay range for water director. Kaffer, Nancy // Crain's Detroit Business;3/21/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p2
The article presents information on the plans of the Detroit City Council to increase the salary of the head of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department.
- Council Puts Minimum Wage Issue on 2016 Ballot. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;10/27/2014, Vol. 35 Issue 43, p3
The article focuses on a public vote that will be heard regarding a phased-in minimum wage increase required of businesses in San Diego, California that would have raised the wage from $9 to $11.50 by 2017 after the issue received a unanimous 9-0 vote by the San Diego City Council.
- Salary Hike Proposal Draws Fire. Ford, William J. // Washington Informer;9/11/2014, Vol. 49 Issue 48, p13
The article reports on the reaction of residents of Prince George's Country, Maryland on the proposal of Prince George's County Council to increase salaries of the council members and executives and presents comments by residents including county civic federation president Angela Holmes.
- Santa Fe orders $8.50 wage for private outfits. // Nation's Restaurant News;3/10/2003, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p3
Reports on the effort of the City Council on requiring the business and nonprofit organizations to pay workers a minimum of $8.50 an hour in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
- Seattle Approves Minimum Wage Increase. // Cleaning & Maintenance Management;Jul2014, Vol. 51 Issue 7, p6
The article reports on the move of the Seattle City Council in Seattle, Washington to unanimously vote to approve sharp increase in the city's minimum wage to $15 an hour for the next seven years.