minimum wage

Chobani To Pay Workers $15 Minimum Wage

(CNN) - Fortune magazine reports that yogurt brand Chobani is going to start paying workers a $15.00 per hour minimum wage. That's more than twice the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. Just over two thirds of the…

Geneva Adopts $25 Minimum Wage

(CNN) - Some workers in Geneva, Switzerland will soon see a bigger paycheck. Voters there have agreed to unveil a $25.00 per hour minimum wage. This is believed to be the world's highest minimum wage worldwide. Government data reports…

Amazon Hiring 100K For Minimum Wage Jobs

(CNN) - Many people in the United States have lost their jobs and are out of work amid the ongoing pandemic. If you're one of them, listen up. Amazon is in need of workers... A lot more! The company…

Wells Fargo To Boost Minimum Wage To $20 Per Hour

(CNN) - Wells Fargo is raising the minimum wage for 20,000 of its employees. The new wage for bank locations will go up to $15.00 to $20.00 per hour by the end of 2020. The bank also announced two…

Bank Of America Will Hike Its Minimum Wage To $20

(CNN) - Bank of America is raising its minimum wage. The bank says employees receiving its lowest compensation will see their paychecks rise to $17.00 an hour beginning May 1st. That base pay will then climb incrementally until 2021,…

Target Raising Minimum Wage To $13 An Hr

"Expect more. Pay less." When you're shopping at target. Now its employees can expect more too. The retailer is raising its minimum wage to $13.00 from $12.00 in June. It plans to hit the $15.00 mark by the end…

McDonalds Will No Longer Lobby Against Min Wage Hikes

(CNN) - McDonald's is backing off of those lobbying against minimum wage increases. The announcement was made in a letter to the National Restaurant Association. But McDonald's also said that any wage increases should be "phased in." Companies nationwide…

Report: About 17 Million To Get Higher Minimum Wage In 2019

(CNN) - Up to 22 states and Washington D.C. are set to raise minimum wage in 2019. That's according to USA Today, citing a report by the National Employment Law Project. The nonprofit estimates that roughly 17 million employees…

Amazon Hikes Minimum Wage to $15 for U.S. Workers

(CNN) - Amazon announced it is raising it's minimum wage to $15.00 an hour for all U.S. workers. Compare that to the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour. The change applies to full-time, part-time, and temporary workers. Amazon…

San Francisco's Minimum Wage Hits $15

(CNN) - San Francisco's minimum wage hit $15.00 an hour on Sunday, making it the first major city in the U.S. to reach that mark. It's an increase from $14.00 San Francisco voters passed the initiative to raise the…