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  City of Toronto: Fair Wage Office, Fair wage policy
Establishing fair wage rates and schedules are intended to minimize potential conflicts between organized and unorganized labour in the tendering and awarding of civic contracts.
The Fair Wage Office will have the authority to request any information respecting wages of workers, names of workers, records of amounts paid to each, paysheets, original books, etc. that may be desired by the Manager in connection with a contract that has been substantially completed within the past six months.
In case of a jurisdictional dispute or dispute as to rate of wages to be paid under the contract or as to the amount to be paid to any worker, the decision of the Manager, Fair Wage Office, shall be final and binding upon all parties.
www.toronto.ca /fairwage/policy.htm   (0 words)

 National Average Wage Index
To determine the national average wage index for calendar year 2005, we increased the 2004 national average wage index of 35,648.55 by the percentage increase in average wages from 2004 to 2005, as measured by annual wage data tabulated by the Social Security Administration (SSA).
The average amounts of wages calculated directly from the SSA data were $34,197.63 and $35,448.93 for 2004 and 2005, respectively.
To determine the national average wage index for 2005 at a level that is consistent with the national average wage indexing series for prior years, we multiply the 2004 national average wage index of 35,648.55 by the percentage increase in average wages from 2004 to 2005 (based on SSA-tabulated wage data).
www.ssa.gov /OACT/COLA/AWI.html   (0 words)

 WAGE 1200 AM in Leesburg, VA -- News, Sports ...
WAGE 1200 AM in Leesburg, VA -- News, Sports...
The building is available for community use as a meeting hall, performance space, and a place for celebrations of all kinds.
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www.wage.com   (207 words)

 DOL WHD: Minimum Wage Laws in the States
The 7th day overtime law, which is separate from the minimum wage law differs in coverage from that in the minimum wage law and requires premium pay on the seventh day for those employees who work seven days in any one workweek.
Minimum wage is to be increased or decreased by a cost of living factor starting January 1, 2008 and every January 1 thereafter.
Employers not covered by the FLSA will be subject to a minimum wage that is at least 70 percent of the Federal minimum wage or the applicable mandatory decree rate, whichever is higher.
www.dol.gov /esa/minwage/america.htm   (0 words)

 Sense and Nonsense on the Minimum Wage
On April 1, 1990 the federal minimum wage was increased from $3.35 per hour to $3.80; a year later it was increased to $4.25, for a combined increase in excess of 25 percent.
The relative increase in wages of low-wage labor, together with the concentration at the applicable minimums, implies that there is substantial compliance with the wage laws and—what amounts to the same thing—a substantial increase in the cost of employing those who would otherwise earn less than the minimum.
Each of the studies is aimed at measuring the effect of a different hike in minimum wages: the 1988 increase in California’s state minimum to $4.25, the 1990 and 1991 increases in the federal minimum, and the 1992 increase in New Jersey’s state minimum to $5.05.
www.cato.org /pubs/regulation/reg18n1c.html   (4648 words)

 Wage and Hour Division (WHD) - Employment Standards Administration - U.S. Department of Labor
A revised Federal minimum wage poster, reflecting the recently enacted minimum wage increases, is now available for viewing, downloading, and posting.
A separate provision of the bill brings about phased increases to the minimum wage in the CNMI and American Samoa, with the goal of bringing the minimum wage in those locations up to the general federal minimum wage over several years.
The Wage and Hour Division published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) and an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) to update the youth employment regulations for the 21st Century.
www.dol.gov /esa/whd   (0 words)

 Characteristics of Minimum Wage Workers: 2004
It should be noted that some states have minimum wage laws establishing minimum wage standards that exceed the Federal level of $5.15 per hour.
Bureau of Labor Statistics' data on minimum wage earners are derived from the Current Population Survey (CPS), a nationwide sample survey of households that includes questions enabling the identification of hourly-paid workers and their hourly wage rate.
The estimates of the numbers of minimum and subminimum wage workers presented in the accompanying tables pertain to workers paid at hourly rates; salaried and other non-hourly workers are excluded.
www.bls.gov /cps/minwage2004.htm   (915 words)

 The Living Wage Resource Center: Introduction
Coverage of contractors is scheduled to be phased in over three years; in 2006 the bylaws will be extended to contractors holding contracts of $25,000 or more; in 2007 to contracts of $10,000 or more; and finally in 2008 to contracts of $5,000 or more.
The current living wage for Brookline is $10.72, it is set to rise to $11.15 in 2006.
A Living Wage Advisory Board will be set up to monitor the ordinance which takes effect 120 days after passage (passed 23 May 2005) and applies to all contracts new or renewed after that date.
www.livingwagecampaign.org   (0 words)

 U.S. Department of Labor - Find It By Topic - Wages - Minimum Wage
The federal minimum wage provisions are contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
In cases where an employee is subject to both the state and federal minimum wage laws, the employee is entitled to the higher of the two minimum wages.
A minimum wage of not less than $4.25 may be paid to employees under age 20 for their first 90 consecutive calendar days of employment, as long as their employment does not displace other workers.
www.dol.gov /dol/topic/wages/minimumwage.htm   (0 words)

 Prevailing Wage Program
If a wage schedule is not posted at your work site, or if you are not being paid the proper wage, you may file a complaint with the Attorney General's Fair Labor and Business Practices Division by calling (617) 727-3465.
Prevailing wage rates are based on the wage rates established by collective agreements between unions and employers, not on random surveys.
Once a prevailing wage schedule is issued for a particular project, that schedule remains in effect for the entire project; no updated wage schedules will be issued while the project is ongoing.
www.mass.gov /dos/pw/index.htm   (0 words)

 ABC 7 News - Pelosi Wants Increase in Minimum Wage Passed Quickly   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The new Democrat-controlled 110th Congress convenes on Jan. 4 and Pelosi of California has made clear that raising the federal minimum wage is a top priority she wants the House to accomplish in its first 100 hours of legislative business.
The legislation is likely to call for phased-in increase in the current federal minimum wage of $5.15 an hour to $7.25 an hour along the lines of a proposal written by Rep. George Miller, DCalif., the incoming chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee.
In the Senate, business lobbyists believe a bill to boost the minimum wage is more likely to be advanced through committee, giving them an opportunity to try and sweeten the pot with other things such as faster depreciation, for instance, of restaurant buildings, something the restaurant industry would like.
www.wjla.com /news/stories/1206/377627.html   (490 words)

Created in 1996 by the PJC, the Vermont Livable Wage Campaign (VLWC) is a coalition of local living wage activists, non-profit advocacy groups, unions, and religious communities.
The VLWC is engaged in research, advocacy, educational programs, and grassroots organizing in it's dedication to ensuring that every Vermonter receives a livable wage or income.
On June 25th, 2007 Community members released a Report entitled: "Report on Livable Wages in Burlington Schools: How to Address Poverty in Our Community and Reverse Gender Wage Inequity." Copies of the Report were hand delivered to each school board member.
www.vtlivablewage.org   (0 words)

 Minimum Wage, Maximum Gall
In dealing with the major issues of our time (global warming, immigration, the diminishing benefits and stagnant wages that characterize today's economy) or in discharging its oversight duties over administration policies that have failed (the war in Iraq) or were stillborn (the rescue of New Orleans), the Republican-controlled Congress has been nowhere to be found.
Appended to the minimum wage hike that the vast majority of them opposed was a provision genuinely dear to their hearts: a cut in the estate tax that chiefly benefits the super-rich and that will reduce government revenue over the next decade, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, by $753 billion.
Which may be why the Republicans' midnight orations in favor of raising the wage bore minimal resemblance to, say, the Sermon on the Mount.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/01/AR2006080101071.html   (892 words)

 Wagenet: Australian federal wages and conditions of employment
Due to some index corruption, agreement searches may not be accurate.
The WorkChoices website www.workchoices.gov.au provides information about your wages and conditions if you are covered by the new federal workplace relations system, WorkChoices.
WageNet provides historical information on your wages and conditions from federal awards up until 26 March 2006.
www.wagenet.gov.au   (0 words)

 Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Davis-Bacon Wage Determinations contained on this web site are wage determinations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts.
The Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor determines prevailing wage rates to be paid on federally funded or assisted construction projects.
It is the responsibility of the federal agency that funds or financially assists Davis-Bacon covered construction projects to ensure that the proper Davis-Bacon wage determination(s) is/are applied to such construction contracts(s).
www.gpo.gov /davisbacon   (186 words)

 Wage Garnishment
Wage garnishments are the most devastating thing that can happen to your paycheck.
Wage garnishments are one area where I can quote a maximum fee.
If you work for W-2 wages, and your employer notifies you that they received an Earnings Withholding Order from either the Internal Revenue Service or the Franchise Tax Board, the time requirements to stop or reduce the amount to be withheld is fairly consistent.
www.survivetaxes.com /quick_help_on_wage_garnishments.htm   (488 words)

 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates
Download November 2004 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped Excel files
Download November 2003 Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates in Zipped Excel files
For general information about the OES survey, see the OES Frequently Asked Questions.
stats.bls.gov /oes/oes_data.htm   (0 words)

 wsbradio.com: News Should Georgia's Minimum Wage Be Increased?
The plan is to raise the wage from its current $5.15 an hour to $7.25 in two years.
Monday morning in Athens, the Georgia Minimum Wage Coalition revealed a new survey showing 90 percent of Georgians favor raising the states minimum wage.
State Senator Robert Brown, D-Macon, announced he will introduce to the General Assembly a bill to raise the wage.
wsbradio.com /news/121106minimum.html   (219 words)

 WAGE - women are getting even
See what nationally syndicated columnist Ellen Goodman says about Getting Even...
Salary.com to Provide Salary Calculator on WAGE Website
www.wageproject.org   (0 words)

 Wage Policy Information | Business.com
National living wage movement information, background materials, drafting tips, research summaries, talking points, and links to other living wage-related sites.
Graph and explanation of miniumum wage implications on unemployment from an economics point of view
One-Stop Guide for Businesses is designed to assist employers with tax and wage reporting.
rd.business.com /index.asp?epm=s.1&bdcq=Wage&bdcr=2&bdcu=http://www.business.com/directory/human_resources/compensation_and_benefits/wage_policy/index.asp?partner=2662601&bdcp=&partner=2662601&bdcs=nwuuid-2662601-0FEAABB8-D010-A031-5135-FD25E846D448-ym   (224 words)

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