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Historic minimum wage hike brings relief to domestic workers in South Africa, but challenges remain

Thulie Mbatha gets up at 4 a.m. every weekday to catch the first bus from Soweto, the township where she lives, to Sandton, an affluent suburb north of Johannesburg in South Africa. Soweto and Sandton are a quintessential tale of two cities. Sandton is where the city’s rich and famous reside; where residents rely on […]

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The jobs slated for the biggest pay rise as the new year approaches

Looking for a cash boost as the New Year approaches? A career change could be the answer, with a new report this week revealing the industries set to see the biggest pay rises in 2023. WATCH THE VIDEO ABOVE: $100,000 offered for an administrator position in Broome amid labor shortages. Watch the latest news on […]

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Strong wage data to drive rates up; Trump runs again; market down but missile attack in Poland has little effect

A day when NATO called an emergency meeting to deal with a deadly missile attack that killed two Polish citizens and Donald Trump announced his candidacy for a second presidency saying he would “save America “, the market is down but has not been swept away. US President Joe Biden held an emergency meeting of […]

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Pay rise on the horizon for Albertans who work with people with disabilities

Several years ago, Leah McRorie was forced to quit her job to care for her daughter Taisa full time. “She’s not able to access this world on her own,” McRorie said. “It’s incredibly difficult. My mental health has suffered a lot and if I’m not well, my daughter is not well. We struggle every day,” […]

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180 miners arrested for wage protest

GWANDA – At least 183 workers at the Vubachikwe gold mine have been arrested for allegedly protesting over unpaid wages at the mine. Vubachikwe is located in Matabeleland South, 8 km northwest of the provincial capital Gwanda. The protesters, also accused of destroying mining properties, say they have gone two months without being paid. Posting […]

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Nebraskanians vote to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour

Nebraskans voted on Tuesday to gradually raise the state minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2026 as corporate price hikes continue to eat away at workers pay checks and the federal salary floor remains stuck at a meager $7.25. The election measure, known as Initiative 433, followed a vote of 58.2% to 41.8% despite […]

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Sibanye and Amcu sign five-year wage deal as union unrest…

It looked like a clash of titans, with Joseph Mathunjwa, the charismatic chairman of Amcu, going up against Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman, whose payout of R300 million, mostly in shares, had the unions boiling. In the end, it seems Mathunjwa – who played a leading role in the tragic events of Marikana a decade ago […]

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Sibanye agrees five-year wage deal at Rustenburg, Marikana operations

Diversified miner Sibanye-Stillwater has reached an agreement with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) regarding annual wages and benefits for employees at the Marikana and Rustenburg operations. The agreement with the AMCU follows previous agreements reached with the unions, the National Union of Mineworkers and the UASA, on September 30, and marks the […]

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Voters to decide local minimum wage vote in DC – People’s World

Via BetterRestaurantsDC.org WASHINGTON—On Nov. 8, voters in the District of Columbia will have the opportunity to vote “yes” or “no” on whether tipped workers (such as restaurant servers, bartenders, nail salon workers and parking lot attendants) who currently earn $5.35 per hour may have their wages increased to the current DC minimum wage of $16.10 […]

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Australia is experiencing the longest period of falling real wages in its history

Center for Future Work Policy Director Greg Jericho has published an excellent 70 page paper titled “Inflation: A Primer”, which shows (among other things) that Australian real wage growth has fallen for eight consecutive quarters. It is the longest streak of real wage cuts on record and comes at a time when real profits – […]

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RBA economists say record mining profits skew wage data

“Nevertheless, the growth of [gross operating surplus] was much larger in the March quarter (up 4.8% qoq), so labor’s share of income fell,” the economist wrote. “My understanding is that the main driver of the strong March quarter EBITDA was the sharp increase in earnings at non-financial resource companies due to higher commodity prices. “Excluding […]

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Satawu calls Transnet pay deal with UNTU a ‘betrayal’ of workers, vows to continue strike

The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) has pledged to continue the strike at Transnet, calling the entity’s three-year wage deal with the United National Transport Union (UNTU) a “betrayal” of workers. On Monday afternoon, Transnet announced that it had reached a three-year agreement with the UNTU, the largest union at the bargaining […]

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Makro workers brace for ‘unlimited’ strike over pay disputes

Thousands of Makro workers are set to go on strike, due to a four-month dispute between the mass warehouse chain and the South African Commercial Catering and Allied Workers Union (Saccawu). According to a statement issued by the union, more than 5,000 workers will go on strike if demands over wages and working conditions are […]

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South Africa’s Transnet reaches three-year wage deal with majority union

Oct 17 (Reuters) – South Africa’s state-owned logistics company Transnet said on Monday it had reached a three-year pay deal with the union representing the majority of its workers, ending a two-week strike that had hit exports of raw materials and had accumulated. million losses. “Transnet and the company’s majority union United Transport and Allied […]

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Staff of PSU insurers will get a 12% salary increase

New Delhi: The Ministry of Finance notified an average salary increase of 12% for employees of four public sector general insurance companies from August 2017. “This scheme may be referred to as the General Insurance (Streamlining Salary Scales and Other Conditions of Service for Officers) Amendment Scheme, 2022,” said a notice […]

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Australian Apple retail workers to strike against proposed pay cut deal

About 150 Apple retail workers will stop work for an hour on Tuesday amid a dispute over a new corporate deal that will cut real wages. After the strike, the workers will apply a series of limited work bans for an indefinite period. While workers across Australia will take part in the industrial action, the […]

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Bottleneck at ports as wage talks enter day three

Transnet and its recognized unions are due to meet again Wednesday morning for conciliation talks facilitated by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA). Transnet hopes that the United Transport and Allied Trade Union (Untu) and the South African Transport and Allied Workers Union (Satawu) will formally present their position to allow the company […]

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Barry Bannan clarifies ‘crazy’ Sheffield Wednesday wage speculation – reveals Championship and Premier League interest

The Owls midfielder has been a key figure at the club for many years now, becoming a fan favorite and cementing his place as a modern Wednesday legend along the way. One of the main reasons for his status at Hillsborough is his decision to stay after relegation to League One, but he says he […]

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Cheap Brunch Passes Wage Theft Onto You – The Betoota Advocate

LOUIS BURKE | Culture | CONTACT Proving they are for the quiet Australian, the coalition government slashed penalty rates on Sunday in July 2019, allowing business owners to pay their staff less and affecting Australia’s 770,300 hospitality workers or the equivalent of x20 mining industries. One cafe that disagrees with this practice is Betoota’s brunch, […]

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RBA humiliated again over Australian wage growth

Greg Jericho did a good job expose the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) capitulation on wage growth: In March… the RBA suggested that “wage growth has accelerated but, at an aggregate level, is only around the relatively low rates that prevailed before the pandemic”. So far, so good. In May, when the RBA began raising […]

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Alabama prisoners lead massive strike – Workers World

Oct. 2 – Crying “We will no longer contribute to our own oppression,” thousands of incarcerated workers in Alabama’s prison system began a massive strike on Sept. 26 to protest brutal conditions, racist sentencing and harassment. exploitation of their work. About 25,000 people are in the state’s 14 main prisons. They do all the life […]

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Third installment of national minimum wage increase in October

The Fiji Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industry has reminded employers and workers of the third tranche of minimum wage increase which will come into effect on Saturday 1st October 2022. The new National Minimum Wage (NMW) rate will be $3.67 per hour. The Ministry urged all employers covered by NMW (Amendment) Regulation 2022 and […]

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Awarded wage rates are not a benchmark I Australian Rural & Regional News

If you’re wondering why there’s a labor shortage in the Western Australian Wheatbelt, check out some of the jobs on offer in the state and what they pay: State Agriculture Award $25.89 National price $26.70 Advertised grain harvester $29.00 Country bar job advertised $29.50 Perth Bunnings $29.99 Cricket Car Parking Coordinator, Venues West $35.60 Wheatbelt […]

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Thungela and NUM sign three-year wage agreement

Coal miner Thungela Resources has signed a three-year wage deal with the National Union of Miners (NUM) – the recognized union in Thungela’s operations, which represents 86% of unionized workers. This agreement allows the implementation of a new wage agreement in all Thungela operations, with the exception of Mafube which manages an independent wage negotiation […]

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The growth of hourly labor costs in Bulgaria in the second quarter is the second highest in the EU

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 19 (SeeNews) – Bulgaria recorded annual hourly labor cost growth of 14.6% in the April-June period, ranking just behind Hungary with 14.9% among all member states of the EU, the bloc said the statistics office. With 11.7%, Romania was one of four other EU countries, which registered an increase of more than […]

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The Oregon Coast Salary Challenge | New

Country the United States of AmericaUS Virgin IslandsU.S. Minor Outlying IslandsCanadaMexico, United Mexican StatesBahamas, Commonwealth ofCuba, Republic ofDominican RepublicHaiti, Republic ofJamaicaAfghanistanAlbania, People’s Socialist Republic ofAlgeria, People’s Democratic Republic ofAmerican SamoaAndorra, Principality ofAngola, Republic ofAnguillaAntarctica (the territory south of 60 degrees S)Antigua and BarbudaArgentina, Argentine RepublicArmeniaArubaAustralia, Commonwealth ofAustria, Republic ofAzerbaijan, Republic ofBahrain, Kingdom ofBangladesh, People’s Republic […]

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Estée Lauder heiress convinced Trump to make a (very serious) effort to buy Greenland – Rolling Stone

In a presidency Brimming with bizarre subplots, one of the most notable is Donald Trump’s reported desire to buy Greenland from Denmark. As the controversy produced a response from the Danes that Greenland was not really for saleand lots of memesit turns out that Trump was extremely serious in his attempt and the idea was […]

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Company: Oregon Coast Wage Challenge | New

How can workers on the Oregon Coast find better-paying jobs? The single best answer is to get the education and training needed to enter a higher paying profession. But this is not the complete answer. It is also important to know which companies tend to pay higher salaries. For some occupations, a challenge for coastal […]

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The Wage Crisis in South Asia | IndustryALL

According to the ILO’s Global Wage Report 2020-2021, labor productivity in South Asia increased between 2010 and 2019, but real minimum wage growth lagged. Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have seen the largest real minimum wage declines in the world. The report also points out that in 2019, the minimum wage in Bangladesh did not even […]

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Legalizing gambling can help fund minimum wage for nurses

It is not new that it is said that the gambling sector can bring important benefits to Brazil, especially in the economic sense, since the modality can provide large collections to important sectors of society, such as: health, education, tourism, etc. The bill to legalize the gambling industry awaits a vote in the Federal Senate, […]

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“A wage support program is needed to protect jobs this winter” – Labor

Labor Funding Spokesman Ged Nash today (Tuesday September 7) called on the Government to create a new short-term wage support scheme to help protect jobs and businesses most at risk of collapse in the face of rising gas prices. Speaking as up to forty redundancy notices are expected to be issued at the Drogheda Premier […]

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Hayward offers minimum wage of up to $16.40 an hour – The Royal Gazette

Created: Sep 06, 2022 08:00 Jason Hayward, Minister of Economy and Labor, at a press conference on September 1, 2022 (Photograph by Blaire Simmons)(Photograph by Blaire Simmons) The government has proposed that the minimum wage be set between $16 and $16.40 an hour, which would make it one of the highest in the world. Additionally, […]

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New York State Lawmakers Consider Significant Minimum Wage Change

According to a report by Joe Mahony from the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, two New York State Democrats are seeking a major change to the state’s minimum wage. According to Mahoney’s report, Congresswoman Latoya Joyner of the Bronx and State Senator Jessica Ramos of Queens are gathering support for a bill that would tie New York […]

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Corporate fear of rising wages ‘makes no economic sense’ after record profit, expert says

The corporate sector still appears healthy, while worker compensation growth remains well below the cost of living. Key points: Corporate profits saw their biggest rise in five years – 17.8% But wages have only increased by 3.3% in the past financial year Leading Economist Says Argument Companies Can’t Afford to Pay More Is ‘Not Coherent’ […]

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Tennis champion Dylan Alcott steals the show at jobs and skills summit

Australian of the Year Dylan Alcott has welcomed the opportunity to speak at a jobs and skills summit, considering he is a self-proclaimed “washed-out tennis player”. The champion brought his signature humor to the first day of the two-day event, which the government hopes will help find solutions to labor shortages and stagnating wages. “I […]

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Dawn August 31: USDA economists: H-2A wage rate freeze could affect domestic workers

Freezing the wage rate paid to agricultural workers in the United States under the H-2A program “could encourage faster expansion” of the program and reduce the wages of American domestic workers who represent 90% of average employment in the American farms, said the Economic Research Service in a report released on Tuesday. The Farm Labor […]

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The minimum wage will jump by 10% next year, pensions will increase; 14 billion euros for purchasing power

The government plans to increase the minimum wage by 10% in one fell swoop next year, and with that also the state pension. The Cabinet will pump €14 billion into increasing purchasing power in 2023 but concluded nothing more could be done on that front this year, sources said. LIT and AD. Cabinet and coalition […]

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Morocco awaits announced 10% increase in minimum wage | Atalayar

The Board of Governors of Morocco must certify this Thursday, September 1 the expected 10% increase in the minimum wage in the North African country. The Guaranteed Interprofessional Minimum Wage (SMIG) will increase by 10% in the Alaouite kingdom once the Executive has finalized on Thursday the decree for the revaluation of the SMIG following […]

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Average post-tax salary in Latvia – 997 EUR – Baltic News Network

In the second quarter of 2022, the average gross wages and salaries for full-time work in the country amounted to EUR 1,362. Compared to Q2 2021, average monthly revenue increased by EUR 105 or 8.3%. The hourly wage before tax increased to EUR 9.20 or 5.6%. Compared to the first quarter, in the second quarter […]

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Federation asks Coal India Ltd to fix salary of 2.5 lakh outsourced miners

SUBHASH MISHRA Dhanbad, Aug 30: The Rashtriya Khan Mazdoor Federation (INTUC) has asked Coal India Limited (CIL) to fix the 2.5 lakh salary of sub-contracted miners as well as regular employees at the National Accord meeting Coal Wage (NCW)-11 which is scheduled for September 2 in Kolkata. The federation today sent a letter to the […]

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Transnet and the unions declare a wage deadlock, the strike is looming

South Africa’s Transnet announced a stalemate in wage talks on Friday, with two unions raising the prospect of a strike that could further cripple the state-owned logistics company and impact the most advanced economy in the world. ‘Africa. Transnet operated below capacity due to shortage of locomotives, inadequate maintenance, vandalism and theft of its infrastructure, […]

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Average weekly wage increases 3.2% in Stutsman County

Aug 24 – JAMESTOWN – Stutsman County’s 2020-2021 average weekly earnings increased the most in accommodation and food services, information, finance and insurance, construction, trade industries wholesale and other services excluding public administration, according to the 2021 Employment and Salary Report by Industry conducted by Job Service North Dakota. The average weekly wage in Stutsman […]

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Median FTSE 100 CEO salary jumps 39%

The pay of FTSE 100 chief executives has risen 39% to a median of £3.4million in 2021, according to research by the High Pay Center and the TUC. The researchers found that the median salary of FTSE bosses was 109 times that of the median full-time worker in the UK, up from 79 times in […]

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Wage growth in the forestry, mining and energy sectors boosts incomes in Poland

Average monthly wages in Poland in the business sector in July 2022 increased by 15.8% year on year, slightly faster than inflation, according to data from Statistics Poland (GUS). Increases and bonus payments in the forestry, mining and energy sectors were mainly responsible for the rise, economists said. The average gross salary in the business […]

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The average full-time salary in Australia rises to $92,000 as workers across all sectors face a drop in real wages

Australians earning less than $92,000 a year are now officially considered lower-than-average earners as wages across all sectors lag behind the soaring cost of living. The average full-time weekly wage was $1,769.80 in May, the Bureau of Statistics found. This means that those who work at least 35 hours a week and earn less than […]

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Australian stocks rise after weak payroll data, CSL caps gains

By Himanshi Akhand August 17 (Reuters) – Australian shares edged higher on Wednesday after the country’s wage data missed estimates, arguing for the Reserve Bank of Australia to rein in the pace of rate hikes, even as the financial giant’s poor annual results CSL Biotechnology Ltd capped gains. The S&P/ASX 200 Index .AXJO rose 0.3% […]

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AUD/USD slides below 0.7000 threshold on weaker Australian earnings data

AUD/USD accepts offers to refresh intraday low after Australian Wage Price Index falls. The economic indicator missed strong market expectations in the second quarter. The pullback in the US Dollar ahead of the Fed minutes adds strength to the bullish momentum. US retail sales, risk catalysts, are also crucial for clear guidance. AUD/USD fails to […]

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Chicago communities lead battles for environmental justice

Neighbors for Environmental Justice was formed in 2018 to protest the facility, which they say was operating without their knowledge. Romo says people who experience noise, traffic and odors want a say in decisions that could affect their environment and their health. “We just couldn’t understand how a heavy industrial facility could have been built […]

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Young people, everyone, need a higher federal minimum wage

OPINION AND COMMENT Editorials and other opinion content offer viewpoints on issues important to our community and are independent of the work of our newsroom reporters. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) Marc Lennihan PA This year I made $7.25 an hour working part time. I did that two years ago too, except inflation wasn’t as bad. […]

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Carlisle boss quits after bid for $300m wage package fails

Carlisle Group Several people familiar with the matter said ousted CEO Kewsong Lee demanded a salary package of up to $300 million over five years and left the US private equity group after its founders refused to even discuss the deal. ‘OK. Lee forged the deal during negotiations with his advisers and Carlisle This spring […]

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California IWC Salary Ordinances Order Appropriate Seating

Most California Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) wage orders state that employees “shall be provided with suitable seating when the nature of the work reasonably permits the use of seating.” The California Court of Appeals’ new decision in Meda v. Autozone, Inc. discusses what an employer must do to be deemed to have “provided” the required […]

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Western Australian public sector workers fight for a living wage

Public sector workers in Western Australia will rally outside state parliament on August 17 to demand wages keep pace with the cost of living. The rally, organized by the Public Sector Alliance of nine unions, follows several work stoppage rallies held in WA hospitals over the past month, involving thousands of healthcare workers. Since being […]

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Climate activists are using children to wage a legal war on fossil fuels

Decades of catastrophic climate change claims have terrorized generations into believing the planet will be uninhabitable by the time they have children of their own. Young people today are no different. In 1970, Peter Gunter, a professor at North Texas State University, predicted that “by the year 2000…the whole world except Western Europe, North America, […]

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Australian tram workers strike in Melbourne, but unions push for real wage cut

About 90 strikers picket at East Preston Tram Depot in north Melbourne over a new company-wide (EA) pay and conditions agreement. The picket at the site of the Downer Group, which is refurbishing 450 Melbourne trams, has been underway for two weeks. East Preston Tram Depot strikers picketed last week The previous four-year agreement covering […]

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Dogecoin Developers Launch New Platform to Wage DOGE FUD War

– Advertising – Meme coin developers want to tackle FUD. As the cryptocurrency industry continues to experience Widespread Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt (FUD)Dogecoin developers have launched a new solution that will tackle the growing threat surrounding DOGE. Timothy Stebbing, the director of the Dogecoin Foundation, announced the development on Twitter, saying: “Hey dogecoin, there is […]

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AFR’s Ronald Mizen thwarts falling wage stats

One of AFRs resident business accomplices, Ronald Mizen, argue the record profits made by mining companies in recent years have skewed the debate about wages versus profits. Mizen claims that when mining is removed from total profits, non-mining profits have fallen from around 22% of total factor income in the early 2000s to around 18% […]

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Public sector unions slash wage demands to end tax…

Salary negotiations between the government and the unions representing civil servants have been exceptionally cordial, perhaps a sign of improved labor relations in the public sector. The government has remained firm in rejecting the request for a 10% salary increase for 2022 submitted by the unions representing 1.3 million civil servants. He counter-offered a 4.5% […]

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How record mining profits are distorting the wage debate

“There’s a lot of talk about ‘excess earnings’ at the moment and some people are pointing to an increase in capital’s share of earnings as evidence of that,” Dr La Cava said. “But to find out the truth, you have to look beyond the ABS national accounts headlines. “The rise in the share of corporate […]

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Want to vote on raising the minimum wage in California? Judge says not before 2024

The Minimum Wage Campaign argued that Weber’s office confused county election officials because she told them they had until July 13 to complete the count, based on the requirement according to which counties have 30 business days to verify signatures after campaigns have returned their petitions. Supporters collected 1 million signatures but didn’t turn in […]

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Miners worry about wage erosion

BY SILAS NKALAMINE workers have been concerned about their recent wage increases which have since been eroded by soaring inflation and the cost of living. The Zimbabwe Diamond and Allied Mine Workers Union (Zidamwu) wrote last Tuesday to the President of the Associated Mine Workers Union of Zimbabwe (Amwuz) raising concerns about wage erosion. Amwuz […]

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Coal India workers’ unions call for Coal Ministry intervention to speed up wage review

Labor unions at Coal India Ltd have called for a meeting with the Union Coal Ministry to seek their intervention in the ongoing wage talks after the meeting between them and the company ended without an agreement earlier this month, members of one of the unions told Moneycontrol. Some union members have said they may […]

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Business news live today: latest economic news, market news, economic and financial news

Search mutual fund quotes, news, net asset values Vedanta INE205A01025, VEDL, 500295 Addiction INE002A01018, TRUST, 500325 ICICI Bank INE090A01021, ICICIBANK, 532174 Tata Steel INE081A01012, TATASTEEL, 500470 CDS INE467B01029, SDC, 532540 […]

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Ebrahim Harvey | Amplats pay deal shows way for other mining companies

Amplats Tumela mine in Limpopo. Photo: Amplats Given the state of the economy and the current very negative global outlook, it can be argued that a decent wage increase over a five-year period provides substantial stability in the interests of unions and business, writes Ebrahim Harvey. The five-year wage agreement of an average increase of […]

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Eskom’s French-style pay deal poses danger to South Africa, experts say

from Eskom wage deal that beats inflation according to S&P Global Ratings. Eskom this week signed a one-year agreement with three groups of workers for a 7% wage increase and an increase in monthly housing allowance. Although the agreement was terminated illegally and violent protests that have worsened blackouts in Africa’s most industrialized economy, it […]

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Minimum wage hikes will affect millions of workers

Also, an overview of how undocumented immigrants are excluded from traditional loans. It’s your first of three free stories this month. Become a free or supporting member to read unlimited articles, webinars and ebooks. Become a member Minimum wage increases in more than 20 municipalities The federal minimum wage has not seen an increase in […]

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Coal India hopes to conclude wage pact for non-managerial workforce soon

The Coal Ministry has clarified that the government-owned coal mining and refining company, Coal India Limited (CIL), is seeking to conclude a wage pact for its non-managerial workforce as soon as possible. “Coal India Ltd (CIL) has so far held five meetings under the NCWA – XI. The company aims to conclude the wage pact […]

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Truist raises minimum wage to $22

New industry-leading hourly wage to attract and retain top talent CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, July 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE:TFC) today announced that it will increase its minimum hourly rate of pay in the United States to $22 efficient October 1st of this year. The raise is the company’s latest investment in key […]

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NUM provides update on wage negotiations with Eskom as load shedding weighs on SA

Wasanga Mehana spoke with NUM Highveld Regional Chairman Bizza Motubatse about the status of negotiations with the power utility. The country has been plagued by frequent load shedding over the past week, with the understanding that we can expect level 6 blackouts from Monday afternoon as wage negotiations continue. Wasanga Mehana spoke with NUM Highveld […]

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Eskom unions upset over reports of wage offers rejected

Fin24 reported that NUM and NUMSA members were against the proposal, based on a letter widely distributed by a branch. JOHANNESBURG — Unions at Eskom are in turmoil over reports that its members have rejected a 7% wage offer they have yet to make. Fin24 reported that members of the National Union of Miners (NUM) […]

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Australia’s 2.7 million minimum-wage workers and low-wage workers receive a pay rise of up to 5.2%

In order to combat the challenges of rising inflation and the cost of living, AustraliaThe 2.7 million minimum-wage and low-wage workers will receive a wage increase of up to 5.2% on Friday. This is the largest increase in 16 years. From July 1, there will be a $40 weekly increase in the national minimum wage, […]

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CFPB ends sandbox deal for earned wage access provider Payactiv

Comments on the photo – which have since been taken down – called out Jenner, not only for her display of excessive wealth, but also for the climate damage of using a private jet. The firestorm was heightened by the findings of Twitter account @CelebJets, which automatically tracks the movements of celebrity planes. The account […]

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Gordhan Says Eskom, Unions Reach Wage Deal; hope the second day of stage 6 load shedding can be avoided

Minister of Public Enterprises Pravin Gordon Tuesday evening, said he hoped Eskom would be able to avoid implementing Stage 6 load shedding for a second day on Wednesday, after the power utility and unions reached an agreement salary earlier in the day. Eskom announced on Tuesday afternoon that it would implement phase 6 load shedding […]

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Numsa suspends strike in mining companies pending wage negotiations

Workers went on strike last Monday to vent their frustrations, saying contract workers and permanent employees earned different amounts. FILE: Numsa and Newrak have agreed to return to the wage negotiation table to discuss their grievances. Image: Xanderleigh Dookey Makhaza/Eyewitness News JOHANNESBURG – The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has suspended its […]

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Have companies learned the lesson of the climate wars?

Anthony Albanese has lately rolled out a useful shorthand phrase for what has been a horrific time in the development of Australian politics. We have all just experienced “a decade of denial and delay” on climate change. Sometimes Albanese adds a word. “Almost a decade”, he says – quite rightly. We can say that the […]

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Sibanye-Stillwater’s Froneman warns PGM wage talks ‘won’t have a quick outcome’

Neal Froneman, CEO, Sibanye-Stillwater SIBANIA-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman said he “didn’t expect” a quick outcome from pay talks with the company’s Platinum Group Metals (PGM) mining unions due to the complexity discussions. Salary negotiations are due to begin in about a week. “I don’t think it will be a quick result,” Froneman said in an […]

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Public payrolls, state-owned enterprises and inflation worry the Treasury as it faces a tough year ahead

Head of the National Treasury Budget Office, Edgar Sishi. This year will require a difficult balancing act for the National Treasury’s budget office, its biggest headache currently being rising inflation and global interest rates. Input costs for commodity exporters – who were responsible for unexpectedly collecting windfall taxes in the prior fiscal year – are […]

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Colorado economy on brink of slowdown as inflation outpaces wage gains, state economists say | Governor

Colorado’s economic recovery could be heading for a slowdown, with widely divided opinions on whether a recession is in sight, according to the June 2022 earnings forecast. Legislature economists told the Joint Budget Committee that the economy was facing “significant headwinds” from high inflation and the reaction of the Federal Reserve, which raised interest rates […]

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Wage hike welcomed – The Border Watch

HELPING HAND: CFMMEU Secretary Brad Coates said the increase in the minimum wage was a very positive thing for the economy and said he would be able to help people cover the increase in the Cost of life. Picture: File Tyler Redway A LIMESTONE Coast union representative has praised the Fair Work Commission following its […]

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BARMM accepts salary increases | The Manila Times

CITY OF COTABATO: The Bangsamoro Tripartite Wage and Productivity Council of the Ministry of Labor and Employment (MoLE) has approved an increase in the minimum wage for employees and workers in the agricultural and non-agricultural sectors in the Bangsamoro region. BARMM Wages Ordinance 2 applies to all minimum wage earners in the region, except Family […]

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Sibanye to restart gold operations in South Africa after signing pay deal

Members of the National Union of Miners (NUM) and the Association of Miners and Construction Union, who make up the vast majority of workers at the Sibanye Gold Operations, have been on strike at the Sibanye Gold Operations since March 9 . The three-month stalemate ended after Sibanye and the unions signed a pay deal […]

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Sibanye Stillwater signs three-year pay deal and lifts lockout at its South African gold operations – Form 6-K

Sibanye-Stillwater signs three-year wage deal and lifts lockdown on its South African gold operations Johannesburg, June 13, 2022: Sibanye-Stillwater (Tickers JSE: SSW and NYSE: SBSW) is pleased to confirm that on June 11, 2022, she signed a three-year salary agreement for her SA gold operations, effective from July 1, 2021. As a result, the lockout […]

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South African unions sign pay deal with miner Sibanye

Members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) of South Africa and the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU). REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JOHANNESBURG, June 12 (Reuters) – Two South African unions signed a three-year wage deal for miner Sibanye Stillwater (SSWJ.J) on June 11, one of […]

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The Fed’s main objective is to prevent the spiral of wage inflation and a higher inflation regime: economist

Greg Daco, chief economist at EY-Parthenon, joins Yahoo Finance Live to explain where the Fed is in terms of tackling record inflation in the country. Video transcript SEANA SMITH: We have rising food prices, rising gasoline prices, pushing inflation to the highest levels we’ve seen since 1981. That’s fueling bets that the Fed will get […]

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NSW public sector pay rise in budget

Public sector workers in New South Wales will get a pay rise above the long-standing cap of 2.5 per cent, the Prime Minister has announced. Dominic Perrottet says public sector wages will rise by 3% over the next financial year and up to 3.5% the following year, depending on productivity gains. This provides for pay […]

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Sibanye-Stillwater strike called off after three-year 6.3% pay rise agreed

A BLOW at the Sibanye-Stillwater gold mines was called off after unions were instructed by workers to end the three-month action. This followed a mediation process which resulted in an agreement in which Sibanye-Stillwater will pay an average wage increase of 6.3% over three years. “The strike is over, thank goodness,” said James Wellsted, senior […]

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Labor Anthony Albanese backs 5.1% increase in minimum wage Fair Work Commission Australia

The federal government asked the Fair Work Commission to ensure that the wages of low-income workers do not fall, in its brief on a possible increase in the minimum wage. The government delivered its submission to the commission on Friday afternoon, as the body considers whether the minimum wage should rise above the current level […]

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Job growth slowed in May, but wage increases remained high

Workers remove steel panels from Rivian electric vehicle (EV) trucks from a hydraulic press at the company’s manufacturing facility in Normal, Ill., April 11, 2022. Jamie Kelter Davis | Bloomberg | Getty Images The pace of job growth is expected to have slowed in May, but economists say the labor market remains strong, even as […]

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Federal government assesses intervention in gas market; Focus on equal pay; Penny Wong goes up the Pacific

Deputy Minister for the Republic Matt Thistlethwaite said this morning Australians should consider whether the nation should become a republic once Queen Elizabeth II ends her reign. Thistlethwaite said it was time Australia had a serious discussion about its own unique identity, although Prime Minister Anthony Albanese wanted to use the term to speak with […]

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Average gross salary in Latvia calculated at EUR 1,297 – Baltic News Network

In the first quarter of 2022, the average gross wages and salaries for full-time work in the country amounted to EUR 1,297. Compared to the first quarter of 2021, average monthly revenues increased by EUR 84 or 6.9%, approaching the annual rate of increase recorded before the pandemic. (7.2% in 2019). The hourly wage before […]

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Sibanye-Stillwater negotiates salaries and chefs appoint head coach

Here is your daily news update. Click on the links below for the full story or visit our homepage for the latest news. Daily news of May 27 Sibanye-Stillwater begins new wage talks with striking unions Sibanye-Stillwater has entered new wage negotiations with unions in a bid to resolve the prolonged strike at its gold […]

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Amplats and Labor Reach Historic Wage Deal

AMCU and other unions have reached a five-year wage agreement with Amplats. The unions and the platinum miner have signed a historic five-year pay deal. Workers will receive a pay rise of 6.6% on average from July. The agreement includes a profit-sharing agreement, a housing program and a clause to reopen talks in certain circumstances. […]

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Amplats agrees 6.6% average wage hike for employees under new five-year deal

ANGLO American Platinum (Amplats) has signed a five-year wage agreement with unions that will increase total labor costs for the company by an average of 6.6% over the period. He said in an announcement today that the agreement was signed with 90% of unionized workers, including those affiliated with the National Union of Miners (NUM) […]

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Sars workers take the wage dispute to the streets

Strike season is set to hit the SA Revenue Service (Sars) this week, with the biggest unions – Nehawu, as well as the Civil Servants Association – downing tools from the middle of the week.. Photo: Gallo Images/Sharon Seretto BUSINESS Thousands of SA Revenue Service (Sars) workers from the National Education, Health and Allied Workers […]

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“I hope we can see each other again”

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has revealed his desire to stay at Real Betis after a successful loan spell this season. However, his £100,000-a-week salary proved to be an obstacle to his return to the club. The Spanish right-back has made 32 appearances for the hometown club this season and helped guide Betis to fifth place […]

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Miners get 108% pay rise

Minors BY MTHANDAZO NYONI ZIMBABWE mining workers have won a 108.5% pay rise following collective bargaining, which will see the lowest-paid worker in the sector earn $93,074 a month. Before the adjustment, the lowest paid mining employee earned $44,640 per month, while the highest earned$103,536. With the current adjustment, the highest paid employee will now […]

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Two new salary offers snubbed by Sibanye strikers

Striking workers gather at the Driefontein gold mine. Photo: National Union of Miners Another wage offer has been presented to strikers at the Sibanye-Stillwater gold mining operation, but striking unions say the deal has received no support on the ground. A mass meeting called by the unions – the Association of Miners and Construction Union […]

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Australian unions harbor illusions Labor will reverse falling wages

Ahead of Saturday’s federal election, the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) has claimed in a series of press releases that Scott Morrison’s Liberal-National government is solely responsible for falling real wages, soaring prices real estate, rising workplace fatalities and the growth of precarious work. CUTA National Secretary Sally McManus (Photo: Facebook / Sally McManus) […]

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CBA small business boss questions pay rises

“I’m really optimistic about the future,” she said. “The rhetoric around small business has been negative for too long. When I look at small businesses, I see passion, drive, resilience, courage. This is the story we want to bring out. Loading Small businesses had built up cash reserves during lockdowns and were now looking to […]

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Farm worker minimum wage changes could push Gray Nomads out of industry

Since losing her job during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cathy Downie has worked on farms in Australia. Key points: A minimum hourly wage for piece pickers was introduced on April 28 Union officials visit farms to tell people about revised horticulture price Producers are frustrated with the increase in administrative work “I’m over 50, so I […]

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Inflation drives another California minimum wage hike

California’s minimum wage will rise again in January, to $15.50 an hour for all workers. California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the increase in a statement Thursday, saying the expected increase is the result of inflation above 7%. Newsom’s office pointed to the COVID-19 pandemic causing supply chain issues and “labour market friction,” as well as […]

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South Africa’s powerful unions engage in tough wage negotiations

Strikers affiliated with the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) sing outside the Sibanye-Stillwater Driefontein gold mine near Carletonville, South Africa, May 6, 2022. (PHILL MAGAKOE/AFP via Getty Images) Controversial pay negotiations in the public and mining sectors in South Africa could lead to more strikes that disrupt business operations and public services, with […]

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Greens propose giving Australian artists a ‘living wage’ of $772 a week

“The arts have gotten us all through lockdowns and now is the time to be there for them.” Australian artists could receive an annual salary from the government to create music and art under a pilot scheme proposed by the Greens. Musicians and artists are still coming to terms with how their livelihoods have been […]

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Artists paid a year’s salary to create works under proposed plan to revive the arts

“The arts sector contributes approximately $15 billion a year to our GDP. It’s about the same contribution to the economy as the sports sector, but it provides around 70,000 more jobs,” he said. “Nearly 200,000 people work in the arts, that’s four times the number of jobs in the coal mining industry. Imagine a pub […]

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April jobs report shows solid gain of 428,000, slowing wage growth

Updated 8:56 a.m. EST The U.S. economy added slightly more new jobs last month, the Labor Department said on Friday, while wage growth slowed, suggesting that the Federal Reserve’s efforts to stabilize the labor market jobs with higher interest rates are starting to pay off. The Bureau of Labor Statistics said 428,000 new jobs were […]

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Ghana: Unions Urged for Resolve in 2023 Wage Negotiations

Former President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Ms. Philippa Larsen, has urged organized labor leaders to be vigilant and resolute in negotiating the National Daily Minimum Wage and 2023 wages. She pleaded with leaders not to accept any percentage increase below the country’s inflation rate. Ms Larsen made the call during the […]

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Sibanye defends CEO’s R300m salary amid wage strike

According to the company’s books, CEO Neal Froneman walked away with R300 million in his pocket in the 2021 financial year. This includes a base salary of R12.4 million in 2021, a bonus of R7.8 million and a payout of R264 million from contingent share proceeds. While talks between Sibanye and his employees have been […]

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Sibanye set to meet Mantashe over salary impasse

It is understood that the closed meeting will take place on Monday. Last week, striking unions rejected the company’s final wage offer. The unions want a raise of more than 1,000 rand for surface and underground miners and 6% for craftsmen, miners and civil servants, but the company has refused to back down on its […]

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Hawaii House and Senate to Vote on Raising Minimum Wage to $18 | app

HONOLULU (AP) — A committee of Hawaii senators and representatives on Friday agreed to legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage to $18 an hour by 2028. The bill goes to the full House and Senate for votes next week. × This page requires JavaScript. Javascript is required for you to play premium content. […]

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The gender pay gap is narrowing in some regions

The gender pay gap has been a hot topic in recent years. Men have traditionally earned more money than women. Nationally, the gender wage gap is narrower among younger workers and the gap varies by geographic region. According to a new analysis from the Pew Research Center, in 22 of 250 metropolitan areas in the […]

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Jalen Rose on the TV athlete pay gap, his divorce and why you should always listen to his NBA predictions

We need our equally former athletes, and, above all, as former basketball players. In the United States, football is king. And a lot of the shows that you see from Monday to Friday, they all feature former football players. And it’s not, like, since last night, it’s been 25 years. Think about it: [Mike] Golic, […]

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Stop asking for a pay rise, workers in Central Visayas said

BENEFICIARIES Workers at a garment factory in the city of Lapu-Lapu, pictured in this 2020 photo, will benefit from the approval of wage increase demands in Central Visayas. —PHOTO COURTESY OF MEPZ WORKERS ALLIANCE TAGBILARAN CITY, Bohol, Philippines — The business sector representative to the Tripartite Regional Wages and Productivity Board in Central Visayas (RTWPB) […]

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Sibanye-Stillwaters CEO Neal Froneman earns R300m as miners demand pay rise

Sibanye-Stillwater CEO Neal Froneman has won an astonishing R300m salary in 2021 after previously earning R62.73m in 2020 Froneman’s base salary is R12.42m, his bonus was R7.8m and R264m in contingent shares was paid Company miners who have been on strike for 40 days have lost just under a billion rand in wages PAY ATTENTION: […]

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$2 billion pay and bonus deal for 46,000 state employees wins final legislative approval – Hartford Courant

HARTFORD — Despite complaints from Republicans about costs, Senate Democrats on Friday granted final legislative approval for a nearly $2 billion financial deal for 46,000 state employees in an election year. The agreement between the state employees unions and Governor Ned Lamont provides one-time bonuses of $3,500 and 2.5% wage increases in the first three […]

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Sibanye-Stillwater raises wage offer for striking gold miners in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, April 22 (Reuters) – Mining company Sibanye-Stillwater (SSWJ.J) offered South African gold miners a higher wage offer on Friday after a month-and-a-half strike at its gold mines in the country. Under Sibanye’s ‘final settlement offer’, junior employees would receive an annual raise of R850 per month each year between 2022 and 2024, including a […]

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Supporters of slain Mexican activist appeal

Mariano Abarca Roblero is shown in this still image taken from video in August 2009 in Chicomuselo, Chiapas. Family and supporters of Mexican activist who was killed after opposing a Canadian company’s mining project are asking the Supreme Court of Canada to review a federal ombudsman’s decision not to investigate the affair. […]

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Paytime: How more Australians are accessing pay before payday

With around 70% of Australians living hand-to-mouth, more and more people want to access their pay sooner. More and more Australians are looking to access their pay earlier to meet the rising cost of living. Sydney resident Antonia Janti is one of those people who dip into her salary when she experiences a shortfall, such […]

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Verizon raises minimum wage to $20 an hour for US employees

Reuters Monday, April 18, 2022 10:01 a.m. April 18 (Reuters) – U.S. mobile operator Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ.N) announced on Monday that it would raise the minimum wage for its new and existing employees in customer service, retail and inside sales to $20 an hour amid a tight […]

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Review of salary increases in Northeast Minnesota – Hometown Focus

In the last year and a half of this pandemic economy and this labor market, we have focused on the number of jobs. Although the change in employment is probably the most important indicator of the health and respective recoveries of different regions and industries, it is certainly not the only measure available. Wages are […]

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South African unions begin wage talks with platinum miners

Amplats also offered to backdate the new wages from April 1, if the unions agree to sign the agreement this month, he said. Mabapa has refused to disclose what the union is asking. Amplats did not immediately respond to emailed questions. The NUM is leading the talks jointly with rival Association of Mineworkers and Construction […]