Wages

Ad fraud war wages on: More fraud to be stopped than successful in 2019

  Financial losses from ad fraud are finally hitting a slowdown, according to a report released Monday by the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) in collaboration with cybersecurity company White Ops. The report anticipates ad fraud losses to total $5.8 billion globally in 2019 – an almost 11 percent drop from the $6.5 billion global …

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In The News: March Madness Distracts Workers, Raising Wages May Force You to Reduce Hours

Did it feel like everyone in your office this week was a little distracted? Were you a little distracted? There’s a reason for that. Monday was the first work day with the new NCAA March Madness bracket. That means workers everywhere — even in virtual offices these days — were really hard at work … …

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Minimum Wages Rise, Hours Cut for Whole Foods Employees

Amazon recently began a $15 minimum wage for its employees at Whole Foods, but then the grocery store began cutting workers’ hours, according to the Guardian. The multinational e-commerce company enacted the increased wage in November for all U.S. workers, in response to public pressure and criticism over its pay for employees. The same wage increase that the supermarket chain employees fought for, …

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U.S. Wages Grew 2.8% in 2018, Should You Increase Staff Compensation?

Unemployment numbers have been at historic lows recently, and this is having a positive effect on the stagnant wages of the past decade. According to the ADP Research Institute Workforce Vitality Report (WVR), the fourth quarter of 2018 delivered year-over-year wage growth of 3.4% to end the year. 2018 Wage Growth Statistics Overall, 2018 provided wage growth of …

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Court: Women can’t be paid less than men based on past wages

article Relying on a woman’s previous salary to determine her pay for a new job perpetuates disparities in the wages of men and women and is illegal when it results in higher pay for men, a federal appeals court ruled Monday. The unanimous ruling by an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of …

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One reason wages aren’t rising faster

Wage growth remains stubbornly low — and one trend across many U.S. companies could be contributing to the problem: Cutting middle managers. Even though the economy added 1.5 million jobs so far in 2018, wage growth has been persistently sluggish, said Brian Kropp, group vice president of the HR Practice at Gartner, a global research …

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