Walmart Raises Starting Wages for Store Workers

Walmart, the nation’s largest private employer, is significantly raising its starting wages for store workers, as it battles to recruit and retain workers in a tight retail labor market. On…

Rising Wages Are Good News for Workers but Keep Pressure on the Fed

Wages climbed at a rapid pace in the year through March and the unemployment rate dropped notably last month, signs of a hot labor market that could keep pressure on…

Employer Practices Limit Workers’ Choices and Wages, U.S. Study Argues

Lack of competition, the Biden administration argues, goes a long way to explain why pay for a large share of the American work force is barely higher, after accounting for…

Could Wages and Prices Spiral Upward in America?

As prices for products including gas, steaks, bacon and camping equipment climb rapidly, eating into paychecks and dominating headlines, consumers are more likely to take note and ask for better…

Biden Notes Economic Success as Employment and Wages Rise

President Biden on Friday celebrated unexpectedly rapid January hiring and new data that showed historically strong employment gains over the past year, seizing on good news at a moment when…

Starbucks to Raise Wages for Employees

Starbucks workforce in upstate New York in search of to unionize notched a victory in their effort on Thursday, a day after the enterprise, which is facing a staffing lack,…

Boris Johnson Promotes Rising Wages Amid Shortages in U.K.

In a state bedeviled by acute shortages of items and personnel, Key Minister Boris Johnson is portraying the chaos as a resource of countrywide revival. Gasoline stations in Britain have…

Restaurants Increase Wages and Offer Signing Bonuses

For Ms. Cohen, it was an effort and hard work not only to challenge the incredibly strategy of tipping, which she known as “inherently racist and sexist,” but also to…