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Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says

The world's largest retailer raised wages for its hourly workers to $10 per hour earlier this year, but labor groups have called the raise inadequate.
Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales

Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon spoke about initiatives such as online grocery pick up, the retailer's two-day shipping program and its mobile wallet, Wal-Mart Pay.
Wal-Mart Attributes Higher Quarterly Profits to Increased Wages
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Attributes Higher Quarterly Profits to Increased Wages

'We are very pleased with the traffic increases, and I think that goes along with what we are seeing with customer experience scores that continue to improve,' CFO says.
What Job Field Saw the Biggest Wage Growth?
Wages

What Job Field Saw the Biggest Wage Growth?

A new report also highlights the biggest loser.
Lindsay Friedman
Warehouse Workers Accuse Target of Not Paying Overtime, File Lawsuit
Target

Warehouse Workers Accuse Target of Not Paying Overtime, File Lawsuit

The lawsuit seeks class action status for misclassifying a position as exempt from overtime.
California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk
Minimum Wage

California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk

With a $15-an-hour wage, lawmakers in the Golden State tell business owners, 'Go east, young man.'
Ray Hennessey
California Unions, Lawmakers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage

California Unions, Lawmakers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage

If the deal passes the legislature, the wage hike would take effect in 2022.
The Minimum Wage Battle Is Here to Stay
Franchise 500

The Minimum Wage Battle Is Here to Stay

The fight will continue to drag on, state by state and city by city, over the next few years.
What Your Salary Says About You
Salary

What Your Salary Says About You

A look at some of the commonly believed myths about compensation.
Don't Go the Way of Gravity Payments. Focus on Fairness, Balance in Salary Management.
Employee Compensation

Don't Go the Way of Gravity Payments. Focus on Fairness, Balance in Salary Management.

Have an objective compensation system that lets employees focus on intrinsic rewards.
Joel Trammell
Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'
Wages

Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'

In eliminating tipping at his restaurants, Danny Meyer just may have proven how necessary gratuities are.
Ray Hennessey
3 Ways to Address the Salary Chasm Between CEOs and Employees
Salaries

3 Ways to Address the Salary Chasm Between CEOs and Employees

Business leaders earning hundreds of times more than their employees are under increasing pressure to narrow the pay gap.
Heather R. Huhman
5 Actions to Take Right Now to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase
Preparation

5 Actions to Take Right Now to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase

Whether you agree with it or not, these increases are coming. Stop complaining and start preparing.
Gene Marks
Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)
Ready To Launch

Why It Might Make Sense to Pay Your Employees in Bitcoin (VIDEO)

Bitwage bills itself as the world's first payroll startup to incorporate the cost- and time-saving benefits of Bitcoin.
Geoff Weiss