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Biden’s plan for a $15 minimum wage could mean one in 5 Americans earns more. Nearly a third of Black workers would get a raise, research suggests.

About a fifth of US workers could see raises under a $US15 federal minimum wage, research finds. That includes nearly a third of Black American workers, the Economic Policy Institute says. The wage bump, facing pushback, is part of President Joe Biden’s $US1.9 trillion stimulus proposal. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Biden’s plan for a $15 minimum wage could mean one in 5 Americans earns more. Nearly a third of Black workers would get a raise, research suggests.
Strategy

This is how you ask your boss for a pay rise

When Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe argued that the real source of workers’ unhappiness was an unwillingness to lobby for higher wages, he overlooked a key tenet of negotiation: we negotiate most successfully when we have highly valued (and scarce) skills. Negotiation is all about who has the power. If […]
This is how you ask your boss for a pay rise