Tag: wages

The Death of the Traditional Pay Check? U.S. Workers Want Faster Access to Wages, Finds Workforce Institute at Kronos Survey

This post was originally published on this site Official News from the Kronos Blog Today’s on-demand society should prompt organizations to rethink when employees get paid in 2020: Nearly 3 out of every 4 U.S. employees (72%) want access to their wages before their pay day, according to The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated. The “Death of the Traditional Pay Check” survey was conducted online by The…

Jobs Up By 161,000 In October As Wages Also Grow

Wages were the October economic surprise as a government report this morning said average annual hourly pay increased to 2.8 percent during the month, while employers added 161,000 workers to their payrolls and unemployment dipped to 4.9 percent.

Wages stagnate despite improved economy

Unemployment is down to 6.1%, layoffs are way down and 2.5 million jobs were added over the past year, according to The Associated Press. Despite these strong numbers, hourly pay has increased only 2%. The disparity may be due to the number of people searching for full-time employment, experts say.

Cheerleader files wage lawsuit against Oakland Raiders

A National Football League cheerleader has filed a lawsuit that says the Oakland Raiders failed to pay her the minimum wage and illegally withheld her paycheck until the season ended. The lawsuit should serve as a reminder to employers to be mindful of pay periods and to avoid unintentionally paying workers less than minimum wage, lawyer Russell Berger writes.