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Elections | The Augusta Chronicle

...C. - Hillary Rodham Clinton says pay equity between men and women, more generous parental leave policies and a higher minimum wage go to the heart of why it's "hard to get ahead and stay ahead in America." Don't Miss Databases: Search public...

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Metro | The Augusta Chronicle

...C. - Hillary Rodham Clinton says pay equity between men and women, more generous parental leave policies and a higher minimum wage go to the heart of why it's "hard to get ahead and stay ahead in America." Rave for Sylvia Cooper. Her "Are You...

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Hillary Clinton says so-called women's issues are at the heart of reigniting middle class

...Hillary Rodham Clinton says pay equity between men and women, more generous parental leave policies and a higher minimum wage are not issues of importance merely to women but concerns that go to the heart of why it's "hard to get ahead and stay ahead...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2015-05-27/hillary-clinto
US home prices rose at steady pace in March from year ago

...rising at a faster pace than their long-term trend. They also rose more quickly in the past 12 months than average hourly wages, which were up just 2.2 percent.That is "narrowing the pool of future home-buyers," Blitzer said. Yet those trends...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-26/us-home-prices-rose-steady
Media CEOs dominate ranks of top-paid executives

...that of the average worker narrowed slightly last year, because average wages crept up more than CEO pay did.A chief executive made about 205 times the average worker's wage, compared with 257 times the year before, according to AP calculations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-26/media-ceos-dominate-ranks-
U.S. new home sales jump in April

...existing home surged 8.9 percent over the past 12 months to $219,400. That's more than four times faster than average hourly wage growth.New construction will likely respond too slowly to immediately meet this demand, developers say.But previous monthly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-26/us-new-home-sales-jump-apr
Rental housing costs more in San Francisco, New York and Washington, but renters see benefits

...1,364, real estate data firm Zillow said Thursday. That's nearly double the 2.1 percent annual increase in hourly wages tracked by the Labor Department.Many renters aspire to own a home. But 70 percent of tenants who dealt with a rent hike in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-25/rental-housing-costs-more-
Put taxes in perspective

...devastated since the financial crisis by the mix of rising debt; the collapse of the value of their assets; and stagnating real wages.And when some politicians talk about "redistribution" to poorer Americans, by and large we're not talking about welfare...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-05-25/put-taxes-perspective
Target profit rises as product revamp pays off

...first-quarter profit, dragged down by its recent moves to raise wages for hourly workers and increase spending in its online operations...tidier stores. It's been vocal about its move to increase wages and training to make its hourly employees happier. It's hoping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-20/target-profit-rises-produc
Part-timers turn attention to sick leave policies

...recently by pushing companies for wage hikes are steering the conversation...Inc., which have announced wage hikes recently, are making...20 percent of workers whose wages are at the bottom 10 percent...in addition to increased wages ? paid personal leave...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-22/part-timers-turn-attention