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US small businesses feel mixed impact from China's economy

...have gone up more than 5 percent over the last eight months along with factory workers' wages. And factory owners are under pressure to keep raising wages - more than 200 strikes have been reported this year in the southern province of Guangdong...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-04/us-small-businesses-feel-m
Fed survery finds housing, auto sales boosting growth

...were also a bright spot in most regions. Wages were reported to be "relatively stable...regions, although several districts noted wages heading higher in some industries.St...the businesses surveyed reported rising wages in the last three months, while Cleveland...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-02/fed-survery-finds-housing-
Trade strategy slips out

...production facilities, produce cheap goods and sell them anywhere in the world without paying tariffs, and at slave labor wages.The con is to destroy competition from small American companies that must pay for environmental/health regulations and labor...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-08-31/trade-strategy-slips-out
NFL hall of famer considers Columbia County for online staffing agency

...industries, Bettis said."It's all about providing full-time wages through a part-time opportunity that has become more prevalent...still earn a living and supporting their families on part-time wages. Maybe it's multiple jobs and opportunities, but it provides...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-31/nfl-hall-famer-considers-c
Why do so many people embrace socialism?

...respond to rewards. For convenience, let us divide people into two categories. In one they offer services as employees for wages, good working conditions, pensions and other emoluments. These people are motivated by the incentive-reward process. Those...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-08-30/why-do-so-many-p
Paying the price for equal wages

...organization (such as salary, benefits and recognition).Bottom line: Equally skilled employees can't be paid unequal wages, nor can unequally skilled employees be paid the same wage without ensuing distress.McMaster said Price couldn't see her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-08-09/paying-price-equal-wa
Japan's economy contracts in April-June quarter

...companies to use their surging corporate profits to raise wages and domestic investment - a priority seen as vital to...investments overseas, rather than in Japan or on increasing wages.Wages fell 2.9 percent in June from a year earlier, according...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-17/japans-economy-contracts-a
See films at Black Cat Picture Show

...events are $8 each day.Satur day's event concludes with the Wages of Cine pick and Sunday's event will be followed by an awards...Viewers Choice and then we have a special category called the Wages of Cine selection."Bailey said he was pleasantly surprised...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-08-18/see-films-black-cat-p
US home sales hit fastest pace since early 2007

...and caused rental prices to increase at 4.3 percent, more than double the meager 2.1 annual increase in average hourly wages.Fewer millennials younger than 34 are forming households and the purchase of first homes is increasingly deferred. The median...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/us-home-sales-hit-fastest-
Legal showdown looms over NCAA's ban on paying student-athletes

...society. Prices drop when companies compete to sell laptops, coffee and cars. When firms compete to hire the best workers, wages rise.With some exceptions for the greater good, U.S. law generally bans companies from striking deals that curtail competition...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-08-22/legal-showdown-looms-over