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Tariffs, wages make Mexico an auto mecca

...welcome the above-average wages, they are speaking out more...says Mexico's auto-making wages are now below China, but better than Mexico's minimum wage of $4.50 per day.There...the workers to be paid lower wages than longtime union employees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-24/tariffs-wages-make-mexico-
Spurs' Kawhi Leonard chosen NBA's Defensive Player of the Year

...Stars such as former MVP Steve Nash and Hall of Fame inductee Dikembe Mutumbo opened a four-day training camp Thursday to wage athletic diplomacy and boost the profile of Cuba's arguably fourth most-popular sport, after baseball, boxing and soccer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2015-04-23/spurs-kawhi-leonard-chosen-nb
Seattle CEO says he will cut his pay to give every employee a minimum wage of $70,000

...companies, Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law isn't doing enough to help workers...Earlier this month, Seattle's minimum wage law went into effect, which will eventually...national chains had to raise their minimum wage to at least $11 an hour when the law took...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/seattle-ceo-says-he-will-c
US home sales roared back to life in March

...pace of the nearly six-year recovery has kept wages from rising significantly, which has put homes...Prices are climbing at roughly four times the pace of wage growth. Average hourly wages have risen only 2.1 percent over the past year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-22/us-home-sales-roared-back-
'Post and Courier' wins Pulitzer for reporting on the deadly toll of domestic violence

...systems. Kathleen Kingsbury of The Boston Globe was recognized for editorial writing; she looked at restaurant workers' low wages and examined the toll of income inequality.The Pulitzers, established by newspaper publisher Joseph Pulitzer and first given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-20/post-and-courier-wins-pulitze
Fight for $15 fast food union expands

...expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice...International Union, which represents low-wage workers in areas like home care, child...governments to consider higher minimum wages, nudged companies to announce pay hikes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-15/fight-15-fast-food-union-expands
Auto workers president rejects lower-tier of wages

...has too many tiers of lower wages.Williams was responding to...members to end a second tier of wages that's about half the $28...than the $15.28 starting wage for second-tier workers...Actually, a third tier of wages already is in place at several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-25/auto-workers-president-rej
Unemployment rate for recent college grads rose in 2014

...at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found that wages for recent college graduates haven't kept up with overall wages since the Great Recession. Between 2007 and 2014, median wages for all full-time workers rose 15 percent. For recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-16/unemployment-rate-recent-c
Fed survey finds US economy growing at moderate pace

...showing modest improvements despite the higher layoffs in the energy sector with some regions reporting difficulty in finding skilled workers.The report said there were some examples of modest upward pressure on wages and overall prices.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-15/fed-survey-finds-us-econom
Georgia tax collection keeps rising

...state. Refunds were down 3 percent, and non-resident taxes rose slightly.Sales taxes, after accounting for refunds, was essentially flat, suggesting that Georgians are saving their higher wages or paying off bills rather than spending.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-04-07/georgia-tax-collection-keep-