01 January, 2018
The ordinance approved last year by the Miami Beach City Commission set a minimum wage of $10.31 an hour to take effect in 2018, with the wage going up $1 a year to $13.31 on January 1, 2021.
As a broader minimum wage increase for NY workers goes into effect Sunday, fast-food workers in the state will be getting a raise, too. Instead of increasing minimum wage, Goodell said he has advocated for other ways to help, such as increasing the earned income tax credit and focusing on job mentoring and training.
China's Didi said to be worth $56B after raising more cash
Didi Chuxing announced in August that it is backing Uber's Estonian rival Taxify with financial investment and support on technology developments.
N Korea denies role in WannaCry ransomware attack
The North was also suspected of involvement in a cyberattack on Sony's USA subsidiary 3 years ago. It also distanced North Korea from the attack and called it a "grave political provocation".
Census: Illinois loses title of 5th largest state to Pennsylvania
On the bright side, IL has seen an increased racial, ethnic and gender diversity in the state's work-aged population. Idaho was the fastest growing at 2.2 percent from July 1, 2016 to July 1, 2017, according the Census Bureau.
Some cities in the Bay Area will have an increase in wages that will be higher. Then, the wage will increase according to a formula. Cathy Young, R-Olean, and Goodell for making sure the increase to $15 is phased in over the next few years. Employees seem to feel that it does not matter, if you switch jobs or not when getting paid so little. Businesses have stated that if they pay less than $15 an hour, they have retention issues. An establishment is considered a fast food restaurant if it "offers limited service where customers order and pay before eating, including restaurants with tables but without full table service and places that only provide take-out service", according to the state Department of Labor. Lawmakers later changed the law to only require employers to make up the difference when tips don't exceed the minimum wage.
"New York has made major strides in the fight for economic equality, social justice, and workers' rights, and with the rollout of this historic minimum wage increase and the strongest paid family leave program in the country, we continue to protect the wallets of middle class New Yorkers", says Cuomo.