- Some Thibodaux workers to get 3 percent raise Updated: Oct-07-15 10:42 am
THIBODAUX, Louisiana - Some city of Thibodaux employees will receive higher pay starting Jan. 1.
- James Patterson to pay holiday bonuses to bookstore workers Updated: Oct-07-15 8:45 am
NEW YORK - Attention employees at independent bookstores: James Patterson would like to pay you a holiday bonus.
- California governor signs law targeting gender wage gap Updated: Oct-06-15 8:34 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - Female workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation.
- Lawsuit filed to block raises for Mississippi River pilots Updated: Oct-06-15 11:15 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana's chemical industry has filed suit to block raises for two groups of Mississippi River ship pilots.
- American agrees tentative wage deal with gate, ticket agents Updated: Oct-01-15 11:43 am
FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and a union have reached a tentative agreement offering higher wages for about 14,500 customer service and gate agents.
- W.Va. officials: Prevailing wage marks dip slightly overall Updated: Sep-30-15 5:33 pm
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - After a political fight left West Virginia without a minimum wage for contractors on public construction projects for months, new rates put in place Wednesday will decrease pay for most of those jobs only slightly, state officials said.
- Complaint targets Quicken Loans' employee free speech rules Updated: Sep-28-15 8:10 am
DETROIT - Mortgage giant Quicken Loans overly restricts employees' free speech and should rewrite its rules for workers and educate employees about their rights, according to a National Labor Relations Board complaint.
- Court won't stop part of wage law involving franchises Updated: Sep-25-15 5:14 pm
SEATTLE - A federal appeals court decided Friday it will not stand in the way of a provision of Seattle's new $15 minimum wage law that treats franchises like large businesses.
- Prosecutor may modify charges against Jefferson County clerk Updated: Sep-25-15 4:36 pm
PINE BLUFF, Arkansas - A special prosecutor said Friday that the state may reduce or drop some criminal charges against the Jefferson County clerk, who is accused of improperly giving raises to employees.
- Pittsburgh public broadcasting firm cuts 17 jobs, salaries Updated: Sep-25-15 2:35 pm
PITTSBURGH - The public broadcasting company in Pittsburgh, WQED Multimedia, is cutting 17 jobs and executive salaries in order to reduce millions of dollars in long-term debt.
- Atlanta pizza restaurant owner agrees to pay wages, damages Updated: Sep-25-15 6:51 am
ATLANTA - Labor officials say an Atlanta restaurant owner accused of cheating workers out of wages has agreed to pay nearly $330,000 in back wages and damages.
- Poll finds strong support for $15 minimum wage in New York Updated: Sep-24-15 8:23 am
ALBANY, New York - New York state voters strongly support Gov. Andrew Cuomo's call to raise the minimum wage to $15, according to a poll released Thursday.
- Reno approves 1st pay raise in 6 years for most city workers Updated: Sep-24-15 7:05 am
RENO, Nevada - The Reno City Council has approved a new $22 million labor contract that will mean the first pay raise in six years for the bulk of the city's workforce.
- Workers at Alabama auto components plant vote to join union Updated: Sep-23-15 8:32 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Workers at an automotive components manufacturing plant in northeast Alabama voted to join a labor union Wednesday, citing issues such as wage caps and growing use of temporary workers.
- Osceola County mulls $11.66-an-hour minimum wage proposal Updated: Sep-21-15 3:01 am
KISSIMMEE, Florida - Osceola County officials are preparing to vote on an ordinance that would set one of the highest minimum wages for county employees.
- UAW-Fiat Chrysler pact raises pay, profit-sharing Updated: Sep-18-15 11:04 pm
DETROIT - Hourly pay, profit sharing and performance bonuses will rise, but car production will move to lower-cost Mexico and be replaced by trucks and SUVs under a new contract between Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers.
- Southwest contract with pilots could face uphill fight Updated: Sep-18-15 6:20 pm
DALLAS - The president of the pilots' union at Southwest Airlines expects most of the union's directors to vote against a new tentative contract with the nation's fourth-biggest airline.
- Gulfport council approves raises for police officers Updated: Sep-17-15 5:32 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - An annual budget approved by the Gulfport City Council raises police officers' salaries by $2,000.
- NY recovers $3.3M in back wages, penalties from businesses Updated: Sep-17-15 3:02 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Eight-hundred businesses in New York state have paid a total of nearly $3.3 million in back wages, damages and settlements following investigations into worker exploitation.
- The Latest: New Hampshire houses passes budget deal Updated: Sep-16-15 4:37 pm
CONCORD, New Hampshire - The latest on New Hampshire lawmakers voting on a budget deal, including tax cuts for businesses and a pay raise for state employees, and on other bills vetoed by the governor.
- Vermont auditor hits state-backed worker training Updated: Sep-15-15 2:17 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - State Auditor of Accounts Doug Hoffer on Tuesday issued a tough report on the state's worker training subsidies, questioning whether taxpayers are getting their money's worth from the Vermont Training Program.
- Workers who weren't hurt in power plant blast seek lost pay Updated: Sep-15-15 12:36 pm
HARTFORD, Connecticut - More than 40 workers who weren't injured but lost their jobs after a deadly power plant explosion in Connecticut are hoping the state Supreme Court allows them to sue several contractors for hundreds of thousands of dollars in missed wages.
- Group seeking prevailing wage law repeal submits signatures Updated: Sep-14-15 6:04 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Organizers of a drive to repeal Michigan's 50-year-old prevailing wage law have turned in an estimated 390,959 signatures.
- Workers' comp experts gather for Vermont conference Updated: Sep-13-15 9:22 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - State officials and others involved in Vermont's workers' compensation system for those injured on the job are set to gather this week for a conference.
- Firefighters vow to fight on after mayor avoids house arrest Updated: Sep-11-15 8:31 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The latest developments in a decades-old legal dispute in which New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu faces weekend house arrest because the city has yet to come up with a plan to pay $75 million owed to firefighters. All times are local.