– The Wall Street Journal
One of the least discussed parts of America’s income tax is how progressive it is, and the tax overhaul didn’t change that fact. In 2018, top earners will pay a higher share of income taxes.
Homes “Earn” Minimum Wage Or More In Almost Half The Nation’s Largest Cities
According to a new study by Zillow, In 24 of the 50 largest U.S. cities, home value appreciation per working-hour is higher than local minimum wage, but renters are struggling just to come up with enough money to break into the market.
– The New York Times
A tight labor market and an explosion of new restaurants have made finding and keeping help ever more difficult across the country.
From San Francisco’s NPR affiliate: “Workers in the industry, especially fast food, struggle with sexual harassment and assault. Workers of color are paid less than white workers and have fewer opportunities for advancement. In cities where the cost of living is high, restaurants struggle to find staff. How can restaurants become better workplaces for employees, especially women and people of color? And what can those of us who eat out do to support ethical food jobs?”