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12/22/2017 - Get Ready Business Owners: Minimum Wages Are Going Up All Over The Place In 2018

Get Ready Business Owners: Minimum Wages Are Going Up All Over The Place In 2018

– The Washington Post

The Washington Post looks at the 21 states and 38 cities and counties will see their minimum wages increase in 2018 as a result of ballot measures passed in previous years that will be taking effect.

Corporate America’s Gender Gap: Few Women In The C-Suite

– The New York Times

The C-suite is corporate America’s big sex scandal. Women hold fewer than a quarter of senior executive titles, new research finds. The tsunami of harassment exposés makes the paucity of women in leading positions even more egregious. Women hold only 23 percent of senior executive posts with a title that includes the word chief, according to an analysis by Korn Ferry of the top 1,000 United States companies by revenue. That’s a small drop from 24 percent in 2016.

The Biggest Labor Stories Of 2017: A Look Back In Horror And Hope

– In These Times

The pro-labor In These Times highlights the labor movements greatest gains and losses in 2017.

For Hotel Workers, Weinstein Allegations Put A Spotlight On Harassment

– The New York Times

For employees of the Peninsula and other hotels, those allegations point to the mistreatment women endure alone in suites all the time. There is no evidence Mr. Weinstein abused hotel workers. But employees say hotels too often put discretion and deference to powerful customers before the well-being of women who work there, a claim that is catching hold in an industry under mounting pressure to protect workers.