2017 Minimum Wage Raised in 21 States

19 States Start Paying Better 2017 Minimum Wage Jan 1st 2017 minimum wage is about to increase in 19 states at the beginning of this year with two more states scheduled to do the same later in the year. While federal minimum wage at $7.25/h has not changed for years, most state legislatures acted in […]
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HUD to Connect Low-Income Workers with Job Opportunities Nationwide

New national registry and proposed policy changes to stimulate local economies by connecting low-income residents and qualified businesses with HUD-funded contracting opportunities WASHINGTON– U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Julián Castro today in Miami announced new changes to strengthen a federal program called “Section 3” that directs jobs and training to low-income workers […]
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