Federal Grants Awarded to Prevent Layoffs

Short-time compensation programs expand in 13 states with nearly $38M in grants to prevent layoffs Work-sharing initiative seeks to reduce costly impacts on workers and employers WASHINGTON — Losing a job is a difficult experience — fraught with uncertainty, fear and stress. Finding a new job is time-consuming and lost income creates a financial burden. […]
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20 States in 2015 will Benefit from Minimum Wage Increases

Ringing in the New Year with a Raise President Obama first called on Congress to raise the national minimum wage nearly two years ago. While Congress hasn’t acted, there is plenty of good news: coast-to-coast grassroots progress has resulted in 17 states, plus the District of Columbia and several other localities, raising their minimum wages […]
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