Tag: wages

Prominent chef tells Fed that worker shortages are due to ‘life changes’ in wake of pandemic

The reason that there is a worker shortage in the U.S. restaurant industry is that employees decided to make “life changes” as they went through...

Labour Code may lead to overtime pay for white-collar, managerial employees

Professionals putting in extra hours at work may have something to cheer for in the new labour codes as the new law, if implemented in...

Covid-19 crisis to inflict massive downward pressure on wages in the near future: ILO

Informal workers’ wages have seen steeper cuts than formal workers in recent times even while states have deferred the minimum wage hike in the times...

View: Govt needs to reduce nonessential expenses

For a minuscule minority whose jobs or salaries remained safe, the Covid-19 lockdown has been a blessing. Some rediscovered old talents, others developed new skills....

The economy still has a mountain to climb, but it’s digging itself out faster than expected

Is the economy half-full or half-empty? That’s the burning question after a surprisingly upbeat U.S. jobs report for August. Read: U.S. regains 1.4 million jobs...

Rand Paul’s hopes for a flat tax

If Rand Paul – the Libertarian-leaning, conservative senator from Kentucky – chooses to run for president in 2016, expect to hear a lot about a...