• Trump signs executive order canceling planned pay increase for federal workers in 2019

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday that cancels a planned pay increase for federal workers in 2019.
    Trump previously vowed to cancel the 2.1% raise, telling congressional lawmakers in August it was "inappropriate."
    The order comes a week into a partial government shutdown that has caused thousands of employees to be furloughed or working without pay.
    President Donald Trump issued an executive order Friday that cancels a planned pay increase for federal workers in 2019.
    Trump previously called the raise, a 2.1% increase set to take effect in...
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  • The minimum wage is set to increase in 21 states and DC in 2019 - here's what it will be in every state

    2 monthes ago - By Chron

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    In recent years, several states have set minimum wages higher than the federal minimum of $7.25.
    21 states and Washington, DC are set to increase their minimum wages in 2019, according to data from the Economic Policy Institute and Wolters Kluwer.
    We took a look at what the minimum wage in each state will be in 2019, and how much that wage is increasing.
    While the Federal minimum wage of $7.25 hasn't moved in nearly a decade, several states and cities have set their own higher minimum wages, and many of those are planning increases in 2019.
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  • Trump Issues Order Freezing Federal Workers' Pay in 2019

    2 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Congress may still approve a raise, perhaps as part of legislation to reopen the government. But union leaders condemned the order as unnecessary provocation.
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  • Trump Issues Executive Order Freezing Pay Rate for Federal Workers

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    An executive order was issued on Friday by President Trump freezing federal workers' pay for the 2019 year. This follows through on a pledge from earlier this year to get rid of an across-the-board pay increase among workers.
    In August, Trump had announced he would cancel the 2.1% pay increase starting January due to “serious economic conditions."
    The Hill reported the order also cancels the “locality pay increase,” which adjusts paychecks based on the region of the country where workers are posted. The order however does not impact the 2.6% pay raise for military in 2019 because it was...
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  • The minimum wage is set to increase in 21 states and DC in 2019 - here's what it will be in every state

    The minimum wage is set to increase in 21 states and DC in 2019 - here's what it will be in every state

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    In recent years, several states have set minimum wages higher than the federal minimum of $7.25.
    21 states and Washington, DC are set to increase their minimum wages in 2019, according to data from the Economic Policy Institute and Wolters Kluwer.
    We took a look at what the minimum wage in each state will be in 2019, and how much that wage is increasing.
    While the Federal minimum wage of $7.25 hasn't moved in nearly a decade, several states and cities have set their own higher minimum wages, and many of those are planning increases in 2019.
    Using data from the Economic Policy Institute's...
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