Wages and salaries

FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2017 file photo, White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is seen in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The White House on March 31, was set to release financial disclosure forms for more than 100 of it's top administration officials. Bannon, disclosed assets between $13 million and $56 million, including his influential political consultancy, Bannon Strategic Advisors Inc., worth as much as $25 million. Bannon also disclosed that he earned slightly less than $200,000 last year as executive director of Breitbart News Network LLC, before he resigned to join Trump’s campaign last August.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 31, 2017 - 10:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House released financial disclosures for many of its senior officials Friday — a group of some of the wealthiest people ever to join a presidential administration. The documents provide a snapshot of what the employees' finances looked like when they joined government...
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March 30, 2017 - 4:47 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A group of strawberry pickers from Bangladesh have won a case against Greece at Europe's highest human rights court, after being shot at by employers for demanding unpaid wages. The Council of Europe's Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday in favor of 42 Bangladeshi nationals,...
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March 28, 2017 - 4:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo says it will pay $110 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over up to 2 million accounts its employees opened for customers without getting their permission. It's the first private settlement that Wells has reached since the company paid $185 million to federal and...
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Police block women during a rally at the U.S. Embassy to mark International Women's Day Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. Women all over the world mark the women's day with rallies and protests to highlight the role of women in society. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
March 08, 2017 - 3:33 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on International Women's Day events (all times local): 4:30 a.m. Scores of women working in the childcare industry in Australia have walked off the job early on International Women's Day to protest what they deem inadequate pay rates. The United Voice union, which...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 file photo, Kenyan nurses and other health-workers on strike demonstrate over low pay at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya. A Kenyan judge Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 has jailed seven officials of the medics union for failing to call off a two-month strike by doctors at public hospitals that has seen at least a dozen die due to lack of medical care. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
February 13, 2017 - 3:20 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan judge Monday jailed seven officials of the medics union for a month for failing to call off a two-month strike by doctors at public hospitals that has seen at least a dozen die due to lack of medical care. Judge Hellen Wasilwa said she could not delay further the...
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FILE – In this June 11, 2013, file photo, Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts speaks during The Cable Show 2013 convention in Washington. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, that bans employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary histories, despite Philadelphia-based Comcast's vow to challenge the measure in court. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 24, 2017 - 2:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women. Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney signed...
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FILE – In this June 11, 2013, file photo, Comcast Corp. CEO Brian Roberts speaks during The Cable Show 2013 convention in Washington. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney signed a bill Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, that bans employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary histories, despite Philadelphia-based Comcast's vow to challenge the measure in court. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
January 23, 2017 - 11:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Despite a threat from cable giant Comcast to take legal action, Philadelphia has banned employers from asking potential hires to provide their salary history, a move supporters say is a step toward closing the wage gap between men and women. Democratic Mayor Jim Kenney signed...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2010 file photo, a massive fire roars through a neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it is prepared to pay the maximum fine of $3 million after a jury convicted the company of deliberately violating pipeline safety regulations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area and then misleading investigators looking into the blast. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
January 23, 2017 - 3:05 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it is prepared to pay the maximum fine of $3 million after a jury convicted the company of deliberately violating pipeline safety regulations before a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area. But California's...
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FILE - This March 10, 2016, file photo, shows the Legislative Building at dusk at the Capitol in Olympia, Wash. The conversation about paid family leave in Washington state is being revived a decade after passage of a law that was never implemented because lawmakers didn't pay for it. Now lawmakers from the state where companies like Microsoft and Amazon give their employees the benefit are introducing bills for a broader law that would give workers more paid time off, a higher weekly benefit and a steady funding stream. The first hearing on one of the bills happens Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
January 18, 2017 - 4:31 pm
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A decade ago, Washington state created a paid family leave program that required many employers to offer five weeks of paid time off for new parents. But the law that once offered hope to working parents quickly turned into an empty promise because state lawmakers never came...
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FILE - This May 6, 2012, file photo, shows a Wells Fargo sign at a branch in New York. Wells Fargo announced Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, it is completely restructuring how it pays tellers and other bank branch employees after a scandal over its aggressive sales practices. (AP Photo/CX Matiash, File)
January 10, 2017 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo announced a complete restructuring Tuesday of how it pays tellers and other bank branch employees, with incentives now tied to how often customers use their accounts, as the company tries to right itself after a scandal over its aggressive sales practices. The long-...
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