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Silicon Valley financial software giant Intuit to pay back $555,000 to 2,600 workers over missed overtime payments

The DOL said Intuit hadn't kept accurate pay records and hadn't paid workers for some time spent on…

Grace Dean   


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If investigators find Wistron management guilty, here's what is at stake for the company

Supplier of Apple iPhones in India, Wistron, claims a software ‘glitch’ is the reason why its contr…

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What happens to student-loan borrowers who miss payments starting next month

Federal student-loan payments are resuming next week. Here are your options if you can't, or won't,…

Ayelet Sheffey   


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All the ways student-loan borrowers can get help on their monthly payments — and new relief to look out for next year

For the first time in over three years, millions of student-loan borrowers are facing a monthly bil…

Ayelet Sheffey   


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The $7.25 minimum wage is 13 years old — inflation has made it worth less than it's been in decades

It's been so long since Congress last raised the federal minimum wage that it's ready for its bar m…

Juliana Kaplan,Joseph Zeballos-Roig,Madison Hoff   


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Student-loan agencies illegally seized $37 million from borrowers' wages during the pandemic

The CARES Act put wage garnishment for student-loan borrowers on pause, but Education Dept. data fo…

Ayelet Sheffey   


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The Education Dept. illegally garnished paychecks during the pandemic and can't find 11,000 people who deserve refunds

The CARES Act prohibited the Education Dept. from withholding wages for federal student loan borrow…

Ayelet Sheffey   


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Payday lenders target communities of color. But fintechs offering small-dollar loans and flexible wages may help break the debt trap.

Fintechs offering small-dollar loans and early access to wages could help break minority communitie…

Shannen Balogh   


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Everything student-loan borrowers need to know about what will happen when payments restart this fall without broad debt relief

The Supreme Court struck down Biden's student-loan forgiveness, but payments are still resuming in …

Ayelet Sheffey   


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House Democrats pass Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, sending it to the Senate as minimum wage fight looms

The legislation includes a new round of stimulus checks and unemployment aid. Senate Democrats may …

Joseph Zeballos-Roig   


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Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan is set to collide with Republicans - and it could force Democrats to scrap measures like a $15 minimum wage

The rescue package is already running into early Republican opposition that threatens provisions li…

Joseph Zeballos-Roig   


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What Biden's new plan does for direct payments to Americans via tax credits - and what it doesn't

From expanded health care credits to child tax credits, Biden plans to assist working families and …

Ayelet Sheffey   


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This cafe chain owner who pays $15 an hour says his commitment to treating staff fairly helped him avoid the labor shortage

Nick Stone, CEO of Bluestone Lane, said he's hired 400 new employees in the last eight months and n…

Zahra Tayeb   


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Jobless people would be better off with a second stimulus check than with the payroll tax cut that Trump is championing: McConnell

Sen. Mitch McConnell said the payroll tax cut was left out of the GOP coronavirus relief proposal b…

Joseph Zeballos-Roig   


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Millions of people who received a stimulus check are also getting a signed letter from Trump praising his own economic response

The letter says the Trump administration is "waging total war" on the coronavirus. Critics say the …

Joseph Zeballos-Roig   


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The spring labor shortage will push wages up 3% before settling, Goldman says

Goldman Sachs said that generous unemployment insurance has created a higher 'reservation wage' - b…

Ayelet Sheffey   


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Employers can now pay wages to workers through cheque or e-mode. It’s a law now

Before introduction of a bill to amend the 1936 Act on February 3, an Ordinance was promulgated by …

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3 reasons why Wall Street isn't worried about a $15 minimum wage hike, according to 3 experts

Only 10 companies have cited or used the term "minimum wage" on earnings calls since December 15, a…

Carla Mozée   


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Textile company moves SC against govt order for payment of full wages during coronavirus lockdown

The plea has challenged the constitutional validity of the Government Order dated March 29, 2020 is…

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