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Indiana Bill Aimed at Toll Avoiders Would Penalize License Plate Concealment

WDRB reports, “Drivers could pay a premium for trying to avoid paying tolls under a new bill in the Indiana House. ‘This bill is intended to help insure that no one is getting away without paying their fair share,’” a co-author of House Bill 1269 tells the station. Show More Summary

Will I ever get paid overtime? Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), established in 1938, is a federal law that regulates overtime pay, minimum wage, child labor, and recordkeeping. This past Spring, the U.S. Department of Labor approved a proposal to increase the salary threshold to qualify for FLSA standards, meaning anyone working full-time and making less than $47,476 will qualify […]

Thousands of UC Workers Go on Strike for Fair Wages, Pensions

Today, thousands of University of California (UC) administrative, clerical and support workers are on strike across the Golden State, taking a stand against a UC system that has turned its back on them by not paying them a wage thatShow More Summary

Weekly SSRN Tax Article Review And Roundup

This week, Erin Scharff (ASU) reviews a new paper by Jeffrey L. Hoopes (UNC), Leslie A. Robinson (Dartmouth), and Joel B. Slemrod (Michigan), Public Tax-Return Disclosure. Calls for corporations to pay their fair share of taxes assume that corporations aren’t ponying up the way they should. But when it comes...

Don't let California's water pricing tiers fall

Municipal water agencies deny that the sole purpose of tiered pricing — in which users pay more per gallon as they use more gallons — is to encourage conservation, but such rate structures just happen to provide fair and sensible incentives for Californians to use their most precious public resource...

19 States Set to Raise the Minimum Wage in New Year

The Trump administration appears poised to try to roll back any gains that have been made in paying low income Americans more fairly—a prospect accentuated by Trump’s selection of fast food exec Andrew Puzder as his Labor Secretary—but...Show More Summary

How to Get a Pay Raise in 8 Steps

2 weeks agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Only 36 percent of employees feel like they're fairly compensated—here's how to snag that pay increase you deserve.

Qualcomm fined $854M by South Korean antitrust regulators

A year after getting hit by an eye-watering $975 million antitrust fine in China, Qualcomm Inc. is once again on the hook over its business practices. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) today ordered the chip maker to pay $854 million for what it has deemed to be anti-competitive behavior in the mobile processor market. Show More Summary

Qualcomm hit with $853 million fine in South Korea for violating antitrust laws

Qualcomm could end up paying a hefty fine in Korea and amend its business practices. Qualcomm has been fined a record 1.03 trillion won ($853 million) by South Korea's Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) over antitrust violations. The regulator...Show More Summary

Carson Mayor agrees to pay $12,000 in fines to resolve campaign finance law violations

Carson Mayor Albert Robles has agreed to pay $12,000 in fines to settle allegations that he failed to file required economic disclosure statements for personal and political campaign finances. California’s Fair Political Practices Commission approved an agreement last week that resolves several...

Carson Mayor agrees to pay $12,000 in fines to resolve campaign finance law violations

Carson Mayor Albert Robles has agreed to pay $12,000 in fines to settle allegations that he failed to file required economic disclosure statements for personal and political campaign finances. California’s Fair Political Practices Commission approved an agreement last week that resolves several...

Taxpayer-funded arts bodies should pay workers fair rates

last monthAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

The ACT tax and rate-payers provide the money that is allocated by Arts-ACT to arts organisations, and those organisations’ applications for funding should reflect the need to pay staff properly. A Canberra arts organisation recently advertised two contracted positions for which they propose to pay an average of between $40 and $80 A DAY. Show More Summary

William H. Macy Supports Emmy Rossum’s Shameless Equal Pay Fight: ‘She Deserves Everything’

If it seemed like Emmy Rossum's fight to be fairly compensated for her years of work on Shameless might cause behind-the-scenes tension with her better-paid TV dad, William H. Macy, think again. Macy has now come out in support of his longtime co-star, telling TMZ it's "about fucking time" that ... More »

Trump Promised to Kill Billionaires' Favorite Tax Loophole. Of Course His Economic Adviser Loves It.

Kativ/iStock, Robin Platzer/Twin Images/UPPA/ZUMA In an economic policy speech at the Detroit Economic Club in August 2016, Donald Trump repeated a promise he'd made many times on the campaign trail: "The rich will pay their fair share."...Show More Summary

More Than 7 In 10 Americans Fear Homelessness

Photo credit: Fran Urbano via Flickr Creative Commons By Darryl Lorenzo Wellington A long, long time ago, in a place far, far away, I used to dream fairly happily about paying the bills. My mother used to have a special table where she spread the household bills, pursing her lips while she scrutinized them beneath her glasses. Show More Summary

French banks are going to hike their charges once again

From January 1st 2017 anyone with a bank account in France can expect to pay a fair bit more for the pleasure of using it.

Why Ikea has Richard Branson Beat on Paid Leave

To compete in a tight job market, Ikea makes another move to ensure hourly employees receive fair pay and equitablebenefits as those on salary.

Would You Pay $7 Million For A Ferrari LaFerrari That Wasn't Supposed To Exist?

last monthVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

It’s a fairly straight-forward question to ask, especially if you’re aware that a “standard” Ferrari LaFerrari costs “only” $1.4 million. Regardless of your willingness (or apprehension), some deep-pocketed fellow evidently didn’t mind...Show More Summary

Fair access to water for New York's most vulnerable under attack

last monthNews : NY Daily News

New Yorkers who pay the bills that send water through our taps are under attack.

An Exciting Time To Be A St. Louis Booster

If you follow NextSTL, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the St. Louis Business Journal, there is plenty to be excited about in our fair city. I've been paying pretty close attention to development plans, rumors and new construction/rehab projects in St. Show More Summary

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