If you applied for a job at Publix recently, you just might be in line for some cash. The supermarket chain based in Lakeland, will shell out nearly $6.8 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over background checks.
As a long time food service industry employee I know first-hand what it is like to work for minimum wage, or even less, and women make up the majority of this low wage job field.
Wal-Mart is planning to abandon the minimum wage. On Wednesday, Wal-Mart's CEO Douglas McMillion told reporters that the company plans to pay all workers at a rate higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour, although he declined to say how much more. "It is our intention over time...
Marshalls and HomeGoods are looking for qualified candidates to full 160 low-wage positions, including store associates, cashiers, customer experience coordinators and maintenance associates.
Women are driving small business growth, starting more than 1,200 net new women-owned businesses every day. But the deck is stacked against us – especially women of color – and we still face major barriers to success in business, from access to capital to affordable child care to outdated workplace standards that don’t work for our families and employees.
Lowly paid hotel maids at Marriott hotels in Orlando may receive a little extra cash, thanks to a campaign called "The Envelope Please."