Monday, November 10, 2014

That is SO last week

The results of last week’s elections may reflect some inconsistency in what voters want. While Republicans made significant gains, minimum wage and paid sick leave initiatives also won big.  In states where both issues were on the ballot, they succeeded. Minimum wages will increase in Alaska, Arkansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota, and paid sick leave will now be required in Massachusetts and several cities. These election results could lead to more wage and hour initiatives from state and local lawmakers.
 
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Posted by: Kate Bischoff