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Jobs & Work
Democrats in Congress have introduced a bill to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 over two years. Apparently it has the president’s support.
Last year, half of American workers made less than $27,519, about what they made in 1998. Meanwhile, the number of workers making at least $5 million grew nearly 27 percent.
Data show that households in several European countries divide housework up more fairly than those in the U.S. do.
Employers may now allow up to $500 left over in a health flexible spending account to carry over into the following year.
Census data show the metropolitan areas with the highest and lowest median household incomes. Is your city on the list?
Many of those polled said there were few available jobs, few that paid well, and few with adequate benefits. Many cited personal experience with age discrimination.