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Here’s what fast-food workers earn in every state

The federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, but fast-food workers earn different wages in states across the US.

Here is the lowest-paying job in every US state

Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found the job in each state with the lowest average annual salary.

These 6 maps show how the economies of all 50 US states and DC are doing

Business Insider recently ranked the economies of all 50 states and DC, based on six economic measures. Here's how each state fared on those measures.
A demonstrator holds a sign, signifying hundreds of thousands of federal employees who won’t be receiving their paychecks as a result of the partial government shutdown

Some federal workers received their first $0 paychecks Friday because of the government shutdown but there is some good news

About 800,000 federal workers were supposed to get paid on Friday, instead they got $0 paychecks because of the partial government shutdown.
California has the top three cities with properties over $1 million.

It’s more affordable to rent than buy in most US cities, report finds

As home prices continue to grow faster than wages, an increasing number of Americans may turn to rentals.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos makes more in one minute than the median US worker makes in one year.

We did the math to calculate how much money Jeff Bezos makes in a year, month, week, day, hour, minute, and second

Billionaire couple Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos announced they are getting divorced. The Amazon CEO makes nearly $150,000 a minute.

The blowout jobs report seems to ‘make a mockery’ of recession fears, economist says

With eyes on a burgeoning labor market, some are rethinking warnings of an imminent downturn.

Fast-food companies like McDonald’s struggling to find workers should take a page from the playbook of places like Disney and Target

The best way to get more employees in fast-food industry is to raise wages and allow workers to organize, writes Wall Street veteran Morris Pearl.
Walmart is next on Sanders' list.

After wrangling with Amazon, Bernie Sanders has set his sights on Walmart

Bernie Sanders is taking on Walmart. The senator is introducing legislation meant to compel the retailer to boost its minimum wage up to $15 an hour.

Trump’s top economic adviser Larry Kudlow says the federal minimum wage is a ‘terrible idea’

Larry Kudlow, Trump's economic adviser, said the federal minimum wage doesn't make sense and corporate tax cuts are the best way to boost pay.