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Community calendar of events for Sept. 25 2018
Girls can sign up for Girl Scouts at rally
Montpelier OK Club holds meeting
Legion Post, Auxiliary to hold district meeting
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August 27, 2018
After tense year, Disney agrees to pay park workers $15 an hour
Classes at the University of Central Florida began last week, and Maddy Johnson still hadn't found enough money to buy her textbooks. The safari...
August 27, 2018 - 3:51pm
North Dakota nurse staffing agency settles federal wage lawsuit
MANDAN, N.D.—A nurse staffing agency settled disputes over wages with more than 100 nurses. Employees of Mandan-based Dakota Travel Nurse...
July 27, 2018 - 5:29pm
July 16, 2018
North Dakota state wages up for first time in three years
BISMARCK—With oil activity on the rise, wages are up in North Dakota following two years of decline. Statistics released by North Dakota Job Service show wages in the state increased 3 percent over 2016 levels, averaging $50,313 statewide in 2017, though not overtaking 2014...
July 16, 2018 - 8:58pm
March 27, 2018
Oil industry's pervasive female pay gap even worse among explorers
A top female earner for a major integrated oil company is a rarity, but among the smaller explorers and producers it's even more of an anomaly....
March 27, 2018 - 9:20am
March 10, 2018
A matter of time? Debate begins over proposed $15 minimum wage in ND
FARGO—The general manager of Homewood Suites here feels fortunate to be spared from the turnover bug that commonly affects the hotel industry....
March 10, 2018 - 1:18pm
February 12, 2018
Commentary: Does North Dakota need a minimum wage hike to $15 per hour?
Over the weekend we got news that a group of citizens is preparing a ballot measure that would increase North Dakota’s minimum wage to $15.00...
February 12, 2018 - 11:00am
November 24, 2017
What They Think: Focus should be on wages, not more jobs
U.S. employment has jumped again, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and politicians are cheering.The most recent report shows nonfarm payroll employment increased by 261,000 nationwide in October. It prompted President Donald Trump to tweet “Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!” Jobs...
November 24, 2017 - 8:06am
September 25, 2017
Target raises minimum hourly wage to $11, pledges $15 by end of 2020
CHICAGO - Target Corp said on Monday, Sept. 25, it would increase its minimum hourly wage this year by a dollar to $11, vowing to raise this...
September 25, 2017 - 8:51am
August 28, 2017
Wages down for a second straight year in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D.—Last year marked the second year of wage declines in North Dakota. Total wages were down another 8 percent in 2016 after a 2 percent decline in 2015, the first time since, at least, 1990. Average annual wage was also down again, by 3.6 percent, statewide, to $48,891....
August 28, 2017 - 4:58pm
April 4, 2017
Report: ND ranks 5th worst for gender pay gap in nation
Fargo - Women in North Dakota make 71 cents to every $1 a man earns, giving the state the fifth worst rate in the nation. That comes from a...
April 4, 2017 - 8:48am
January 24, 2017
Mandated wage hikes aren’t good for business
It’s a rather depressing time for business in North Dakota. The oil, agriculture and Canadian tourism industries all tanked at once. Now, consider a governmentmandated plan to add 27 percent labor costs to small businesses throughout the state. That’s essentially what would happen...
January 24, 2017 - 6:50am
January 17, 2017
Oilfield workers receive checks for unpaid wages from industry donor
MINOT, N.D. – Bakken oilfield workers who are still owed wages after their employer abruptly went out of business in 2015 began receiving some compensation Monday, Jan. 16, thanks to an anonymous donor. More than 40 former employees of WCE Oil Field Services will receive checks...
January 17, 2017 - 6:57am
Wages across North Dakota have risen over the last 10 years, but not enough to match the increased cost of living in Stutsman County, said David...
December 17, 2016 - 6:21am
July 25, 2016
Public defenders, prosecutors paychecks differ greatly in ND Despite similar work, public defenders are paid thousands less
FARGO – In the courtroom, public defenders and prosecutors are equals.
July 25, 2016 - 7:00am
November 9, 2015
'A little excessive' Lawmakers, union leader criticize bonuses, say program needs review
BISMARCK — Top North Dakota lawmakers from both parties say nearly $100,000 in retention bonuses awarded by Republican Gov.
November 9, 2015 - 7:12am