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Joe Biden calls for hike in US minimum wage

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 22:39

US Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday called for Americans to back President Barack Obama`s push to raise the federal minimum wage, intensifying debate ahead of mid-term congressional elections in November.

Barack Obama urges Congress to raise US minimum wage

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 10:00

US President Barack Obama urged Congress on Tuesday to raise the federal minimum wage, challenging legislators to help reverse income disparity across the country.

Germany to introduce national minimum wage: Angela Merkel

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 19:25

Germany is set to introduce a national minimum wage, conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, relenting on a key demand of her likely future centre-left governing partners.

140 factories closed in new Bangladesh wage protest

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 00:44

Almost 140 Bangladeshi garment factories were shut on Monday as thousands of workers protesting at a new minimum wage clashed with police outside Dhaka, police and manufacturers said.

‘Low minimum wage forcing migration from Bihar’

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 20:10

The BJP, now in the opposition after its split from JD(U), on Friday criticised the Nitish Kumar government for fixing daily minimum wage at paltry Rs 162 which, it said, has forced labourers to migrate to other states.

Govt hikes minimum wage from Rs 80 to Rs 100 per day

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 16, 2009, 22:19

Bringing relief to the working class of the country amid an unprecedented price rise, the government has hiked the minimum wages to Rs 100 from existing Rs 80 per day.

National minimum wage?

Last Updated: Saturday, October 10, 2009, 21:32

INTUC on Saturday demanded proper implementation of labour laws in the country and asked the Centre to fix a national minimum wage.