By Rose Miller
With the frequent changes in wage and hour laws, many companies are struggling with decisions regarding increases in pay. Minimum wage will be increasing again in December. The end of the year is also a time when employers are evaluating performance and employees are evaluating their jobs and their pay.
Although pay dissatisfaction is only a symptom of job unhappiness, it can be the excuse on whether an employee decides to stay or leave. Many companies have advertised their company’s record high in sales and profits yet not have it translate to increases in pay for workers. The new laws passed regarding pay history and pay equity have female and other workers wondering if they are being paid equally and fairly.