Labor & Employment E-Note - January 16, 2014

In This Issue:

- 13 States Set to Raise Minimum Wage, 11 More Consider Increases

- EEOC Reports $372.1M in Monetary Relief for Workplace Bias Claims

- N.Y.U. Graduate Assistants Vote to Affiliate with UAW

- U.S. Amazon Employees Petition NLRB to Hold Union Elections

- Eyes on House in 2014 to See if Immigration Reform Will Pass

- States Seek to Curb Employers from Asking for Facebook Passwords

- U.S. Prepares Tougher Rules for Exposure to Silica in Workplace

- High Court Blocks Implementation of Birth Control Mandate

- Excerpt from 13 States Set to Raise Minimum Wage, 11 More Consider Increases:

Starting January 1, minimum wage workers in 13 states and four cities will see higher paychecks. The Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning think tank, used Census datato estimate that the increases will boost the incomes of 2.5 million low-wage Americanworkers next year.

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