West Virginia Law News
Monday, July 28, 2014
Frontier Internet speeds lag, report says
By Eric Eyre Staff writer Frontier Communications customers have the slowest Internet speeds in West Virginia, according to a state report released Monday. Only 12 percent of Frontier's customers have an Internet speed that meets a federal and state minimum standard for broadband service, the report said. Frontier is West Virginia's largest Internet provider. "The data set tells us that Frontier ...
5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts
The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank,...
Study highlights low minimum wage for tipped employees
By Paul J. Nyden In West Virginia and many other states, the minimum wage for all workers is $7.25 an hour, but it is significantly less for tipped workers. Many restaurant owners only pay their workers a wage of $2.13 an hour, assuming tips will enable them to reach the minimum hourly wage. Some waitresses and waiters in West Virginia believe that is unfair, especially when some employers have ...