Hillary Clinton’s minimum wage hike could cut nearly 800,000 jobs with people at the bottom end of the pay scale suffering the steepest job losses, according to a study by two leading economists.
The Democratic frontrunner has said that she supports a $12 hourly wage and reiterated that position at Saturday’s Democratic debate because “that is what the Democrats in the Senate have put forward.”
Rep. Tammy Duckworth endorsed a union attack on McDonald’s after the chain restaurant forgot to give her a cheeseburger.
A panel of conservative experts agreed Tuesday that policies favored by Democrats such as increasing the minimum wage or mandating paid leave would hurt working American women.
An influential big labor pressure group in Indiana is looking for someone that “strikes fear in the hearts of capitalists.”
A Democracy Alliance member helped craft Seattle’s $15 minimum wage with the hope of breaking the franchise model.
After spending $1 billion to raise employee’s wages, Walmart had to cut their hours in order to keep expenses down, Bloomberg reported.
A Maine proposal that would create a $12 hourly minimum wage could eliminate nearly 4,000 jobs, according to a forthcoming study.
After one company implemented a minimum wage of $70,000 a year, some employees quit because they thought the across-the-board raises were unfair, the New York Times reported.