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.
Most people who run for president lay out a clear agenda that reflects their party’s values, and take firm positions on important policy issues. Hillary Clinton does not. She equivocates. In some cases, she refuses to take a position altogether, especially when her actual stance on a given issue is at odds with liberal voters. Here’s where Hillary stands on several key issues:
Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton earned high praise from big labor after endorsing New York’s new $15 wage that threatens to close hundreds of small businesses.
Clinton endorsed on Friday the decision from Democratic Gov. Mario Cuomo’s three-member panel to hike starting wages at all fast food establishments from the statewide minimum of $8.25 per hour to $15 an hour, a 70 percent increase.
Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton has signed onto the Service Employees International Union-backed fast food worker movement, as she tacks further to the left in the Democratic primaries.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s (D.) promised minimum wage hikes for fast food restaurants could shut down one out of every five chain restaurants in the state, according to a new survey.
I’m old enough to remember when unions were denouncing wages under $15 as sub-survival rates. For instance, check out how this union-backed astroturf group describes an hourly wage under $15:
I’ve written about minimum wage hikes several times before. They don’t help alleviate poverty. They kill jobs. They drive bookstores out of business.
And now we discover that they cripple comic book stores. Here is National Review‘s Ian Tuttle:
Minimum wage hikes adopted across the country will have numerous unintended consequences for those they are trying to help, according to a new website documenting the human cost of wage mandates.