Increasing the minimum wage to $15 per hour could cost Wisconsin at least 350,000 jobs, according to a new report published by the conservative think tank, the Badger Institute.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will decide how the state’s overtime laws should be interpreted after hearing oral arguments in a case challenging a formula for calculating overtime.
Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday called for a state constitutional amendment to raise Louisiana’s minimum wage to $9 an hour, as he opened the legislature’s annual regular session with calls for bipartisanship.
Minimum wage hikes are unlikely to reduce crime rates and instead could increase them, according to a new study produced by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) complained about the price of goods in an airport with among the highest wage prices in the country Monday.
A $15 per hour minimum wage would lead to $2.4 billion in property crimes, a new paper released Monday argues.
A congressional bill to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 is set for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Businesses from across the state came together in Springfield on Monday to urge the Illinois lawmakers to amend a proposed minimum wage increase to allow for lower pay outside the city of Chicago.
Pennsylvania state lawmakers kicked off three weeks of budget hearings on Monday, and the initial talks focused on a couple of proposals put forward by Gov. Tom Wolf.