Academics, workers, and small business owners say the Democratic push to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour could cut 2 million jobs and hurt the workers lawmakers are claiming to help.
A Labor front group is using out-of-state petition gatherers to salvage a minimum wage law opposed by many restaurant workers.
Arkansas and Missouri voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved to increase the minimum wage in their states to $11 and $12, respectively.
Rep. Jacky Rosen, the Democratic nominee in the 2018 Senate race in Nevada, has long advocated a $15 minimum wage but said Wednesday that there should be a different “threshold” for small businesses that cannot afford it.
Socialist New York congressional hopeful Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lamented the closing of her former employer but glided over the fact that it was closing because of the minimum-wage hikes she supports.
Democratic Party chief Tom Perez wants to see entry-level political operatives unionize.
Minnesota’s minimum wage hikes have led to slower job growth in the restaurant industry and significant job losses among younger workers, a new study has found.
A tweet from House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) about wages has been rated by Politifact as “Mostly False.”
Washington, D.C., waiters are not prepared to take a pay-cut to listen to the bellyaching of political professionals.