The question of whether to raise the minimum raise is one that is highly contested, with economists and politicians alike taking positions on both sides of the issue. Proponents in...
Effects of Raising Minimum Wage
Every few years, especially when the economy is doing well, the debate concerning raising the federal minimum wage comes up. While there are several states that already pay higher than they are required to by federal law, most states only enforce the...
On March 26, 2014, Connecticut passed legislation to raise the minimum wage
from $8.70 to $10.10 by 2017, the first state to address President Obama's call for
Myth: Raising the minimum wage will only benefit teens. Not true: The typical
minimum wage worker is not a high school student earning weekend pocket
The argument was that ending slavery would bankrupt America. But the issue of paying people enough to live on is about ethics, not just economics."
I just don't see any moral, ethical, or economic reason why it must be done on the back of small business. More »
Provides news, quick facts, resources, and campaigns to raise the minimum
wage at the state and federal levels. From the National Employment Law Project.
However, the remaining states and the federal government have not yet indexed
their minimum wages. As a result, they erode in value each year. Raising the ...
Jul 31, 2015 ... VideoThere continues to be a great deal of debate over the economic impact of
the federal minimum wage. Does it serve as a drag because it ...
In the 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called again on
Congress to raise the national minimum wage, this time from $7.25 to $10.10 an
17 hours ago ... Top officials from seven Bay Area cities will join Mayor Sam Liccardo on
Thursday to announce an unprecedented joint venture to raise the ...