Increase in the minimum wage may actually widen the income gap
‘Unique opportunity’ to work without pay while lobbying for minimum wage laws
How high can they go?
Obamacare is already effectively raising the minimum wage
When Dems couldn’t get it passed the usual way, they decided to try putting it in the state constitution
It’s not a coincidence that the most prosperous states haven’t hiked it beyond the federal level.
The minimum wage is a huge burden on entrepreneurs.
Low-wages lead to increased enrollment in assistance programs, with taxpayers making up the difference, Dems claim
‘Typically a crowd pleaser’
‘Every time we raise the minimum wage, employment goes up’
Voters support minimum-wage hikes, but economic evidence disputed
Research finds organized labor wins big from government mandated wage hikes
To minimum-wage parents of two: ‘You’re not paying your fair share’
State of the Union address included $9 wage floor proposal
Gov. Pat Quinn would like to see minimum wage workers earning $10 an hour
New study refutes minimum wage benefits - TheDCNF
‘The research record still shows that minimum wages pose a tradeoff of higher wages for some against job losses for others’
Ten states raise minimum wages in 2013, but impact on low-skilled and teen workers is unknown - TheDCNF
‘[T]his is especially harmful for young teen workers looking for their first opportunity to have a job’