Six big issues to remember
As the ball drops, will employment drop too?
‘The people we were supposed to be helping saw their wages fall’
School says ‘budget constraints’ prevent it from paying $10 per hour
‘Our bosses pay us poverty wages, while we work hard every day to make them millions’
Says her vote on minimum wage created millions of jobs
‘We just can’t match that’
‘These people are clueless about economic reality’
‘We can’t pay a lot more than $13′
Workers of the world, unite!
The real goal of these campaigns is new revenue streams for unions, not worker wage increases.
‘Kay Hagan sought to cripple the benefits of the minimum wage increase’
‘This is a down payment on the goal for all 400,000 people’
The NLRB looks on as unions flout labor laws.
‘Raising the price of government projects’
‘We tried to provide a unified voice between small businesses and non-profits’
Minimum wage increases ‘cost a certain amount of jobs’