When governments mandate higher wages, career opportunities disappear. And that hurts young people the most.
“Nobody I have done work with in Africa doing business there has ever used as a ‘strategic advantage,’ a 23 cent an hour minimum wage. That’s slave labor,” Raynard Jackson, political strategist
DC will have the highest 2016 increase
‘I would not raise it’
‘That means all the automation that is replacing jobs and people right now will be accelerated.’
‘You’re not paid for your personal life and your butt-hurt emotions, bro!’
Union officials claim a lower minimum wage is actually more beneficial for their members
Think about it: when people consider their quality of life unacceptable, they seek better options.
And the city JUST raised its minimum wage
Whatever you do, do not even consider, not for a moment, changing course.
‘There’s very few employers who will hire a 15, 16 or 17-year-old’
Progressives can pat themselves on the back for their compassion, while ignoring the destruction left in their wake.
Funding workers’ safety net is for the little people
‘These students were very anxious to support this insane cause’
Walmart, Panera, and TJ Maxx are jumping ahead of mandated hikes
‘I can’t imagine making minimum wage,’ frets anxious senior surrounded by wealth
‘Our people make the difference’
Economic principles don’t change because of liberal hopes
Six big issues to remember