FACT CHECK: How Much Would The 1968 Minimum Wage Be Worth Today?

Politics | David Sivak
Democratic National Chair candidate, Keith Ellison, addresses the audience as the Democratic National Committee holds an election to choose their next chairperson at their winter meeting in Atlanta, Georgia. February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Berry

The minimum wage is currently $7.25 an hour

Flippy The Burger Flipping Robot Makes CaliBurger Debut, But (Ahem) It Has Nothing To Do With Minimum Wage Increases

Business | Scott Morefield
Flippy The Burger Flipper (RichOnTechTV screenshot)

Yep, it looks like the “employee of the month” award is no longer up for grabs.

WAGES OF AWFUL POLICY: Minimum Wage Hikes Cause Hundreds Of Bus Boys To Lose Jobs At Red Robin

op-ed | Abigail Hall Blanco
Red Robin Shutterstock/Ken Wolter

When the price of a good or service increases, people will tend to buy fewer units

Raising The Minimum Wage Eliminates Jobs And Hurts Our Most Vulnerable Workers

op-ed | Alex Ayers
out of business Shutterstock/Mark Winfrey

It’s time for politicians to stop playing fast and loose with the basic economic truth

Major Retailer Takes Big Step Toward Paying Its Workers More

Business | Reuters
FILE PHOTO - A newly constructed Target store is shown in San Diego, California May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

It says it will reach $15 per hour by the end of 2020

Fight For 15 Fail: Missouri Rolling Back Minimum Wage From $10 To $7.70

US | Derek Hunter

Increase in minimum wage was ‘a mistake,’ said governor

Study: Seattle's $13 Minimum Wage Has Hurt Low-Income Workers

Business | Hollis Poch
Picture byREUTERS/Jason Redmond

‘Total payroll fell for such jobs’

Minimum Wage: You Want Jobs With That?

Opinion | David Benkof
Computer terminals called kiosks line the counter at a McDonalds restaurant in the Denver suburb of Littleton, Colorado July 10, 2003. The system which uses touch screens for customers to make their selections is being tested in the Denver area and could become standard at many of McDonald's worldwide locations. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

McDonald’s cashiers are the latest victims of wishful-thinking “living wage” laws.

San Francisco Resists Delivery Robots

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
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On Small Business Week, Consider The Consequences Of May Day Protester Demands

Opinion | Alfredo Ortiz

This impact on small businesses is often overlooked by the media, policymakers, and even activists.

I, For One, Welcome Our New Robotic Burger-Flippers

DC Trawler | Jim Treacher
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Iowa Legislators Contemplating Restricting Local Governments Setting Minimum Wage

Business | Connor Moldo
Workers Across The Country Demonstrate For Higher Minimum Wage: Getty Images/David McNew

‘The bill would restrict municipal civil rights or human rights ordinances’

Reining In Obama Administration Overreach

Opinion | Kevin Glass

Obama pushes for executive overreach whenever Congress rejects his policies.

Minimum Wage Hikes Kill Jobs And Have A Legacy Of Eugenics

Opinion | Michael McGrady
A Chicago Police officer looks on as demonstrators gather on the sidewalk with placards during a protest for a $15-an-hour nationwide minimum wage in downtown Chicago, Illinois, April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

The policy push for higher minimum wage is ridiculous.

Minimum Wage Hikes Mean Major Job Losses

Opinion | Michael J. Webert
union & labor activists gathered along Varick Street to urge the NY Wage Board on its first ever meeting to seek a $15 per hour minimum wage. (Shutter stock).

Increasing the minimum hourly wage here in Virginia would adversely impact small businesses.

Study: $15 Minimum Wage Kills 7 Million Jobs

Business | Robert Donachie
union & labor activists gathered along Varick Street to urge the NY Wage Board on its first ever meeting to seek a $15 per hour minimum wage. (Shutter stock).
'a federally mandated $15 minimum wage would kill around 7 million jobs'

Union Pres. Claims To Be 'Overworked And Underpaid' -- She Makes $300,000 A Year

US | Christian Datoc

Apparently $150 an hour isn’t enough

Another Big Business Hikes Wages, Invests Millions In Entry-Level Training

Business | Robert Donachie
J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon (front) leaves the U.S. Justice Department after meeting with Attorney General Eric Holder, in Washington September 26, 2013. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

‘Attract and retain talented people’