Increasing the minimum hourly wage here in Virginia would adversely impact small businesses.
Apparently $150 an hour isn’t enough
‘Attract and retain talented people’
It won’t be economic justice when businesses lay off workers and increase costs
‘Embracing labor-saving technology’
The SEIU has begun priming the press and public for the next phase, union representation.
Arrested in Capitol in before for disrupting House proceedings
If raising the minimum wage is a losing proposition for the middle and lower class, why do it? Who actually benefits?
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’