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Minimum Wage Hikes Result in Fewer Jobs for Youths
Past government efforts to help lower-income Canadians through minimum wage hikes and child benefits are proving less effective than planned.
September 11, 2019
House Democrats Vote to Boost Minimum Wage to $15, but Senate Prospects Are Weak
WASHINGTON—Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) was House Majority Leader in 2009 when the federal minimum wage was increased to ...
July 18, 2019
[WCS Special] Grover Norquist: Trump Tax Cut & Deregulation Effect “Just The Beginning” For US & World Economy
At the Western Conservative Summit, we sat down with Grover Norquist to explore the effects of Trump tax ...
July 18, 2019
Most Doubt Trading as Many as 3.7 Million Lost Jobs for $15 Minimum Wage Is Smart Deal
Fifty-four percent of respondents to a nationwide survey don’t think increasing the federal minimum wage to $15 by ...
July 17, 2019
IHOP Franchisee Says Minimum Wage Hikes That Force Layoffs, Reduced Hours Are ‘Painful’
Tom Baber, who operates an IHOP restaurant and a Money Mailer shop in Mercer County, New Jersey, has ...
July 15, 2019
CBO Says Dems’ $15 Minimum Wage to Help Many But 1.3 Million Jobs Also Lost
WASHINGTON—House Democrats’ proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 would improve the ...
July 10, 2019
Supreme Court Rules State Law Does Not Apply to Outer Continental Shelf
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court unanimously rejected a California-based offshore oil rig worker’s claim that he should be paid for ...
June 10, 2019
AOC Returns to the Scene of the Minimum Wage Crime
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), an advocate for a $15 minimum wage, returned to work as a bartender for ...
June 6, 2019
Minimum Wage Rise Could be a Blow to Small Retailers: Group
Some independent retailers may be forced to close because they cannot afford to pay the three percent increase ...
June 1, 2019
If $15 Minimum Wage Is Such a Good Idea, Why Did AOC’s Bar Close Down?
The brilliant Thomas Sowell, when in college, considered himself a Marxist. Asked what changed him, Sowell said, "Evidence." ...
March 21, 2019
Why ‘Minimum Wage’ Laws Are Cruel
Commentary Few government measures are crueler to the poor and disadvantaged in society than minimum wage laws. Promoted ...
March 15, 2019
Questioning the Morality of Minimum Wage Laws
Commentary Gov. Tom Wolf has proposed to increase Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $12 per hour from $7.25 on ...
February 6, 2019
Union Is Banking on Key House Committee Democrats in ‘Living Wage’ Push
WASHINGTON—Strategists for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) smell victory in the House of Representatives in 2019 for ...
January 21, 2019
Bernie Sanders and the $15 Minimum Wage Delusion
Commentary Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and I have the same goals: better, higher paying jobs for everyone, especially ...
January 7, 2019
Spain’s Planned Minimum Wage Hike Decried by Business Community, Opposition
Critics are warning that the plan by Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez to increase minimum wages from 735.9 euros a month ...
November 13, 2018
How to Raise Wages for the Poor
Contrary to the common narrative, even profit-seeking capitalists are concerned with the poor and how to improve their ...
November 6, 2018
The Minimum Wage Doesn’t Do What You Think It Does
One of the most curious political phenomena is how the general public embraces the idea that the minimum ...
August 1, 2018
Ontario’s Minimum Wage Gamble
To say Ontario’s minimum wage hike is a polarizing issue would be an understatement. Making matters more complicated ...
January 11, 2018
Former McDonald’s CEO: Minimum Wage Protests Forcing Chain to Use Self-Serving Kiosks
As McDonald's employees protest for a $15 per hour minimum wage, the fast food chain may have plans ...
December 1, 2016
Sanders Scores Platform Victory, Calls for $15 Minimum Wage
Bernie Sanders' crusade to shape the Democratic party platform scored a win late Friday night, with the approval ...
July 9, 2016
The Associated Press
Former McDonalds CEO Says a $15 Minimum Wage Will Give Jobs to Robots
Former Mcdonald's CEO Edward Rensi warns that raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour will pave the ...
May 26, 2016
Slim Dollars and Opportunities Ahead for Lazy Americans
Higher wages for all people is a worthy cause to achieve. The states that want to raise the ...
May 11, 2016
Target Raises Minimum Wage to $10 an Hour, Sources Say
The raise will also impact employees already making $10 hourly or more, entitling them to an annual merit ...
April 18, 2016
Who’s Really Behind the Fight for $15
When the Fight for $15 hosts its "Day of Action for Worker Justice" on Thursday, the picket signs ...
April 7, 2016
New York Gov. Cuomo Signs $15 Minimum Wage Law
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a law on April 4 which is set to raise the state's ...
April 4, 2016
California Enacts Highest Statewide Minimum Wage in US
That and a similar effort in New York mark the most ambitious moves yet to close the national ...
April 4, 2016
The Associated Press
US Continues Adding Jobs, While the Unemployment Rate Rises to 5 Percent
The U.S. gained 215,000 jobs this month, while the unemployment rate rose to five percent, the Labor Department ...
April 1, 2016
Moody’s Downgrades Hong Kong Outlook to ‘Negative’ as Protests Continue
A Bipartisan House Group Rallies With Farmers for USMCA
OxyContin Maker Files for Bankruptcy, Faces Thousands of Lawsuits
Trump Questions Iran’s Denial of Saudi Oil Attack Involvement
Progressive Working Families Party Endorses Elizabeth Warren for 2020
Trump Responds to NY Times Correction: ‘The One Who Is Actually Being Assaulted Is Justice Kavanaugh’
Trump Administration to Look at Immigrants’ Social Media Accounts