We need essential workers right now. We also need markets and the price signals they provide.
Last week, The New York Times Editorial Board dismissed those concerns and called for a $15 national wage standard.
Dramatic increases in federal spending will not “unlock access” for the poor. It will only help those with the right connections.
Workers say they've had their hours cut and lost other benefits, such as health insurance. If only someone could have predicted that.
Among other things, it would end Uber as we know it.
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The restaurant industry would likely suffer under the legislation.
The mandated pay increases disproportionately impact the restaurant industry.
Buttigieg says the best way to move into 21st century is to revive 20th-century unions.
Rep. Rashida Tlaib Wants a $20 Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers. That Would Likely Destroy the Restaurant Industry.
The Democratic congresswoman said that people cannot live off tips. People who live off tips beg to differ.
Politicians can’t repeal the laws of supply and demand.
But the campaign workers complaining about their union-negotiated salaries are being hypocritical too.
The Congressional Budget Office says 17 million workers will see higher paychecks, but the poorest and least skilled are likely to be left out.
Being a presidential candidate means never having to say sorry for heavy-handed proposals to limit choice and promise free stuff.
Medicare for All, free college, breaking up the banks, a $15 minimum wage-the Vermont socialist wants to do it all.
Good intentions do not always lead to good outcomes.
What happens when prices are increased by fiat? They go up, usually, and in this case they may increase traffic congestion, too.
After taking on Amazon, the democratic socialist has a new target: Walmart.
Voters in Two Deeply Conservative States Look Set to Approve Minimum Wage Increases Next Week. That's a Bad Idea.
Minimum wage ballot initiatives are often good politics, never good policy.
The value of $15 varies greatly across the country and even within the same states.
An in-depth look at New York's car wash industry, and the real world consequences of politicians interfering with a complex industry they don't understand.
The poorly designed law would have left a lot of employees with less money rather than more.
What's behind Amazon's new minimum wage policy?
Higher Minimum Wages Blamed for Closure of Iconic NYC Coffee Shop Where Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Worked
An ironic lesson in progressive policies, provided by an iconic New York City establishment and the left's rising star.
The Republican governor of Massachusetts just made a deal to give away more freebies and keep taxes high.
Cities like San Francisco and Seattle have already passed similar laws, and more states are currently evaluating the costs of doing the same.
The national union-backed effort would eliminate tips in favor of higher hourly pay. That's "giving help to people who don't want it," restaurant workers say.
Government-mandated price hikes do a lot of things. Spurring technological innovation is not one of them.
Congress kneecapped minor league ballplayers' lawsuit with last week's omnibus bill. Even if that was the right thing to do, the way it was done is wrong.
Unfortunately, that's not all it's doing.
Appeals to what 'economists say' is used to coat liberal policy positions with a veneer of scientific certitude.
A loss of opportunities equal to about four percent of the workforce.
Federal Labor Board Reverses Bad Decision that Made Corporations Responsible for Franchise Decisions
Union influence (and the pursuit of deep pockets) temporarily overruled economic literacy and common sense.
The former fast food restaurant CEO says a $15 wage floor steals opportunities from entry-level workers.
Despite the selective outrage from media and politicians, St. Louis workers will be better off without a higher minimum wage.
Minimum wage laws have negative effects whether or not their advocates acknowledge them.