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.
A new study reminds us that the law of supply and demand still applies to labor
Workers and business owners have pleaded with council members to consider the cost of their action.
A new University of Washington study finds that workers are losing $125 a month in lost hours thanks to the city's minimum wage law.
A new "very credible" study on $15 minimum wage validates law of supply and demand.
The future of human-robot relations is silly and sensible, not sinister.
The bill still requires the signature of a non-committal Gov. Greitens.
A meme you can try at home.
After an embarrassing correction, the paper mangles the details again.
Every $1 increase in minimum wage makes mid-level restaurants 14 percent more likely to fail, Harvard economists say. Workers, business owners, consumers lose.
San Diego's restaurant recession is another data point suggesting that making it more expensive to employ people causes fewer people to be employed. Shocker.
It's no April Fool's joke. Mayor Catherine Pugh vetoes a $15/hour wage mandate, citing economic concerns.
Some businesses can't handle the increased burdens.