Besides boosting their incomes merely $520 a year, minimum-wage employees also have had to take on second jobs to make up for losing hours due to artificially inflated wage costs.
You can’t credibly examine wage gaps while ignoring the choices women make with open eyes and their own best interests at heart.
Neel Kashkari, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, joins Ben Domenech on The Federalist Radio Hour.
A company that allocates salary blind to an employee’s sex has still generated a pay gap, because men and women make different choices.
This fall, ten states will likely raise their minimum wages, either due to new state labor department regulations or legislation.
Persons with disabilities lead much more difficult lives than most of us, and attempting to legislate them into wage equality will only make life more difficult.
Women don’t have to work to support their families, houses are not more expensive, college costs aren’t related to wage decreases, and wages have not stagnated since the 1970s.
I want higher wages for everyone, but raising the minimum wage will not do that.
The cumulative debt for all public pension systems is at $5.599 trillion, or $46,884 per household. Most is for teachers, whose unions have for years resisted improvements for kids.
The middle class has shrunk primarily because Americans have gotten richer. Unions don’t appear to have anything to do with that, or wages in general.
States nationwide are beginning to join the ‘Fight for $15.’ My job experience in Seattle, Washington helps illustrate why that’s a bad idea.
On immigration, Republican presidential candidates can’t say one thing to the donors and another to the base.
Steven Benen think private employers raising their wages in response to market forces is a triumph for the minimum wage. Say what?
The labor market is improving, but Americans don’t think so. One reason why is stagnant wage growth.
Yes, inflation is a real problem. The prices of major goods are rising faster than American incomes, straining family budgets.
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