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Cutting Staff, Spiking Prices: NYC Restaurants Struggle Under $15 Minimum Wage

New York City’s $15 minimum wage, which began to take effect Dec. 31, 2018, was meant to bolster earnings and quality of life, but for a lot of residents, it’s doing the opposite. Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation in 2016 to increase the New York York State’s minimum wage to $15.00/hr. The lowest minimum wage in NY ...

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Democrats’ $15 Minimum Wage Bill Would Eliminate 1.3 Million Jobs, CBO Finds

House Democrats’ proposal to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour would most likely leave 1.3 million Americans jobless by 2025, according to a study released Monday by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Noting a “considerable uncertainty” about the impact a $15 per hour minimum wage would have on employment, the CBO estimated that “there is about ...

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Maryland Lawmakers Want To Increase Minimum Wage By Nearly 50 Percent

The Maryland General Assembly voted Wednesday to approve a state $15 minimum wage, sending the bill to GOP Gov. Larry Hogan’s desk for final approval, The Baltimore Sun reports. Hogan has opposed raising the current $10.10 minimum wage by such a large amount, a nearly 50 percent increase. The bill passed Maryland’s legislature with enough votes to overcome an executive veto, all ...

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Almost Three Quarters Of Economists Say A $15 Minimum Wage Is A Bad Idea

Nearly three-quarters of economists oppose raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, according to an Employment Studies Institute (ESI) study released Tuesday, as House Democrats continue to push the issue in Congress. House Democrats advanced the Raise the Wage Act out of committee Wednesday on a 28-20 party-line vote, priming the bill for a vote on the House ...

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New York Shake Shack to Test Out Robotic Personnel in Blow to $15 Minimum Wage

Commie-lite crackpot Bernie Sanders has become a political force among young, uneducated and unskilled Americans because like the candy man, he is promising them free stuff. Free college tuition, free health insurance and other socialist bennies which someone inevitably has to pay for and it won’t be Bernie’s Bolsheviks. One of the more popular crusades of the socialist left is ...

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