$15 Minimum Wage

White House Economic Office Pushing For Higher Minimum Wage Offers Unpaid Internships

The White House Council of Economic Advisers, which has pushed for a higher minimum wage, unveiled several unpaid internship job…

2 years ago

Chipotle Menu Prices, Cost of Burritos Could Soar Under $15 Minimum Wage

Progressive politicians and activists continue to clamor for a doubling of the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. Critics…

2 years ago

‘Dirty Jobs’ Star Mike Rowe Just Totally Debunked the Argument for a $15 Minimum Wage

Mike Rowe knows the value of hard work. The former star of “Dirty Jobs” gained notoriety for the Discovery Channel…

2 years ago

$15 Minimum Wage Would Have Harsh Consequences for Ohio and West Virginia Workers, New Analysis Finds

A federal $15 minimum wage may have been taken out of Congress's forthcoming COVID-19 legislation, but progressives haven’t abandoned the…

2 years ago

AOC’s Denmark Comparison on the $15 Federal Minimum Wage, Debunked

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently took to Twitter to once again call for raising the federal minimum wage. She argued that…

2 years ago

Democrats Abandon ‘Plan B’ Minimum Wage Plan That Would’ve Punished Corporations, Rewarded Small Businesses

Democrats have quietly abandoned a plan that would’ve punished corporations that don’t raise their minimum wage to $15 while rewarding…

2 years ago

Sanders, Wyden Demand COVID Relief Punish Businesses That Don’t Pay $15 Per Hour

Sens. Bernie Sanders and Ron Wyden demanded a new amendment to Democrats’ coronavirus relief plan, which would punish big businesses…

2 years ago

Nation’s Top Small Business Group Doubles Down In Minimum Wage Fight

The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB), the leading advocate for small business in the U.S., is focusing its legislative…

2 years ago

Texas Governor Greg Abbott Warns $15 Minimum Wage Would Crush His State’s Economy

Negotiations continue in Washington as top Democrats push for the passage of a federal $15 minimum wage that would apply…

2 years ago

Corporations That Support The $15 Minimum Wage Can Afford It. Here’s Who Can’t

Large corporations have endorsed and lobbied for a $15 federal minimum wage in recent years, but while they can afford…

2 years ago

Biden Is Wrong: A $15 Minimum Wage Would Hurt Far More People Than It Would Help

Presidential nominee Joe Biden wants to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. Biden says that all workers should be able to earn…

2 years ago

Major Fast Food Chain Replaces Employees With Robotic Fry Cook

Fast-food chain White Castle announced Tuesday that it is expanding its automated cook concept after the company successfully tested it…

2 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

3 years ago

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…

4 years ago