Minimum Wage Fodder -> Minimum wage hike could see people lose jobs, says expert

Minimum Wage Fodder -> Minimum wage hike could see people lose jobs, says expert

Maryland’s Montgomery County is one of the richest in the nation. The county stretches from the …
Greg DeVries is worried about the increasing minimum wage but Ontario’s premier says there may be help coming for agriculture. The Dresden man who operates greenhouses in Chatham and Dresden …
This will not come as any great surprise to those who have been paying attention to the minimum wage debate – a new study about Montgomery County’s proposed rise to $15 an hour shows that it will cost 47,000 jobs by the time it is fully implemented.
New Delhi, Aug 3 () The labour ministry today formed a committee that will look afresh at the minimum wage fixation formula keeping in view the cost to maintain a minimum living standard and also the size of an average family. The Central Advisory Board …
PETALING JAYA: A think tank has warned of the potential impact that increasing the minimum wagewould have on more than one million low-skilled workers in the country. In an interview with FMT, …
In January Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett vetoed a bill that would raise the minimum wagein the Maryland county to $15. At the same time, he also commissioned a study on the impact …
The Montgomery County lawmakers leading the charge for a $15 minimum wage in the state’s largest jurisdiction say they are not deterred by a study that says the change would cost tens of thousands …
The new national minimum wage of two dollars and sixty-eight cents per hour will come into effect next month. Employment Minister Jone Usamate says with all the work completed, the ministry now waits …
The Washington Post recently had “sobering news for $15 minimum-wage boosters.” It cited a 146-page study showing that 47,000 jobs would be lost in just one county — Maryland’s wealthy Montgomery County — if it raised the minimum wage to $15.
Determining a fair minimum wage can be viewed as a matter of economic policy or as an issue of social justice. Whatever your perspective, the $7.70 minimum in Missouri is too low. So it is …
The Delhi government on Saturday approved three Bills, including one related to hike in minimumwages, to be reintroduced in the Monsoon Session. The Bill had earlier been sent back by the Centre …
Re: “A restaurateur’s concerns over a new minimum wage,” comment, Aug. 3. My family owns and operates a small convenience-store chain in southern Ontario, where the Liberal government will be imposing a $15 minimum-wage law soon. Each of our 28 …
ST. LOUIS (PAI)—Missouri’s forced rollback of the higher minimum wage in St. Louis prompted a broad coalition there, including unions, to launch a “Save the Raise” campaign aimed at pressuring low …

The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, said the National Assembly was ready to consider and pass a new Minimum Wage Bill whenever it was presented by the executive. Saraki, who made this …
A truth that the left seeks to deny made it through the editors at BET television, which ran a website …
Today local activists, progressives and “fair wage fighters” will converge at a Kansas City house of …
The suburban counties ringing Washington, on both sides of the Potomac, are reputed to be among the nation’s more liberal localities. That said, one — Montgomery County in Maryland — appears to have gotten religion on at least one issue, the minimum …
minimum wage increase that reduces wages? That’s the conclusion of a major new University of Washington minimum wage study, conducted by a research team funded by the City of Seattle. And …
In Saturday’s Letter to the Editor, Mark John Hunter said in part, “Keeping a low minimum wage is not civil in substance.” Having a minimum wage law is not civil in substance by any stretch of the imagination. I can’t think of any other law that …
The eight-year anniversary of Congress raising the minimum wage from $6.55 to $7.25 an hour slipped by quietly July 24. It was best that way. There is nothing to celebrate. What we should be celebrating is a hike to something closer to a living wage.
Finance minister Arun Jaitley said on Thursday that a new law to regulate chit fund schemes to protect investors will be brought in soon, and state-run banks will refer more stressed assets for bankruptcy …
Lu served as the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Labor during the Obama Administration It’s been eight years since the federal minimum wage was last raised on July 24, 2009. At the time, the United States was in the depths of the Great Recession, and the major …
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Now that New York, California and more than 15 cities are phasing their minimum wages up to $15 an hour, new and conflicting studies out of Seattle — the first big city to approve a $15 wage — are sparking new debate. Opponents are touting a University …
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Friday said states, and not the Federal Government, should determine the minimum wage payable to their …
Despite some recent studies that suggest otherwise, Americans feel more strongly that raising the minimum wage is a good economic move and are more likely to believe it should be a living wage. …
The President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki has said that the National Assembly was ready to consider and pass a new Minimum WageBill whenever it was presented by the executive. Note that the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, is demanding an upward push …
The Senate President Bukola Saraki has said that the National Assembly was in support of a new …
In what has become a running joke amongst those skeptical of the claim that minimum wage increases have no effect on unemployment, a recent report by the Employment Policies Institute showed that 174 of the 184 co-sponsors of a bill to raise the federal …

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