minimum wage

  1. S

    Why a federal minimum wage law?

    Why a federal minimum wage law? There are libertarians and/or credible economists that continue arguing the justification of a minimum wage rate. Currently, all of the world's industrial nations have government laws similar to our federal minimum wage rate, or some quasi-government organization...
  2. S

    What's actually in the CBO $15/Hr. Fed. Min. Rate Report?

    What's actually in the CBO $15/Hr. Fed. Min. Rate Report? Transcribed from page 3 of U.S. Congressional Budget report regarding the increase of the federal minimum wage rate to $15 per hour in six steps between January 1, 2020, and January 1, 2025, and then be indexed to median hourly wages...
  3. S

    How inflationary is the federal minimum wage rate?

    How inflationary is the federal minimum wage rate? Although labor contributes a substantial portion, labor is only a portion of aggregate products' costs; (this is true even among service products). The federal minimum wage rate effects Low-wage labor and has extremely little proportional...
  4. S

    H.R. 582, “Raise the wage act”

    H.R. 582, “Raise the wage act” is a good bill, but opponents of the bill will refrain from mentioning the minimum hourly rate will not be $15 until 7th year after the bill's passage. In the likely case that it's not passed through and added to our federal statutes, I urge U.S. Congressional...
  5. S

    How does the federal minimum wage rate effect all USA wage rates?

    How does the federal minimum wage rate effect all USA wage rates? If the theoretical indefinite U.S. markets' determined minimum wage rate is $5/per Hr, If X = $5/per Hr; ($7.25 -X)/per Hr. = is the difference between the federal and market's minimum rates. Difference between the federal and...
  6. longknife

    Bernie Sanders advocates for a $15/hr minimum wage

    Then stiffs his own staff. Hypocrisy? Bernie Sanders' campaign staff has unionized and is demanding a $15 per hour "living wage" and 100%-paid health care for those earning under $60k. The campaign leadership has thus far resisted. https://t.co/mui0DLefis — Brian Riedl (@Brian_Riedl) July...
  7. P@triot

    Well that didn't take long

    Suddenly, $15 an hour isn't enough anymore. Nope! Now we need a $33 an hour minimum wage. :lmao: The $15 Minimum Wage Is Here. Why We Need $33 an Hour.
  8. A

    Minimum Wage Unions: Car wash in New York City = Failure

    So for those who don't want to watch the whole thing.... Unions in NYC, made a push to unionize the car wash employees. They succeeded in unionizing 11 car washes. Two of those car washes closed down. Three others, the unions left the car wash after employees opposed the unions. With...
  9. S

    Populism's economically superior.

    Wisconsin vs Minnesota's economy; populism's economically superior...
  10. Brian Blackwell

    How does government help the economy?

    During political campaigns, a huge focus is the economy. But how does government help the economy? All economy, no matter how complex, breaks down to simply trades between individuals. Employees trade their labor for pay, consumers trade their pay for products and services, etc. What can...
  11. Cellblock2429

    Business responds to $15 minimum wage demands

    Walmart Launches Small Army Of Autonomous Scanning Robots Well Libs, business will always outsmart politicians, the government policy makers and you freeloaders who want $$$ for doing nothing. MILPITAS (KPIX 5) – Artificial intelligence will soon be put to work at Walmart stores around the...
  12. P@triot

    The Fight for Failure movement

    Left-wing policy always ends the same...more failure, more poverty, more misery. Almost half a million jobs (conservatively) in one state alone. Progressives are doing everything in their power to recreate Venezuela here. I’m a Small Business Owner. Raising the Minimum Wage Would Hurt My...
  13. AsianTrumpSupporter

    Thanks to liberals, Caliburger to put automated cooking robots in 50 restaurants

    Flippy, the hamburger cooking robot, gets its first restaurant gig Today at Disrupt SF, we got our first look at Flippy in its final form. Miso Robotics has been showing off its burger-flipping “robotic kitchen assistant” for several months now, but today’s food robotics panel marks the first...
  14. AsianTrumpSupporter

    Socialism fails again: Venezuela raises minimum wage 50%, resulting in a net 17% decrease

    Venezuela hikes minimum wage 50 percent, effectively down 17 percent Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro raised the country's minimum wage by half on Sunday to just over $12.50 per month at the black market exchange rate. But given the currency's fall, the new minimum monthly wage of 97,532...
  15. P@triot

    You'd think the poor would stop voting against their own self-interests

    CNN just announced need that a study by the University of Washington showed that the lowest income workers earned $125 less per month after Seattle implemented their $15 per hour minimum wage. While the workers earned on average 3% more, their hours were cut on average by 9% - resulting in a net...
  16. AsianTrumpSupporter

    Restaurant die-off is first course of California’s $15 minimum wage

    Restaurant die-off is first course of California’s $15 minimum wage In a pair of affluent coastal California counties, the canary in the mineshaft has gotten splayed, spatchcocked and plated over a bed of unintended consequences, garnished with sprigs of locally sourced economic distortion and...
  17. ricechickie

    Choose your worth?

    Question: is an employee always paid what they are worth? And does our job market prioritize which jobs are most important, and pay accordingly. I'm thinking of nursing vs. investment banking. Which one will people say they value more? Which one pays more? Is that a reflection on the value...
  18. Cellblock2429

    Restaurants are adding labor surcharges to help offset minimum wage increases

    BUT BUT BUT Libtards laughed when Republicans said higher minimum wages will drive up food costs. Restaurant diners are footing the bill for rising minimum wages. In lieu of steep menu price increases, many independent and regional chain restaurants in states including Arizona, California...
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    Once again, Venezuela "Feeling the Bern" of socialism

    There is one really good aspect of the left-wing in Venezuela. Unlike here in a America, where they implement socialism in incremental steps, resulting in the boiled frog syndrome, they at least dived into socialism head first. Thus we can see the results of all the idiotic stupid policies...
  20. P@triot

    Nothing generates unemployment like liberal policy

    Everywhere liberals get these insane minimum wages shoved through, we see insane unemployment. Businesses move or shut down. Nothing but poverty is left in the wake of liberal policy. What a damn shame... Minimum wage hikes put pressure on businesses to 're-engineer labor force,' a restaurateur...

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