The Montana AFL-CIO is slamming the Helena Chamber of Commerce for its city commission candidate pledge which asks that candidates endorsed by the chamber oppose minimum wage increases. The union called the pledge “radical.”
A math assignment for 6th graders at Miles Avenue Elementary School in Billings has caused concern among some parents that it pushes an agenda on students that favors raising the minimum wage.
Milwaukee residents respond to the $15 Now campaign with some pretty straightforward words.
“In fact, we had a system where we didn’t require employers to pay anything at all, it was called slavery,” declared Jennifer Epps-Addison on Wisconsin Public Radio.
Liberals efforts to raise Wisconsin’s minimum wage could lead to business fleeing to other Midwest states and families being saddled with high food prices.
The Wisconsin State Journal ignores key components of a state law requiring employers pay a “living wage.”
The U.S. DOL website uses two surveys showing small businesses support a minimum wage increase while ignoring numerous surveys showing they don’t.
The U.S. Department of Labor ignores their own minimum wage statistics and instead uses liberal “think-tank” data.
The University of Wisconsin’s Center on Wisconsin Strategy collaborated with the SEIU and developed a “living wage” study with Wis. Jobs Now input.
Labor unions, leftwing organizations and Wisconsin Democrats have been pushing for the state to increase its minimum wage. But a look back to when Democrats controlled state government just a few short years ago reveals that it was Democrats – not Republicans – who tanked a plan to increase the minimum wage and index it […]