Conventional wisdom for decades has held that research has been inconclusive on the impact on business raising the minimum wage has. Advocates of hiking the wage claim it improves the economy by putting more money in workers pockets. Critics argue that rising cost of labor puts people out of work. Recent evidence has favored the […]
Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders and members of “Patriotic Millionaires” in Washington Wednesday unveiled what they call “a groundbreaking new unified Democratic minimum wage bill which will raise wages for millions of Americans.” So, who are the “Patriotic Millionaires?” If you missed some of the media coverage they have received: The Patriotic Millionaires is a group of […]
State Representative Rob Hutton joined Media Trackers Communications Director Jerry Bader to discuss the latest effort to fully repeal Wisconsin’s prevailing wage law.
Democratic Senator wants a minimum wage hike that would cost 6.6 million jobs, writes it off as no big deal. So much for caring about the “little guy.”
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.”