July 20, 2019

A national minimum wage only helps politicians - facts and figures

July 19, 2019 - There is a lot of bluster surrounding a national minimum wage of $15/hr. Sometimes (like in the case of Rep. Anthony Brindisi) the glib soundbites conflict. But we look at the issue from 2013 to the vote on HR 582, to see what it will mean to the future of America. Recorded on Facebook Live

  • Sources:
    https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/582/text
    https://www.facebook.com/RepBrindisi/
    http://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/36065?fbclid=IwAR02LejgR9kEmp5ruRKYnT5PGJ8ckr5F6aqKj2DvL-DT2aeGIMrb7YZXrTY
    http://www.mvass.com/2013/03/20/sen-elizabeth-warren-makes-sense-for-a-re-election-campaign/
    https://www.cbo.gov/publication/55410#section1
    http://www.mvass.com/2015/01/21/what-does-the-proposed-increase-in-minimum-wage-really-mean-to-new-yorkers/
    https://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/minimum-wage/2018/home.htm
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/nyc-restaurants-cut-staff-hours-to-cope-with-minimum-wage-hike-hitting-15/
    https://www.washington.edu/news/2019/02/06/two-new-studies-published-about-the-seattle-minimum-wage-ordinance/
    http://www.mvass.com/2014/07/27/if-the-fry-guy-is-worth-15hour/

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