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This week, we'll be discussing the economic impacts of raising the minimum wage, explaining the studies behind similar endeavors, and talking about the business impacts of such decisions.
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From California to Maryland, growing numbers of cities counties are enacting higher local minimum wages to fight poverty locally. They have found that these policies have improved jobs and local economies, without hurting business growth.Washington, D.C. and two suburban Maryland counties raised their minimum wage to $11.50 and voters in suburban SeaTac, Washington approved a
$15 local wage late last year, leaders in cities like Seattle, Chicago, San Francisco,Oakland and San Diego are now proposing city wages as high as $15. National Employment Law Project and Fiscal Policy Institute
In this episode we'll talking rasing minimum wage. In the wake of the McDonald's strike in New York for a $15 an hour start, should fast food or retail workers get paid $15 an hour? Should Minimum wage go up to $15 an hour? What are the benifts or flaws that may come with rasing minimum wage? We'll discuss. We also will like your opinions as well so feel free to call in.
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Raise the Minimum Wage
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There was a recent meeting in severa major cities concerning the pathetic minimum wage. As we all know prices across the board on daily living has climb to records high while the minimum wage still remains the same in over 10 plus years. Many economist claim that it will harm the economy to increase wages while others say it will boost the entire economy and create a middle clasee which, is diminishing as we speak. What we know is that many major corporations pay lobbyist hundreds of thousands of dollars to keep the minimum wage debate off the floor in order to keep the white wealthy richer and richer!
Minimum wage ? Are people getting paid enough ? or too much? Should they raise it ? Or should they keep it ? Is it really fair ? Rahjon and I will have a great debate on this. He feels one way I feel another way on the issue. He believes it should be raise to $15 a hour I highly disagree.
Democrats continue their fight to raise the minimum wage. Republicans continue their war on the poor as displayed by their opposition to a minimum wage hike.
Absolute (but contradictory) truths abound on minimum wage. One is raise it any and millions of gutless employers will fire and not hire. Another is that where minima have climbed, employment goes and stays up, bolstering the middle class.
We'll add our inimitable wisdom, wit and insight (says we) to the facts, figures and opinions.
For sure, the federal $7.75/hour is not enough for a single much less a family to survive on...and many are angry at federal and state welfare dollars subsidizing what cheapo employers don't pay workers.