News | National News

Costco raising minimum wage to at least $14 for all hourly workers

Costco is bumping up its minimum wage to at least $14 for all of its 130,000 hourly workers.

Business & Finance | Business

McDonald's: No Cashiers, Kiosks Only By 2020

McDonald's will roll out self-order kiosks to 1,000 stores every quarter for the next two years, according to CEO Steve Easterbrook.

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New study casts doubt on the benefit of Seattle's $15 minimum wage - Jun. 26, 2017

Two new reports come to very different conclusions about how the wage hike is playing out.

Politics | Politics

A ‘very credible’ new study on Seattle’s $15 minimum wage has bad news for liberals

When Seattle officials voted three years ago to incrementally boost the city's minimum wage up to $15 an hour, they'd hoped to improve the lives of low-income workers. Yet according to a major new study that could force economists to reassess past research on the issue, the hike has had the opposite effect.

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The Coming Minimum-Wage Tsunami Will Wash Away Millions Of Minority Jobs | Stock News & Stock Market Analysis - IBD

One of the most vexing economic issues today is the minimum wage. For many, the failure to raise the minimum wage to $15 or higher is a sign of our nation's

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Wendy's Explains What Really Happens With A Minimum Wage Rise: Job Losses

We've had innumerable people who have never run a business in their lives trying to tell us that the effects of a minimum wage rise can only be glorious. So it's refreshing to hear the views of someone who will actually have to deal with the effects of a

Politics | Politics

$15 Is Too Much Even For Those Who Support A Higher Minimum Wage

What's becoming very interesting about this rumpus over the minimum wage is that we're seeing even those who support a higher minimum wage in general stating that they think that $15 an hour is just too high. The deeper point of this being that th

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Seattle Sees Unexpected Fallout from $15 Per Hour Min. Wage

Seattle Sees Unexpected Fallout from $15 Per Hour Min. Wage

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Sorry, Paul Krugman: The Minimum Wage Won’t Cure Poverty

Studies Paul Krugman ignores show minimum wage increases significantly reduce the probability of low-skill workers reaching the middle class.

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This is What Happened to Chipotle’s Menu After the SF Minimum Wage Hike

In order to compensate for having to pay their employees more, businesses hike up their prices, no doubt turning off customers to their services. Either that, or they employ fewer people, making acquiring a job that much more difficult for the unemployed.

Politics | Politics

Why Fast Food Workers Might Not Want a $15 Minimum Wage | TIME

A new report shows how fast food restaurants in New York would react to a $15 minimum wage.

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Restaurant Trend: Waiters Tips to Pay for Minimum Wage Hike

Sacramento restaurants solved the problem of increased labor costs inflicted on them from California's new minimum wage increase by taking a slice of waiters and waitresses tips.

Politics | Op-Ed

What's the Right Minimum Wage? - Prager University

What's the perfect minimum wage: is it $10 an hour? $15? $20? How about zero? That's right. Zero. While Congress discusses a minimum wage hike, economist David Henderson shows that any minimum wage makes it harder for unemployed people (particularly young

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Socialists Wants $20 Wage, Offer $13 | The Daily Caller

Freedom Socialist Party in Seattle that wants $20 per hour minimum wage but advertises job for experienced web developer paying $13 per hour

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$15 Minimum Wage Would Hike Fast Food Prices by 38%

A minimum-wage increase would result in fewer hours of work overall at fast-food restaurants and higher prices for all.

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Minnesota Restaurant Adds 'Minimum Wage Fee,' Angers Idiots

Capitalism is mean. Turning a profit is bad. If you give people more money, they'll have more money. More money is good. And if you tell your customers that

Miscellaneous | Other Interesting Stories

NFL Cheerleaders Finally Have Something to Cheer About

When Oakland Raiders cheerleader Lacy T. filed a class-action lawsuit against her team in January—alleging that she and her fellow Raiderettes were paid less than minimum wage, illegally fined for minor infractions (like gaining five pounds), and ge