Minimum Wage

Austerity

The current level of the minimum wage ($7.25/hour) is far too low by any reasonable standard as per “Raise that Wage”. It is not even half of what Economist Dean Baker [...]

August 16, 2016 // 1 Comment

The Age Advantage

In 2014, it was estimated that 3.0 million individuals had wages at or below the federal minimum. In California, the federal minimum is $10 an hour, several dollars higher [...]

August 8, 2016 // 1 Comment

Minimum Wage Increase

  Of all of the policy agendas associated with Bernie Sanders, a $15 minimum wage is one of the most likely to be feasible in the short term. Whether one uses metrics of [...]

July 11, 2016 // 0 Comments