The Real Minimum Wage Is Zero
Fred is formerly a partner in a Virginia-based national political consulting ... D.C. and the legislatures in many state capitals are debating whether to increase the minimum wage and, if so, by how much. The numbers are flying. Some are suggesting a ...
How high should minimum wage go?
President Barack Obama hasn't had much more luck on the federal level ... Pennsylvania and West Virginia use the federal minimum wage.
Wage growth remains slow despite increased hiring
The problem has divided academics and fueled political debate on Capitol Hill and across the country, turning an increase in the minimum wage ... Now the question is: How much longer will it take for wages to go up, too? Atlanta resident Armondo Dukes ...
Minimum wage mess
That’s what we have with HB 4283, the bill passed by the West Virginia Legislature this year raising then state’s minimum wage. The intent was to increase the base pay for entry level workers by $1.50 over the next two years, meaning the minimum wage ...
Boosting minimum wage doesn’t mean more jobs, economists say
In states where the federal minimum wage increased wages, jobs for teens dropped by as much as 10 percent ... She has covered government and political news for the Virginia Bureau of watchdog.org, where she started as an intern. She has uncovered waste ...