Minimum Wage

Minnesota’s Minimum Wage Hike Costing Kids Jobs

Broken record, meet Minnesota. Employment in fast-food restaurants in Minnesota and Wisconsin were growing at the same rate in 2014. The rate of growth in employment in the fast-food sectors in Minnesota and Wisconsin began diverging around the same time Minnesota began raising the minimum wage, Williams said.

While NH Democrats Fight for 15 D.C. Dems Vote To Dump It for Tipped Workers

New Hampshire Gubernatorial candidates Steve Marchand and Molly Kelly are both dedicated Democrats with designs on using government to limit your potential for prosperity. They both support a New Hampshire minimum wage of $15.00/hour; which we know will result in job losses and less monthly income for the very people they claim to want to …

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Democrat “Living Wage” Continues to Wipe Out Trendy Restaurant Scene That Can’t Afford It.

Employees and employers have this thing they do where they agree to the value of any given individual contribution to an operation. Left to its own devices the job market and the free market will find parity not just in costs but prices. It’s a beautiful thing and it works. But Democrats can’t leave anything alone. …

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Do New Hampshire Democrats “Hate” The Poor or Are They Just Evil?

I use the word hate in my title in the context in which it would be used by Democrats were Republicans engaged in some advertised priority they had spun as doing damage to some “protected” class of persons. In this case, the object of the Left’s abuse is The Poor™ (often referred to inaccurately as …

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Massachusetts ‘Takes’ Family Medical Leave Act “Bullet” New Hampshire Just Avoided

“Republican” Massachusets Governor Charlie Baker (who is up for re-election this fall) signed a bill to raise the minimum wage, add permanent tax holiday weekend, and something Granite Stater’s luckily (just) avoided. An $800 million paid family and medical leave program overseen by the state government and backed by a payroll tax will be launched so workers …

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And another SJW at work (that is, making herself feel good about herself) but…

…hurting the ones she professes to believe to be oppressed and MUST be set free by Government Decree (emphasis mine): Actress Sarah Jessica Parker recently held a gala to raise funds for the One Fair Wage campaign which is designed to raise wages for those in the restaurant industry.  Some tickets went for $50,000 and each …

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GrokTALK! – Wages, Death, Energy, & Fungus

We talk about how Seattle small business owners “feel” about that $15/hr minimum wage the progressives had to have, where not to go in New Hampshire if you want the base to vote for you, then its on to death taxes followed by a few minutes on electricity and energy.  

Where Does Jeb Bradley Stand on The Minimum Wage?

The New Hampshire Democrat Party is wondering where Republican State Senator (and likely candidate for higher office) Jeb Bradley stands on the minimum wage?  I confess, so do I. Does State Senator Bradley embrace the left’s obsessive desire to depress employment among teens and minorities by using legislative force to define the value of labor or is he more inclined to let …

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