Posts Tagged by minimum wage
|March 21, 2015||Posted by Staff under Art and Letters, Economic Principles|
Hey, if you have to pay more to eat out in Washington state, should you tip less? Especially if your own wages are not keeping up with inflation?
|August 19, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism, Crime|
At work, poor Americans are robbed of more money than by bank, convenience store, street, and gas station robberies combined.
|July 9, 2014||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under The Geonomist Blog|
Besides hiring, what else rose quickly? Bureaucracy? Inflation? Taxes? Corporate welfare? How else can we divide the pie?
|May 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
When the least skilled workers get an artificial boost due to politicians, how long do they stay better off?
|April 26, 2014||Posted by Staff under Inequality / Concentration|
Their dreams of success get dashed when no opportunity awaits and they still have thousands of dollars in student loans.
|December 14, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
People feel OK demanding a raise for a low-level job but must learn to feel enough self-esteem to demand a non-work income — just like the rich do.
|October 27, 2013||Posted by Staff under Editorials, The Progress Report|
A wannabe reformer and buddy of Clinton made a popular movie about the problem but lacking the basic solution. Our brains turn to the easy, not necessarily the effective. Funny.
|January 29, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial Minimize This! by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor The State of California has increased its legal minimum wage, and now there is pending legislation to increase the legal federal minimum wage for the USA. It is illegal to pay […]
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Economic Disparities Rising in America INCOME RISES FOR TYPICAL FAMILY, BUT SO DO WORK HOURS, HOUSEHOLD DEBT Below is a news announcement from the Economic Policy Institute. Persistent low unemployment, accelerating labor productivity, and a rising minimum wage have led […]
|August 1, 2006||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial The Natural Minimum Wage by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor The U.S. House of Representatives has passed legislation to increase the federal minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 over three years. The bill, now being considered in the Senate, […]
|May 3, 2006||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Twelve Million People Can’t Be Illegal Suddenly we have an immigration crisis. Our skilled purveyors of public hypocrisy have been doing themselves proud. Bills are sponsored from both Sides of the Aisle; flashbulbs have been popping; triangulated statements leak like […]
|December 1, 2004||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial The “Living Wage” by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor There is a proposal in San Francisco, California, to establish a minimum wage of $11 per hour for companies that provide services or lease land from the city. Those who […]
|June 28, 2004||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial The Working Poor by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor Henry George wrote in Social Problems that ‘There is in nature no reason for poverty.’ Workers are kept poor by human institutions, not by any deficiencies of natural resources. The […]