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LA City Council Halts Discussion of Minimum Wage Exemption Pushed by Labor Unions

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LA City Council Halts Discussion of Minimum Wage Exemption Pushed by Labor Unions Melissa Quinn / April 15, 2016 The Los Angeles City Council isn’t currently planning to further discuss a proposal exempting union members from the southern California city’s new minimum wage, despite the proposal having the backing of labor unions. A spokesperson for Councilmember Curren Price, chairman of… Read more »

High Minimum Wage is Killing Jobs – Raising the Minimum Wage – 8 employees down to 1

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High Minimum Wage is Killing Jobs. Raising the Minimum Wage – 8 employees down to 1 Under California’s Minimum Wage, This Bookstore Owner Is Struggling to Survive Melissa Quinn / April 07, 2016 After more than a decade at the helm of her bookstore, Ann Kinner faces an uncertain future because of new measures at the city and state level… Read more »

After Huge Minimum Wage Hike, What California’s Economic Future Could Look Like

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  After Huge Minimum Wage Hike, What California’s Economic Future Could Look Like Melissa Quinn / March 28, 2016 California lawmakers and labor leaders are cheering a new deal that, if passed, raises the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, making the Golden State the first in the country to do so. But labor experts are already warning that… Read more »

Meet Business Owners Fighting San Diego’s Proposed Minimum Wage Hike

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Meet Business Owners Fighting San Diego’s Proposed Minimum Wage Hike Melissa Quinn / February 24, 2016 Following in the footsteps of cities in northern California, San Diego is weighing an increase to its minimum wage that small business owners warn could serve as a “job killer” for them. The city is gearing up to vote on a proposal to raise… Read more »

Business Leader Predicts Oregon Will Lose 62,700 Jobs Due to Minimum Wage Hike

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Business Leader Predicts Oregon Will Lose 62,700 Jobs Due to Minimum Wage Hike Sixty-two thousand seven hundred jobs, G O N E! In just one State! Leah Jessen / February 23, 2016   Oregon state legislators, acting despite the concerns of business groups, have passed a geographically based increase in the minimum wage. Two of the state’s business leaders, speaking to The Daily Signal,… Read more »