-The New York Times
The report, from the Economic Roundtable, a nonprofit research group that focuses on social and economic issues in Southern California, delves into the largely unexplored topic of what Amazon is costing the communities where it has warehouses.
From Axios: “Eighteen states rang in 2019 with minimum wage increases – some that will ultimately rise as high as $15 an hour – and so far, opponents’ dire predictions of job losses have not come true.”
– The Hill
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is calling for employers to give part-time workers more predictable schedules and benefits as part of the presidential candidate’s “Fair Workweek” plan released Tuesday.
– The Washington Post
Child care is more expensive than in-state tuition at public universities in about 30 states, according to the nonprofit Child Care Aware of America. Tuition and fees at state universities in Maryland averaged $9,900 for residents in 2018, but full-time infant care at a licensed center cost nearly twice as much.